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Long advocacy slog ends with smiles as SW Capitol Highway project breaks ground

Lisa Caballero (Southwest Correspondent) by on June 14th, 2021 at 12:28 pm

SW Capitol Highway looking north early Sunday morning after a rain.
(Photos: Lisa Caballero/BikePortland)

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Governor Brown’s line-item veto could erase $2 million needed for SW Capitol Highway project

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on August 9th, 2017 at 12:32 pm

The state funding would have helped connect an existing PBOT project on Capitol Highway between Huber and Taylors Ferry Road through a complicated set of intersections known as “West Portland Crossroads.”

With one swipe of her pen, