Seamless Seattle: A New Wayfinding System

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Seattle, the emerald city, has emerged as one of the fastest-growing cities in the US. The city has developed into a technology center in the last.

June 2022 City Scoop: Seattle

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Dodge offers data on projected 2022 construction starts in the Seattle area

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Fast-Rising Costs Cited in Delay of Seattle Apartment Tower

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A postponed condo project in Seattle shows the effects of high labor and material prices

MudHoney TBM Launches in Seattle

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The Seattle tunnel-boring machine dubbed MudHoney has launched to create a combined sewer outflow tunnel

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Report: Seattle Bid Costs Rose Fast in the Last Year

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A cancelled condo project in Seattle shows the effects of high labor and material prices

Seattle Bridge to Reopen After 30-Month-Long Emergency Repair Project

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The West Seattle Bridge is slated to reopen after a $67-million effort to repair cracks and stabilize the structure

[PHOTOS] Seattle Co. Holds Holiday Lights Crane Contest

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Linden Comansa, a Washington State-based rental company, held a holiday lights contest for decorating tower cranes on numerous job sites across Seattle and its surrounding area.

The anti-high rise: Seattle's The Net by NBBJ

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In this exclusive video interview for HorizonTV, Ryan Mullenix, Design Partner with NBBJ , talks with BD+C 's John Caulfield about a new building in Seattle called The Net that promotes wellness and connectivity.

Seattle Concrete Drivers Strike

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Union ready-mix concrete truck drivers in Seattle voted to strike when their contract expired July 31. As of Wednesday, more than a quarter of them have walked off the job, according to the Seattle Times. Negotiations with five sand and gravel companies broke down several weeks ago after the companies and union representatives could not come to terms

Seattle looks to become America’s most walkable city with a new citywide wayfinding system

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The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), in its attempt to make Seattle the most walkable and accessible city in America, has recently appointed Applied Information Group to create a citywide wayfinding system to encourage and enable more walking and rolling

Los Angeles ties Seattle for most cranes in Q2 2019

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This is the first time in more than three years that Seattle has not been RLB's sole No. 1 for crane counts in the U.S.

Seattle to Improve Tower Crane Disassembly Regulations

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Seattle lawmakers are pushing for more regulations and bigger fines around the disassembly of tower cranes after a fatal crane collapse last April that was deemed “avoidable,” the Seattle Times reports.

Seattle to Mitigate Bottleneck With I-5 Widening

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Construction will start in downtown Seattle on May 24 to lessen the state's worst highway congestion

Seattle Monitoring Cracks on Other West Seattle Bridge

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The West Seattle Low Bridge, also known as the Spokane Street Swing Bridge, needs crack repair

Modular construction helps tackle affordable housing crisis in Seattle

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Cubix North Park in Seattle, Washington defies the misconceptions of modular construction. The project passed the rigorous Seattle Design Review board with its modulated façade and playful expression of the modular components

Is Seattle's building boom over?

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There are still plenty of projects in the pipeline, but construction has declined in the past six months and Seattle's crane count has fallen by 22

Design details released about new development in Seattle’s vibrant Belltown district

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Concrete Drivers Strike Ends in Seattle Without Contract Resolution

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Over 300 concrete delivery drivers and support staff returned to work on Monday in Seattle without a new contract in hand, an unconditional end to a strike that lasted nearly five months

Video: Seattle's One Smart Tunnel

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Heavy construction on Seattle's SR99 tunnel and SR 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program is wrapping up and WSDOT says the tunnel may be open to traffic this fall. Earlier this month, contractor Seattle Tunnel Partners (STP) installed the last of the 1,152 road panels that together form the lower (northbound) roadway

CenturyLink Opens Cloud Development Center In Seattle

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CenturyLink Opens Cloud Development Center In Seattle appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Southeast Washington Bellevue Blog-Oct-2014 CenturyLink Monroe Seattle Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. New home for cloud platform development and innovation adds to year of significant CenturyLink Cloud milestones.

Award of Merit Specialty: Seattle Monorail Electrical Room Upgrades

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Installed in 1962 for Seattle’s World Fair, the city’s monorail electrical system at Seattle Center and Westlake Center stations was overdue for an upgrade

Expedia Announces Plans For New Headquarters In Seattle

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Expedia''s new home features spectacular views of downtown Seattle, Mt. Expedia Announces Plans For New Headquarters In Seattle appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Far West Washington Workforce Training/Skilled Workforce Bellevue Blog-April-2015 Expedia Seattle Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Rainier, the Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains.

