Local transit agency waits for verdict in Legislature
Citing several unanswered questions about the Columbia River Crossing project, the C-Tran board decided Tuesday evening to put off a decision about whether it should reaffirm its commitment to the controversial project.
Governor still battling to get state to pay $450 million share
It's all or nothing, Gov. Jay Inslee indicated Monday in the battle to get $450 million for the Columbia River Crossing project.
Says no need for planning funds without construction money
Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a transportation budget that puts money toward maintaining state roadways and continues spending on existing big-ticket projects, but he vetoed several sections, including one that would have spent $81 million in planning money for a replacement bridge carrying Interstate 5 over the Columbia River.
The Columbia River Crossing appears close to a mitigation agreement with two of the three major river manufacturers affected by the project, after Greenberry Industrial announced Monday that it was nearing a deal.
A series of maintenance lifts will cause delays on the northbound side of the Interstate 5 Bridge late Thursday and early Friday, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation.
Its role in project unclear, agency seeks answers on points of dispute
As it evaluates its role in the Columbia River Crossing project, the C-Tran Board of Directors on Tuesday walked through a series of disputed questions in a meeting with top project officials.
A car fire reported on Interstate 5 southbound, just north of the bridge, clogged traffic.
Company would be negatively impacted by a lower I-5 bridge over the Columbia River
Oregon Iron Works, one of the companies that would be negatively impacted by the Columbia River Crossing project, is close to reaching a mitigation deal with the CRC, Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee said this week.
SEATTLE — The state of Washington could pay as much as $475,000 for an outside study of three Transportation Department megaprojects — the Highway 520 floating bridge on Lake Washington, the Highway 99 tunnel under downtown Seattle, and an Interstate 5 bridge across the Columbia River.
List of 93 questions will begin the discussion of bridge, light-rail funding
The C-Tran Board of Directors will meet face-to-face Tuesday with Columbia River Crossing officials as the transit agency approaches a major decision point on its role in the controversial megaproject.