Letter: Be Sensible, Replace I-5 Bridge

Overtures from sensible leadership in Vancouver to the Oregon Legislature assuaged their contempt for the shortsighted local naysayers, and they have agreed to come to the table to pursue the CRC project once more. All good? Anyone who travels across the I-5 Bridge regularly will shout, “It’s about time!” Then came the warning by the local committee that we may be doomed to repeat history.

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  • Letter: Be sensible, replace I-5 Bridge
    All good? Anyone who travels across the I-5 Bridge regularly will shout, “It’s about time!” Then came the warning by the local committee that we may be doomed to repeat history. There was a lot of ...
    01/23/2019 - 1:10 am | View Link
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    01/9/2019 - 1:06 am | View Link
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