Biz Opps: WSDOT Announcements & Resources

WSDOT Announcements, Training, Biz Opps & Resources    Office of Minority & Women’s Business Enterprises Bid & Contracting Opportunities – click here City of Tacoma Public Works and Improvement Solicitations – check here Tacoma Means Business City of Tacoma/Community and Economic Development Department. For more information click here. Sound Transit Please click here to view the current snapshot of Procurement Solicitations for Sound Transit Washington PTAC Find government opportunities with […] Read more »

SR 305 Corridor Improvement Open Houses

Improvements are coming to SR 305! Kitsap Transit invites you to attend open houses this October to learn about proposed strategies! The Suquamish Tribe, Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), City of Bainbridge Island, City of Poulsbo, Kitsap County, and Kitsap Transit have partnered to identify the key transportation issues within the SR 305 corridor. Kitsap Transit is hosting open houses in October to learn […] Read more »

Biz Opps: WSDOT Free Training & Biz Opps

Free WSDOT Contracting Training Video Links Recent WSDOT Support Services Training Classes – Project Agreements, Administrative Considerations For Bidding, Complete General Estimating, Complete Scheduling and Workflow Management *new Federal Prevailing Wage – Davis Bacon, Business Plan Development, Accounting & Understanding Financial Statements SCORE Small Business Video Tutorials Cash Flow – UW Tacoma VIBE Brown Bag Session EIW Contractor University Free IRS Webinars Attention all Washington […] Read more »

WSDOT Announcements, Events & Resources for DBE Contractors and Consultants

    ANNOUNCEMENTS, EVENTS AND RESOURCES Resources Scholarship Opportunity for Diverse Businesses  This opportunity is: Sponsored by Bank of America Managed and administered by Communities Foundation of Texas And may be used for the Minority Business Executive Program at the University of Washington, Foster School of Business. Apply Online Center for Business Innovation, Lacey ScaleUp: comprehensive business growth training program  Free Training Video Links Recent WSDOT […] Read more »

WSDOT, Kitsap Transit seek input on local traffic congestion and service

    Kitsap County residents are asked to provide input on local state highway congestion and existing and future bus service. Both WSDOT and Kitsap Transit are conducting surveys and the public is encouraged to participate. Kitsap Transit will hold workshops later this month throughout the county to gather input and get help in creating a vision for local transportation in years to come. Washington State Department […] Read more »

WSDOT to fix bottleneck on southbound SR-3

Kitsap Daily News, Michelle Beahm BREMERTON — The bottleneck on State Route 3, between Bremerton and Gorst, is about to get fixed, according to Washington State Department of Transportation. “What we’re going to do is, we’ll use the existing highway’s footprint, and we’re going to extend the second lane of SR-3 … for about a mile,” said WSDOT spokesperson Doug Adamson. “This will provide congestion relief […] Read more »

WSDOT Training: How to Develop an Indirect Cost Rate Schedule from NHI

  Details:   When: October 24-25, 2016 8 am to 5 pm October 26-27, 2016 8 am to 5 pm   Where: WSDOT Northwest Region Conference Room 2A 15700 Dayton Avenue North Shoreline, WA  98133-5910   Plenty of parking! Click for Directions WSDOT is bringing back the National Highway Institute (NHI) for two more classes on developing indirect cost rates this October! This two-day advanced course […] Read more »

Newest Washington state ferry: M/V Suquamish

North Kitsap Herald OLYMPIA — The state Transportation Commission chose “Suquamish” as the name of the state’s fourth Olympic-class ferry at its meeting March 16. The selection follows a public process in which the commission considered three eligible names — Cowlitz, Sammamish, and Suquamish — and sought input from Washington State Ferries, the Ferry Advisory Committee Executive Council, ferry riders and the general public. “We’re […] Read more »

Biz Opps: WSDOT Open House for transportation contractors, subcontractors and consultants

Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) invites transportation contractors, subcontractors and consultants to learn more about Connecting Washington project and program opportunities planned for the next six years. The Open House is scheduled for Thursday, January 21st from 4-7pm at the Hillton Bellevue, SkyView Ballroom located at 300 112th Ave. SE, Bellevue, WA 98004 YOUR RSVP IS REQUESTED FOR PLANNING PURPOSES If you have any […] Read more »

Commissioners host series of forums for local ferry commuters

(Port Orchard, WA)  As the Washington State Department of Transportation updates its Ferries Division Long-Range Plan, Kitsap County is engaging residents in discussions about local ferry priorities. The Kitsap County Board of Commissioners will host a series of five forums in partnership with the cities of Bremerton and Bainbridge Island and Ferry Advisory Committee members. Meetings will be held in each of the local ferry […] Read more »