Proposed Mega-Bridge Drifts Toward Gridlock


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The big official news recently about the proposed Columbia River Crossing bridge between Portland and Vancouver is the shaving of the price-tag from $4.2 billion to $3.6 billion. Today, the Project Sponsors Council (which includes local electeds, transit officials and Department of Transportation officials from Washington and Oregon) punted on whether to vote to approve the down-sized option. ...   More
 
Friday, December 4, 2009 NIGEL JAQUISS

"Unacceptable Impacts:" Local Electeds Call for CRC Changes


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Metro Council President David Bragdon, Portland Mayor Sam Adams, Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt and Clark County Chairman Steve Stuart today presented governors of Washington and Oregon with a letter that casts new doubts on the future of the proposed Columbia River Crossing bridge between Portland and Vancouver. "Notwithstanding our stated support for a CRC project, we believe that the cost, physical ...   More
 
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

Governors Stiff-Arm Local Pols On CRC: "Project Can't Afford Delays"


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Last month, Portland Mayor Sam Adams, Metro Council President David Bragdon, Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt and Clark County Chair Steve Stuart wrote to the governors of Washington and Oregon asking for a meeting "as soon as scheduling will allow." Those local pols' goal? To address their concerns have about the proposed $3.6 billion Columbia River Crossing bridge project. The schedules for Oregon ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

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