WSDOT has assembled information from around the state and around the country to answer the frequently-heard comment that highway construction costs in this state are typically higher than in other states. This is not true. Washington State’s costs for typical roadway projects are very much in line with comparable projects from other states. However, when it comes to very large, complicated projects, the significant variations in scope and setting for each project limit the usefulness of state-to-state comparisons.
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