Manning Crevice Bridge Replacement

Grand Coulee Dam memorial found in Colville

http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2014/may/25/forgotten-sacrifices-grand-coulee-dam-memorial-fou

Flaming Gorge Dam Construction

A fan blog devoted to bridges, dams, infrastructure, and the awesomeness of the built environment.

Talk of tearing down the dams. Again.

Last May, a federal judge — for the fifth time — rejected the government’s plan for protecting threatened and endangered salmon in the Columbia River system. He said agencies must take a new look at all approaches to managing the dams — including breaching those on...

When collapse is only a matter of time

When collapse is only a matter of time

As we speak, a battle is taking place in the towns near Mosul Dam to free the region from ISIS control. This would not normally be notable, except for one thing: the dam is slowly dissolving from the inside out, and the fighting is keeping engineers from mitigating...

The Bridge to Nowhere

The Bridge to Nowhere

I love the history of roads in the American West, and all the peculiarities you find along the way. It's not hard to come across abandoned right of ways or older versions of current highways (like the old Columbia River Gorge Route 30). It is rare to find a highway...