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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 You can also reach them at 1-800)-669-3282 ext. 76768.

Associated General Contractors 

Associated General Contractors of Washington 

Industrial Fire Precaution (IFP)

IFP Levels Shutdown Zones Map (WSDOT adapted with mileposts) (pdf 21mb)

Department of Natural Resources IFP Resources