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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

A bypass would reduce traffic congestion and restore vibrancy to downtown Pullman, said councilmember Francis Benjamin.

Local officials consider Pullman bypass

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter February 7, 2022

Members of the Whitman County Board of Commissioners and the Pullman City Council are considering different proposals for building a bypass around Pullman, with costs ranging from $10 million to $100 million. Whitman...

The pedestrian bridge between Troy Hall and Wegner Hall over Stadium Way remains closed to the public, Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022.

Facilities Services works on next steps for Troy, Johnson Tower bridges

CALLIE GERBER, Evergreen reporter January 14, 2022

WSU Facilities Services will keep the Troy and Johnson Tower bridges closed out of caution while they solidify plans for construction work. In 2019-2020, Facilities Services conducted a study on all...

Maintenance rooms containing a risk of asbestos exposure are marked with proper signage.

Asbestos on campus: Present but not immediate danger

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter November 17, 2021

Most buildings on campus built between World War II and the 1970s contain asbestos, a harmful mineral. Floor tile and pipe insulation are the most common places asbestos is located, said Matthew McKibbin,...

Global Animal Health Phase 2 will have laboratory spaces for diagnostic testing and research, as well as spaces for lectures.

WSU completes two buildings, nears completion on third

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor December 7, 2020

WSU recently completed two building projects on campus and will finish the third, Global Animal Health Phase 2, in January.  The three buildings cost the university more than $100 million total, which...

It currently takes about two weeks for SEL to receive circuit boards from its manufacturer. The new facility in Moscow will make circuit boards, so they can be sent to SEL in a few days.

SEL to build Moscow manufacturing plant

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief December 4, 2020

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories will build a facility in Moscow to speed up its manufacturing process, build higher-quality products and provide more jobs in the area. The manufacturing plant will...

Pullman City Councilmembers approved several building developments, including Kamiak Cottages’ planned development and the planned Paradise Hills subdivision project.

Councilmembers approve Kamiak Cottages planned development

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter October 21, 2020

The Pullman City Council approved several building developments and heard a presentation on the status of criminal justice in Pullman during its virtual meeting Tuesday night. Construction in town The...

Two professors in WSUs School of Design and Construction are recycling drywall to address an environmental problem.

Professors design novel process for recycling drywall

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor October 20, 2020

Two WSU professors invented a process to recycle drywall into blocks, which can then be used for construction projects. Drywall is a common building material made from the mineral gypsum, also known...

A runway is being constructed at Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport. The airport will begin construction on a new terminal next year.

Local airport receives million-dollar grant for new terminal

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter October 2, 2020

Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport was awarded about $1 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration to build a new terminal. The new terminal is necessary because the old terminal was undersized...

Councilmember Al Sorenson asked whether the monitoring and video surveillance system has failed. His question was answered with an affirmative.

City council plans for bus surveillance improvements, in-person meetings

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter June 24, 2020

The Pullman City Council rejected a bid 6-1 that would resurface streets near Pioneer Hill because the bid did not satisfy requirements to hire more construction firms owned by members of underserved communities...

The demolition of Johnson Hall will cost about $8 million and will be replaced by a new USDA Agricultural Research Services building.

WSU to demolish Johnson Hall

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter May 13, 2020

WSU hopes to receive state funding between the 2021 and 2023 fiscal year in order to demolish Johnson Hall, which would cost about $8 million.  Phil Weiler, WSU’s vice president for marketing and...

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