August 5th, 2013 | by ANDREA DAMEWOOD News | Posted In: PDX News, Transportation, Activism, Environment

Columbia River Crossing Website No Longer Says Project is Shutting Down

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When the Columbia River Crossing was unceremoniously dumped from Oregon and Washington's transportation project rolls in early July, the erstwhile "long term comprehensive solution" for Interstate 5 quickly changed its splash page to this (screen grab from July 8):






But as WW reported, there's effort underway to try and revive the project in some form, as evidenced by the CRC's continued progress in applying for permits and complete other necessary work to build the $3.5 billion megaproject, despite Washington's Senate rejecting a transportation funding package that contained any money for it.

And today, the project's website has a whole new message. It's got no mention of the CRC closing down. Instead, "questions related to the project" should be directed to the Oregon or Washington departments of transportation:

A spokeswoman for the CRC did not immediately return a phone call and email for comment Monday afternoon.



 
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