$16B Transportation Package Will Keep Contractors Busy Here for Years to Come


The volume of construction work that’s already underway and that’s set to begin here in Washington will have contractors looking back someday on these being the boom times.

There are the ongoing mega projects like the Big Bore, the Seawall, and the 520 Bridge—projects that have their share of issues, but nevertheless promise to keep contractors busy for several years to come.

But the real economic driver is the unprecedented transportation and infrastructure package the governor recently signed into law. The package promises to spend $16 billion over the next 16 years. At its peak, projects around the state will be spending an average of $1.6 billion per year between 2019 and 2025.

To read the entire article published in the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce, click here.