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Ore. Bach Festival to start $8.7M building

The Oregon Bach Festival will be breaking ground in June on its permanent new home on the University of Oregon campus. The new building will be adjacent to the Frohnmayer Music Building and will likely be called Berwick Hall.


Lakewood picked for $80M train base

By JOURNAL STAFF

Sound Transit yesterday picked a site in Pierce County for an $80 million Sounder maintenance base. The site is between Steilacoom Boulevard Southwest and 100th Street Southwest in Lakewood.


Sound Transit's new proposal is to speed up light rail expansion

By JOURNAL STAFF

Sound Transit released a new proposed timeline for the next phase of light rail that shaves a few years off the initial estimates of when new lines will open.


1,500-mile stretch of highway will get plantings for bees, butterflies

By DAVID PITT

Native prairie grasses and flowers will provide food and refuge. They also don't have to be mowed as often and help prevent erosion.



McMenamins preparing to start Tacoma Elks Lodge renovation

By NAT LEVY

McMenamins is known for turning historic structures into new attractions, but the old Tacoma Elks Lodge might be its toughest job yet.




Paul Allen gives KEXP $500K for new home

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has donated $500,000 toward Seattle public radio station KEXP to help it pay for its new home at Seattle Center.


Portland maps quake hazard buildings

The city of Portland has released a map and database showing about 1,800 unreinforced masonry buildings that may be vulnerable to shaking during an earthquake if they are not structurally retrofitted.


Orangetheory Fitness opens in Bothell

By JOURNAL STAFF

Another four studios are under construction in Seattle, Maple Valley and Mill Creek


Homeowners sue Houston, charging 'horrific' floods make homes unsafe

By FRANK BAJAK

Activists blame worsening flooding on unrestrained development that has swallowed up 15,000 acres of water-absorbing wetlands since 1992.


Forest Service wants to save 4 old cabins in central Oregon

The cabins are in need of major repair. Seven others and a lodge were demolished in the 1980s.


Workers find century-old boat under N.J. house

The 44-foot wooden boat with its rudder intact will be destroyed.


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NWCB 2016 Outstanding Project of the Year Awards
Contractor: Performance Contracting

Contractor: Performance Contracting

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Our wet climate poses health, life-safety and structural concerns on buildings made with cross-laminated timber panels.












Washington Aggregates and Concrete Association
2016 Excellence in Concrete Construction
Award Winners

Bellevue Youth Theatre

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Elevated levels can decrease performance and lead to lethargy, headaches and even death.



Our wet climate poses health, life-safety and structural concerns on buildings made with cross-laminated timber panels.


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