AGC hires new Northern District Manager

AGC of Washington has hired long-time Bellingham resident Lance Calloway as its new Northern District Manager.
Posted on: 11/19/2018

Contractors invited to participate in WSDOT/FAA disparity study

The Washington State Department of Transportation, in partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration, is conducting a disparity study regarding FAA grants awarded to Washington State airports. This study is conducted to ensure that disadvantaged businesses have equal access to contracting opportunities and that the current program remains legally defensible and administratively successful.
Posted on: 11/06/2018

AGC’s career awareness legislation signed into law

In a victory for AGC, career awareness legislation spearheaded by the association was signed into law by Gov. Inslee last week.
Posted on: 05/08/2017

Conference looks at Seattle's construction history

Call for presentations due by Jan. 15, 2017
Posted on: 01/03/2017

Interested in serving on CPARB’s Project Review Committee?

The Capital Projects Advisory Review Board (CPARB) is seeking letters of interest from individuals knowledgeable in the use of alternative public works contracting procedures to serve three-year terms on its Project Review Committee (PRC).
Posted on: 04/11/2016

Grand opening for WSDOT's new SR-520 floating bridge

AGC of Washington is a proud sponsor of WSDOT's grand-opening "Go Long" celebration for the new SR-520 floating bridge.
Posted on: 03/28/2016

Munro named one of CWD's 2016 Women of the Year

The Center for Women and Democracy's annual "kicking Up Our Heels" event was held on March 8 at the Governor's Mansion in Olympia.
Posted on: 03/10/2016

2015 Construction Adventure Camp wows kids once again

The AGC Education Foundation recently completed its 2015 Construction Adventure Camp with students getting plenty of hands-on science technology engineering and math experience. Photo: Students from the Seattle Nativity School enjoy hands-on construction experience as they build their toolchests...
Posted on: 08/07/2015

Volunteer sought for soil and sediment workgroup

AGC is looking for a volunteer to serve on the Soil and Sediment Workgroup a committee established by the Department of Ecology for the purposes of providing input on new solid-waste rulemaking activity. The workgroup will be creating definitions of clean soil which will include numeric analytica...
Posted on: 07/27/2015

Students go hands-on at 2014 Construction Career Day

Hundreds of students from area high schools once again converged on Seattles Magnuson Park on October 9 to get up-close and personal and even hands-on with a wide range of construction trades. Students tried their hand at activities such as laying mortar on brick survey map reading and running a ...
Posted on: 10/13/2014

AGC of America partners with Hiring Our Heroes program

The Associated General Contractors of America recently joined the national Hiring Our Heroes program as part of the construction industry’s effort to add 100000 veterans over the next five years. The new partnership will make it easier for construction contractors to find recruit and hire veteran...
Posted on: 08/27/2014

Lease Crutcher Lewis goes all-out for Obliteride

Matt Hays Lease Crutcher Lewis After 2013s inaugural Obliteride a bicycling fundraiser for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Institute Lease Crutcher Lewis had a choice. In 2013 Lewis and its partners were the #1 fundraising and rider/volunteer team which resulted in the 2014 AGC of Washington...
Posted on: 08/14/2014

AGC members support boatshop revamp

In the fall of 2012 AGCs Seattle District began a partnership with the Center for Wooden Boats (CWB) to improve and repair CWB facilities. The most difficult project to come out of the relationship was the installation of a hoist system to mechanically raise historic small craft out of the water ...
Posted on: 08/04/2014

Construction-Adventure campers explore the possibilities

Teaching construction skills to a bunch of tweens? The AGC Education Foundation successfully undertook that challenge through its new Construction Adventure Camp held July 14-18.Eleven 4th-7th graders participated in the camp that included hands-on building jobsite tours safety presentations and ...
Posted on: 08/04/2014

Members sought for State building-code council

The State Building Code Council is seeking members for all of the technical advisory groups (TAGs) in preparation for the 2015 code-adoption cycle. TAGs conduct research into code-related matters review proposed amendments to codes and identify and define issues related to the codes as requested ...
Posted on: 07/09/2014

Korsmo, Moen host legislators to launch LEARN program

Senators Christine Rolfes (D-23) and Jim Honeyford (R-15) got up-close looks at construction projects thanks to hosts John Korsmo owner of Korsmo Construction and Michael Moen co-owner of G.H. Moen. Sen. Rolfes saw Korsmo’s Suquamish Tribal Clearwater Casino Resort expansion project outside of...
Posted on: 06/24/2014

Stillwell, Lange named to Foundation Board

The AGC Education Foundation Board of Trustees welcomes Mark Stillwell (L in photo) of Foushée & Associates Inc. and Ron Lange (R in photo) of Parker Smith & Feek Inc. as new members of the board. Additionally Kurt Boyd will continue his service through a renewed affiliation with Valley...
Posted on: 06/20/2014

CWU construction program gets boost from AGC

With help from the AGC of Washington an endowment has been established at Central Washington University’s Construction Management program that provides continuous funding for classroom equipment construction outreach and education. AGC recently made the last installment on a $50000 pledge for CW...
Posted on: 04/28/2014

IMCO hosts BHS students at Lynden jobsite

AGC of Washington was pleased to partner with IMCO General Construction and Bellingham High School for a Lunch with the Crew and jobsite tour event on March 20th. IMCO superintendent Joe Lupo and his crew hosted eight lucky Bellingham High School students at IMCOs wastewater treatment plant ex...
Posted on: 03/31/2014

Lewis Team Raises $126K to Obliterate Cancer

Lease Crutcher Lewis was the top fundraising team for Obliteride the inaugural bike ride fundraising event recently organized by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.  Lewis was an early and major supporter of the event. In the end Lewis donated $126000 raised by employees partner firms friends...
Posted on: 11/04/2013

2013 Pierce County Construction Career Day

Pierce County Career Day is an innovative workforce-development tool designed to provide high-school students with hands-on exposure to diverse and growing careers and to provide employers with a pipeline of professionals for tomorrow. The Pierce County Construction Partnership hosts ove...
Posted on: 11/04/2013

American Construction Flies the Colors: Purple and Gold

In support of the successful University of Washington football season and the appearance of ESPNs College Gameday show on the UW campus before the recent Oregon game American Construction Company proudly supported the University by flying the purple and gold flag off the SR520 Bridge.American ...
Posted on: 11/04/2013