He says project has been inspected enough, another review would waste tax money
The Columbia River Crossing project does not need another investigation, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee wrote recently in a letter to conservative leadership in the state Senate.
The U.S. Coast Guard is still months away from making a decision that could make or break the Columbia River Crossing. But the Coast Guard on Tuesday formally kicked off the comment period inviting the public to speak directly to the agency that essentially holds veto power over the project.
Petition for a ballot initiative is rejected as legally flawed
The Vancouver City Council declined Monday to place an anti-light rail initiative on the November ballot.
Striping work on southbound Interstate 5 will temporarily close two lanes near Northeast 179th Street starting Saturday night, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation.
Figure related to future operating cost of light-rail submitted to agency
The Columbia River Crossing says an error of more than $3 million was the reason project officials gave the Federal Transit Administration an inaccurate operating cost estimate for at least two years.
Plan includes conditional planning dollars for CRC
The Washington Legislature this afternoon approved a compromise transportation budget, which includes $81.7 million for the Columbia River Crossing project, as well places some conditions on the CRC.
OLYMPIA -- The transportation revenue package that would provide Washington's $450 million share of the Columbia River Crossing project will be not be addressed until after the normal legislative session has passed, according to House Speaker Pro Tempore Jim Moeller, D-Vancouver.
Focus turns to whether lawmakers will approve separate revenue package
OLYMPIA — Washington state lawmakers have reached an apparent deal on an $8.8 billion transportation budget that would allocate money for roadway maintenance and continue paying for existing big-ticket projects like the floating bridge across Lake Washington and replacing the Alaskan Way Viaduct tunnel.
Republican from Vancouver is key in Senate coalition
OLYMPIA — With two days left in the 2013 regular legislative session, Sen. Don Benton, R-Vancouver, looks to be a player.
Washington Legislature has yet to approve state's share of funding
Oregon officials won’t support a Columbia River Crossing alternative that excludes light rail, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber’s spokesman said Wednesday, adding that removing light rail will kill the project.