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Construction Resources and Links

Federal Highway Administration 

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)  is a part of the U.S. Department of Transportation and is headquartered in Washington, D.C., with field offices across the United States.

  • National Highway Specifications (NHS)
    This site consists of a searchable library of transportation specifications from across the country. It includes emerging specifications in the areas of quality assurance, performance-related, warranty specifications, and other innovative specifications. The site features a discussion forum to enhance communication and feedback among the community of users.
  • Information about Buy America requirements is available on FHWA's website .
  • Information on the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) is available on the WSDOT traffic website. Information is also available on the FHWA  site.

Looking for construction equipment rental rates?  

The WSDOT/AGC Rental Rate Agreement specifies that the Rental Rate Blue Book for Construction Equipment from EquipmentWatch will be used to determine the equipment rental rates. You can check out their web site at  http://www.equipmentwatch.com. You can also reach them at 1-800)-669-3282 ext. 76768.

Associated General Contractors 

Associated General Contractors of Washington 


Industrial Fire Precaution (IFP)

Department of Natural Resources IFP Resources

IFP Levels Shutdown Zones Maps (WSDOT adapted with mileposts):

Eastern Region
ER Area 1 (pdf 7mb)
ER Area 2 (pdf 12mb)
ER Area 3 (pdf 14mb)
ER Area 4 (pdf 15mb)
Olympic Region
OR Area 1 (pdf 6mb)
OR Area 2 (pdf 6mb)
OR Area 3 (pdf 8mb)
OR Area 4 (pdf 7mb)
North Central Region
NCR Area 1 (pdf 11mb)
NCR Area 2 (pdf 11mb)
NCR Area 3 (pdf 16mb)
South Central Region
SCR Area 1 (pdf 11mb)
SCR Area 2 (pdf 13mb)
SCR Area 3 (pdf 11mb)
SCR Area 4 (pdf 12mb)
Northwest Region
NWR Area 1 (pdf 4mb)
NWR Area 2 (pdf 10mb)
NWR Area 3 (pdf 11mb)
NWR Area 5 (pdf 4mb)
Southwest Region
SWR Area 1 (pdf 5mb)
SWR Area 2 (pdf 7mb)
SWR Area 3 (pdf 5mb)
SWR Area 4 (pdf 8mb)
View All Region Area Maps (pdf 21mb)