Lovejoy crash victim says she’s “miraculously fine” (updated)

An “insane accident” says the victim.(Photo: Marion Rice) The victim of the crash at NW Lovejoy and 9th yesterday morning, left a comment last night saying she has been discharged from the hospital and has suffered no major injuries. The woman’s name is Asha and she’s a student at Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA). … Read more

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Dozono says he’s the reason Adams scrapped Sauvie span plan

“If I was not running for Mayor and challenging City Hall’s spending, my opponent would have continued to ram-rod this pet project through”–Sho Dozono Not surprisingly, Commissioners Adams’ opponent in the race for mayor, Sho Dozono, has issued a statement in response to Adams’ decision to pull the plug on the plan to re-use the … Read more

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“With a heavy heart” Adams explains Sauvie decision

Adams addressed the media in his office this morning.(Photos © J. Maus) In a cramped meeting room in his office a few minutes ago, Commissioner Adams explained how rising gas prices have impacted PDOT’s transportation budget and that the Sauvie Island Bridge span reuse project is the first casualty. Standing next to PDOT Director Sue … Read more

“Sauvie Island Bridge Relocation Project” launched at press conference

New logo unveiled today Commissioner Sam Adams held a press conference today to officially launch Flanders Crossing: Sauvie Island Bridge Relocation Project. The event was an attempt to clarify the proposal for the project that will be voted on by City Council next week, to outline why the the project is necessary, and to demonstrate … Read more

Potter offers new argument against Sauvie Bridge re-use plan

Looking across NW Flanders over I-405 — not quite an intersection, yet.(Photo © J. Maus) Portland Mayor Tom Potter has issued a statement clarifying his opposition to the plan to re-use the Sauvie Island Bridge span as a human-powered vehicle crossing over I-405 in Northwest Portland. Perhaps wanting to build some momentum for his position … Read more

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Press Release: Commissioners File Ordinance to Relocate Sauvie Island Bridge

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Tom Miller, 503-823-1121 April 23, 2008 Or: Shoshanah Oppenheim, 503-823-1125 ADAMS, LEONARD, AND SALTZMAN FILE ORDINANCE TO ACQUIRE AND RELOCATE SAUVIE ISLAND BRIDGE (PORTLAND, OR) – The Portland Office of Transportation (PDOT) announced today that City Commissioners Sam Adams, Randy Leonard, and Dan Saltzman will together file a City … Read more