GLY Construction to build underground, robotic parking garage for Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

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A three-level, robotic parking garage will be built underneath an upcoming addition to the ZGF Architects-designed Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) clinic in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood.

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Tutor Perini-Dragados JV will appeal $57M breach of contract verdict on $2B Seattle tunnel project

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A superior court in Olympia, Washington, rejected Seattle Tunnel Partners' counterclaim of $330 million against the Washington State DOT

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FIFA World Cup 2026 To Boost Economy Across 16 Host Cities

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The 16 Host Cities picked for FIFA World Cup 2026 were selected based on transportation, human rights, stadium infrastructure, fan fest locations and training sites.

Seattle crane count falls, still leads nation

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The number of cranes dotting the Seattle skyline dropped below 50 for the first time since 2015

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Why Trade Shows Are Valuable To Your Construction Business (Featuring Seattle Home Show Spring 2019)

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successful contractor Contractor Tips Contractor Relationships Construction Strategy Seattle Home Show Trade ShowOrganizations and industries, no matter the career discipline, is fully invested in coordinating and taking part in conferences, summits, expos, and exhibits.

Seattle's Climate Pledge Arena Touted as World's Greenest

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Seattle’s Climate Pledge Arena aims to be the first International Living Future Institute Zero Carbon certified professional sports venue in the world

Seattle arena costs creep to $900M

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Developers aren't scrimping on the design for an expansive venue under the historic KeyArena roof, said an official explaining the project's price tag, which in 2017 was $660 million

For First Time, San Francisco Lands Top Spot In Clean Energy Rankings

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San Francisco took top honors in ACEEE's 2021 City Clean Energy Scorecard, followed by Seattle; Washington, DC; Minneapolis; and Boston and New York.

Switch Automation Opens Seattle Office

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Switch Automation’s CEO Deb Noller has announced the opening of the company’s second West Coast office, in Seattle, to serve clients in the Pacific Northwest. Noller said, “We have placed our most senior operations person, Peter Rake, into Seattle, to work with more than 1.5 The post Switch Automation Opens Seattle Office appeared first on Business Facilities. Far West Washington Blog-aug-2013 building automation Seattle Posted by Heidi Schwartz.

Update: Pins Removed Early in Seattle Crane Collapse

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After further investigating the cause of collapse in Seattle’s tower crane back in April, officials have confirmed that the crane failed because “connecting pins were removed prematurely from the nearly 300-foot tower,” according to the Seattle Times.

Northwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Seattle

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Dodge offers data on projected 2020 construction starts in the Seattle area

MudHoney TBM Launches in Seattle

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Tunnel Boring Machine MudHoney begins working on a tunnel for the Ship Canal Water Project

Northwest 2020 Residential/Hospitality Best Project: citizenM Seattle

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Tucked inside one of Seattle's premier technology hubs, the seven-story, 264-room hotel is a model of innovation as the city's first fully modular hospitality building

Companies Choosing High Quality Offices In Response To Hybrid Work

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Companies are choosing high quality offices to encourage employees to work from the office and be their most productive when there, according to CBRE analysis.

Video: Fly Seattle's SR 99 Tunnel

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This video captures the ongoing construction of the interior roadways, safety systems and other elements that will carry and safeguard drivers passing beneath downtown Seattle in the new SR 99 tunnel. The drone enters at the tunnel’s north end, near Seattle Center. Washington State's DOT does a great job using drones to show off some of its best work.

Seattle Hotel Fined $355K for Asbestos Removal Violations

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A Seattle hotel owner who knew his building contained asbestos decided to cut corners and save money by removing it using untrained workers. As a result, the Seattle Pacific Hotel has been cited for multiple egregious safety and health violations and faces $355,000 in fines for exposing the workers to asbestos hazards

State Court Fails to Uphold Seattle Tunnel Builders' Risk Claim

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Washington court ruled that the damage did not constitute damage to the project under the policy terms

[VIDEO] Seattle Crane Collapse Likely Due to ‘Human Error’

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Human error may have been the cause of the Seattle tower crane collapse Saturday, killing four people and injuring four others. USA Today reports that experts who viewed video of the collapse suggest that workers who were disassembling the crane may have removed pins holding sections of the crane