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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Schedule & Submission Guidelines:

Download Past Issues:


    Committee Spotlight

    Chapter Promotion

    Article Deadlines

    Advertising Deadlines

    Distribution Timeframe

    SPRING 2023

    Emergency Management


    Pre-Spring Conference

    Jan 6, 2023

    Jan 27, 2023

    Mid Mar

    SUMMER 2023


    Biophilic Design

    Spring Conference Recap & Project of the Year Awards

    Apr 28, 2023

    May 5, 2023

    Late June

    FALL 2023



    Pre-Fall Conference

    July 14, 2023

    Aug 4, 2023

    Mid Sept

    WINTER 2023


    Government Affairs

    Fall Conference Recap &

    Excellence Awards

    Oct 24,2023

    Nov 10, 2023

    Late Dec

    * Full Communication Calendar 2023 PDF with Social Media + Magazine committee Assignments.


    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.

    >>  2023 Online Media Kit

    For more information>> Rod Evason, Marketing Manager,, 204.799.2426

    Mailing List & More Information

    Looking to be added or removed from our mailing list?
    Or just looking to connect?

    Publication Committee Chair >> Patrick Skillings,, 360.491.3399

    Committee Spotlights

    The Committee Spotlights are approved 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 >> Communications Consultant: Juel Lugo, LILT,, 253.209.5112


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