No bike groups are represented on I-5 Bridge Replacement project advisory committee

Wednesday evening is the first meeting of the community advisory group (CAG) for the I-5 Bridge Replacement program — the new effort from Washington and Oregon departments of transportation to improve the crossing of the Columbia River between Portland and Vancouver. It’s one of three advisory groups that will help the DOTs avoid the fate … Read more

Oregon set to endorse agreement with Washington on CRC 2.0

While all the attention at today’s Oregon Transportation Commission (OTC) meeting will be on the I-5 Rose Quarter Project, there’s another highway expansion mega-project that will take an important step forward. The OTC is expected to give the Oregon Department of Transportation permission to enter into an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with the Washington Department of … Read more

10 day closure of Interstate Bridge path starts today at noon

Southbound path of Interstate Bridge will have to handle more bikers and walkers going both directions from today through August 9th.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) The Oregon Department of Transportation issued a statement last night to warn travelers that the northbound biking and walking path on the Interstate Bridge will close for 10 days. The closure … Read more