Chapter Magazine

The Washington State PublicWorks magazine is a chapter-sponsored, quarterly magazine that features major projects, news on relevant topics, and profiles on industry professionals. The goal of the PublicWorks magazine is to be a resource to the public works community, inform and educate APWA WA members, showcase public works, and help our membership be prepared to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century.

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2019 Schedule & Submission Guidelines:

Download Past Issues:


    Committee Spotlight

    Chapter Promotion

    Article Deadlines

    Advertising Deadlines

    Distribution Timeframe


    Government Affairs

    Pre-Spring Conf

    Jan 2

    Feb 1

    Mid Mar



    Post-Spring Conf
    Project of the Year Awards

    Apr 23

    May 24

    Early Jul




    Aug 23

    Sep 20

    Late Oct


    Asset Management

    Post-Excellence Awards

    Oct 21

    Nov 15

    Late Dec

    More Information

    Looking to connect on the magazine in general?

    Publication Committee Chair >> Patrick Skillings, Skillings-Connolly,, 360.491.3399

    Looking to be added or removed from our mailing list?
    Publisher Liaison >> Leah LaCivita, 

    2019 Year Long-Focus:

    Intention Creates Reality was chosen by the President Lorelei Williams as a year-long focus and is the same theme as the conference." In spring 2019 we challenge you to anchor your intention to create your ideal future." The theme is characterized by goal setting, prioritization and strategic planning. If you have an article that may fit this theme please contact the President >> Lorelei Williams,, 206.684.5178

    Committee Spotlights

    The Committee Spotlights are chosen by the Board and rotate per year. They are a way to give committees an additional way to educate the broader membership on specific topics in their area of focus. (There are additional Committee Spotlights featured solely on Social Media.)

    >>  Submission Guidelines

    >>  Photo Worksheet

    Submit to >> Communications Consultant: Juel Lugo, LILT,, 253.209.5112

    Unsolicited Articles

    We accept unsolicited articles and are always amazed at what our members have accomplished. Based on the capacity of each issue we may need to delay unsolicited articles and /or work with you to edit the articles length. Use the Committee Spotlight submission guidelines and photo worksheet.

    Submit to >> Publisher Liaison: Leah LaCivita, MRSC,, 206.625.1300 x118


    Advertising is what keeps the magazine free to members. Each issue has a controlled circulation of 3,000 with a pass-along readership of over 9,000 that is direct mailed to public and private sector individuals, agencies and companies.

    >>  2019 Media Kit

    For more information>> Darrell Harris, Marketing Manager,, 877.985.9793


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