Public Works Board

Since its founding in 1985, the Public Works Board (PWB) has awarded more than $3.1 billion in loans and grants to over 2,000 infrastructure projects across the state. These projects promote public health and safety, protect the environment, promote community and economic development, and broadband connectivity.


FCC Broadband Mapping

The Washington State Public Works Board, Washington State Broadband Office, and Community Economic Revitalization Board encourage the public to review and verify or challenge the information for their location on the recently published FCC National Broadband Map. The accuracy of this map is critical for future broadband funding allocations. Step by step guidance for FCC Broadband Mapping has been made available.

Public Works Board approves over $118 million in pre-construction and construction loans 

Funding awards support vital community infrastructure projects across Washington state OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Washington State Public Works Board (PWB) approved over $118 million in funding for local community infrastructure projects at its Friday, Nov. 4 meeting. Loans from the PWB’s traditional pre-construction and construction programs will fund vital public infrastructure across six different systems: streets and roads, bridges, domestic water, stormwater, sanitary sewers, and solid waste and recycling. Pre-Construction


Public Works Board meetings are open to the public, and all are welcome to attend. Meetings are held in hybrid format, both in-person and online. Please check the 2023 PWB Meeting Schedule (PDF) for connection information and meeting times.


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