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Interstate 5 Bridge

Trucks commonly use the Interstate 5 Bridge, but frequent congestion slows movement of freight.

Portland City Council, Port of Portland unanimously vote for I-5 Bridge plan

Trucks commonly use the Interstate 5 Bridge, but frequent congestion slows movement of freight.

July 13, 2022, 4:30pm Business

The Portland City Council and the Port of Portland have each voted to move the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program’s modified locally preferred alternative plan forward, bringing the early draft — with plenty of room for changes — closer to the environmental testing phase. Read story

Delicate blossoms frame the Interstate 5 Bridge as they brighten the Vancouver Waterfront on March 24. The Interstate Bridge Replacement Program's locally preferred alternative is making rounds to local agencies before it can progress to the next project phase.

Vancouver City Council approves early I-5 Bridge plan

Delicate blossoms frame the Interstate 5 Bridge as they brighten the Vancouver Waterfront on March 24. The Interstate Bridge Replacement Program's locally preferred alternative is making rounds to local agencies before it can progress to the next project phase.

July 11, 2022, 7:29pm Business

The Vancouver City Council, Port of Vancouver and C-Tran voted Monday and Tuesday to approve the early draft of a plan to replace the Interstate 5 Bridge. Read story

The Hood River Bridge over the Columbia River with Mount Hood in the background is seen from White Salmon.

White Salmon and Hood River Bridge a critical connection

The Hood River Bridge over the Columbia River with Mount Hood in the background is seen from White Salmon.

July 9, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

Residents’ fears continue to swell as the strength of their community’s connecting bridge becomes faultier by the day. Read story

Clark County Councilors Gary Medvigy, left, and Richard Rylander work during a meeting at the Clark County Public Service Center on May 3.

Proposed Clark County Council resolution: No light rail without vote

Clark County Councilors Gary Medvigy, left, and Richard Rylander work during a meeting at the Clark County Public Service Center on May 3.

June 29, 2022, 5:44pm Clark County News

The Clark County Council is considering a resolution that supports an Interstate 5 replacement bridge but also “opposes every light rail project in Clark County unless it is first supported by a majority of the voters in a countywide advisory vote of the people.” Read story

The Coast Guard said Wednesday that it wants the height of the new I-5 Bridge to be 178 feet — a structure that would tower over downtown Vancouver and is much higher than the 116 feet wanted by bridge project planners.

U.S. Coast Guard: Required clearance for new I-5 Bridge is 178 feet

The Coast Guard said Wednesday that it wants the height of the new I-5 Bridge to be 178 feet — a structure that would tower over downtown Vancouver and is much higher than the 116 feet wanted by bridge project planners.

June 29, 2022, 2:31pm Business

The U.S. Coast Guard wants 178 feet of clearance for boats under the next Interstate 5 Bridge, much more than the current 116-foot clearance that bridge project leaders propose. Read story

Crews from a Vancouver Fire Department fireboat rescue a man from the Columbia River on Monday afternoon.

Vancouver fireboat rescues man from swift-flowing Columbia River

Crews from a Vancouver Fire Department fireboat rescue a man from the Columbia River on Monday afternoon.

June 22, 2022, 9:12pm Clark County News

The crew of a Vancouver Fire Department’s Fireboat 1 Discovery battled strong currents to rescue a man who had jumped off the Interstate 5 Bridge into the Columbia River on Wednesday, according to the Vancouver Fire Department. Read story

(The Columbian)

Morning Press: Columbia River flooding; Ex-Camas coach arrested; Fatal shooting; Homeless count; I-5 Bridge clearance

(The Columbian)

June 18, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

Here are some of the stories that were most popular this week with Columbian readers. Read story

The leaders of the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program agree that a 116-foot clearance will be suitable for the needs of the stakeholders in the community. If the U.S. Coast Guard disagrees, the program is prepared to prove its point over a course of a few years with written reports, studies and data.

I-5 Bridge Replacement Program strives for Coast Guard approval of 116-foot clearance

The leaders of the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program agree that a 116-foot clearance will be suitable for the needs of the stakeholders in the community. If the U.S. Coast Guard disagrees, the program is prepared to prove its point over a course of a few years with written reports, studies and data.

June 15, 2022, 5:45pm Clark County News

Leaders of the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program expect to hear from the Coast Guard that their plans for a 116-foot bridge clearance won’t be high enough for marine traffic, but they’re planning on working toward a common goal. Read story

A truck joins other traffic as they cross the Interstate 5 Bridge while traveling north on I-5.

Vancouver City Council discusses tolls, equity as I-5 Bridge plan takes step forward

A truck joins other traffic as they cross the Interstate 5 Bridge while traveling north on I-5.

June 8, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

The Interstate Bridge Replacement Program’s locally preferred alternative — something that has been years in the making — is circulating to local agencies before it can progress to the next project phase. Read story

The current Interstate 5 Bridge consists of two spans, completed in 1917 and 1960.

Bridge tender uninjured after shooting near I-5 Bridge

The current Interstate 5 Bridge consists of two spans, completed in 1917 and 1960.

May 22, 2022, 12:22pm Clark County News

A bridge tender on the Interstate 5 Bridge escaped injury early Sunday after he was shot at by two burglars attempting to break into a storage area on the bridge, according to the Vancouver Police Department. Read story