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Interstate 5 Bridge

Townsfolk turn out for the opening of the Interstate Bridge on Feb. 14, 1917.

Radio show takes us back to 1917 opening of Interstate Bridge

Townsfolk turn out for the opening of the Interstate Bridge on Feb. 14, 1917.

February 19, 2023, 6:00am Clark County News

If radio had been around in 1917 to broadcast Vancouver Mayor Milton Evans bellowing his celebratory speech about the opening of the Interstate Bridge, listeners would have heard honking car horns, clashing cymbals and beating drums of the police marching band in the background. Read story

Construction of toll stations starts on the Interstate Bridge.

Interstate Bridge: Second span revives tolls

Construction of toll stations starts on the Interstate Bridge.

February 19, 2023, 5:55am Clark County News

A howitzer boomed and jets zoomed overhead as hundreds of spectators gathered to celebrate the opening of the second span of the Interstate 5 Bridge. Read story

The Interstate Bridge Replacement Program will reapply for a Federal Highway Administration grant, as well as two others, after it receives an expected $1 billion commitment from the Oregon Legislature later this year.

I-5 Bridge replacement program misses out on grant

The Interstate Bridge Replacement Program will reapply for a Federal Highway Administration grant, as well as two others, after it receives an expected $1 billion commitment from the Oregon Legislature later this year.

January 4, 2023, 6:02pm Clark County News

The Interstate Bridge Replacement Program will not be receiving money from the Federal Highway Administration’s Bridge Investment Program this time around, although it will be eligible to reapply later this year. Read story

Cars and trucks travel north on the Interstate 5 Bridge, seen from the top of one of the northbound bridge lift towers.

I-5 Bridge replacement program studies auxiliary lane options

Cars and trucks travel north on the Interstate 5 Bridge, seen from the top of one of the northbound bridge lift towers.

December 13, 2022, 6:04am Business

The Interstate Bridge Replacement program announced Friday that it is studying more than one auxiliary lane — lanes connecting onramps and offramps — for a replacement bridge, a change of course from their original plan. Read story

Cars and trucks travel north on the Interstate 5 Bridge, seen from the top of one of the northbound bridge lift towers.

New I-5 Bridge cost: Likely $6 Billion

Cars and trucks travel north on the Interstate 5 Bridge, seen from the top of one of the northbound bridge lift towers.

December 9, 2022, 1:30pm Business

The Interstate 5 Bridge replacement is expected to cost $5.5 billion to $7.5 billion, with $6 billion being the likeliest outcome, according to Greg Johnson, Interstate Bridge Replacement Program administrator. Read story

Above, Bob Ortblad, a retired civil engineer and proponent of an immersed tube tunnel, is one of the program's most vocal critics.

I-5 Bridge Replacement Program leaders, critics make their case

Above, Bob Ortblad, a retired civil engineer and proponent of an immersed tube tunnel, is one of the program's most vocal critics.

December 6, 2022, 7:24pm Clark County News

Interstate Bridge Replacement leaders, vocal critics and curious residents alike were packed into a conference room Monday night at the Hayden Island Holiday Inn to hear presentations and ask questions about the project. Read story

Interstate Bridge Replacement Program Administrator Greg Johnson, left, and Principal Equity Officer Johnell Bell hope the project will set a new standard for mega and transportation projects in terms of equity.

Equity front and center on I-5 Bridge replacement project

Interstate Bridge Replacement Program Administrator Greg Johnson, left, and Principal Equity Officer Johnell Bell hope the project will set a new standard for mega and transportation projects in terms of equity.

December 3, 2022, 6:12am Clark County News

Johnell Bell, the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program’s principal equity officer, likes to say, “You can’t know equity unless you know history.” Read story

Cars travel along the Oregon side of I-5 and the Interstate Bridge on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, as seen from the top of one of the northbound bridge lift towers.

Crews repair I-5 Bridge cable that broke, fell onto south span

Cars travel along the Oregon side of I-5 and the Interstate Bridge on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, as seen from the top of one of the northbound bridge lift towers.

November 18, 2022, 5:07pm Clark County News

A 275-foot, 2-inch-thick cable fell from a tower onto the sidewalk of the southbound span of the Interstate 5 Bridge Thursday afternoon. There were no injuries or property damage. Read story

Joseph Fowler, right, is one of roughly 65,000 Clark County workers who commute to Portland. But unlike most of them, he rides public transportation.  At top, a C-Tran bus stops at the Fisher's Landing Transit Center before taking commuters to the Parkrose/Sumner transit center in Portland so they can board a MAX light rail train.

The rail world: MAX offers cheap, quick commute for Clark County, Portland residents

Joseph Fowler, right, is one of roughly 65,000 Clark County workers who commute to Portland. But unlike most of them, he rides public transportation.  At top, a C-Tran bus stops at the Fisher's Landing Transit Center before taking commuters to the Parkrose/Sumner transit center in Portland so they can board a MAX light rail train.

November 13, 2022, 6:02am Business

As Joseph Fowler boarded the MAX light rail on his way to work one October morning, he found a seat near an exit door. There were about 30 people aboard, mostly commuters and tired travelers headed to downtown Portland from the airport. You could notice the quiet of the early… Read story

Arguably the biggest change from the days of the Columbia River Crossing project a decade ago, the Coast Guard now requires a preliminary navigation determination to be created much earlier in the review process.

I-5 Bridge replacement officials learn from past, hope policy changes smooth path to new span

Arguably the biggest change from the days of the Columbia River Crossing project a decade ago, the Coast Guard now requires a preliminary navigation determination to be created much earlier in the review process.

November 2, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

One of the biggest hurdles the Interstate Bridge Replacement program faces has moved much closer to the starting line, thanks to policy changes made following the failed Columbia River Crossing megaproject. Read story