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$741M San Ysidro border crossing is done; so how is it working out?


Motorists at the nation's busiest border crossing were accustomed to waiting hours while vendors paraded between lanes with everything from sliced papaya and hot oatmeal to sombreros and ceramic mugs. Now, thanks to a $741 million construction project, they may not have enough time to lower their windows and order a cappuccino.

Mortenson is in line to be GC/CM for $160M Link Northgate Station


Mortenson Construction is in the catbird seat to get the general contractor/construction manager contract for the N160 Sound Transit Northgate Station, elevated guideway and parking garage project.

Holland may build tower on First Hill


Holland Partner Group is eyeing a 17-story mixed-use tower on the site of a McDonald's restaurant at 1122 Madison St. on First Hill.

Richland lab supports 6,800 jobs statewide

The U.S. Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland supported more than $1.3 billion in spending and 6,800 jobs in the Washington state economy last year, according to a study prepared by lab economists and released Thursday.

Veterans share stories about their big projects


Some of Seattle's most iconic projects might have fizzled if not for the creativity of the people who designed and built them.

Plum Creek's ‘green' lumber challenged

A watchdog group is challenging the environmentally friendly “green lumber” certification for Plum Creek Timberlands, one of the nation's biggest landowners and timber producers.

Sound Transit OKs $1.2B budget


Sound Transit's Board OK'd a $1.2 billion budget for 2015 that includes money for light rail construction and new buses.

Woman sues over Fenway elevator fall

A 22-year-old woman who fell two stories down an elevator shaft at Fenway Park and was seriously injured is suing the owner of the Boston Red Sox and an elevator company.

Daly Partners starts 61 units in Dexter Courtyard Apartments

Daly Partners recently broke ground on Dexter Courtyard Apartments at 1701 Dexter Ave. N. on Queen Anne.

Hahn Building is not a landmark


The Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board on Wednesday voted against nominating the Hahn Building at 103 Pike St. as a city landmark. The vote was two in favor of nominating it and six against.

WSU will study climate change risks


The U.S. Department of Defense gave Washington State University Tri-Cities a four-year, $994,000 contract to study risks posed by climate change to defense facilities.

Gas pipeline office closing in Alaska

The office of the federal coordinator for Alaska gas pipeline projects is shutting down after not being included in the budget bill that Congress recently passed.

Hospital in Pendleton to be razed

After years of trying to save it, Pendleton leaders are cheering plans to raze the former Blue Mountain Recovery Center, a state mental hospital that was shuttered in March.

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High performance buildings are a waste if the people inside don’t understand how to operate them.

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