I-5 Bridge

Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Washington State Transport Package Sets Aside $450 Million for New I-5 Bridge

Traffic Traffic along Interstate 5 outside of Seattle. (Ted S. Warren/Associated Press)

The Washington state Senate Transportation Committee passed a $15 billion transportation package March 6 that includes $450 million for a new Interstate 5 bridge across the Columbia River.

Jake Thomas | The Columbian (Vancouver, Wash.)
March 7, 2019
Government, Business

NTSB Approves Safety Regulations at I-5 Bridge Hearing

The National Transportation Safety Board on July 15 said poor preparation on the part of a trucking company, a distracted pilot escort driver, and a weak permitting process by Washington transportation officials resulted in last year’s collapse of the Interstate 5 bridge.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
July 15, 2014

NTSB Investigators to Release I-5 Bridge Collapse Final Report July 15

Federal safety investigators are scheduled to provide the National Transportation Safety Board with their final report about last year’s Interstate 5 bridge collapse in Washington state.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
July 11, 2014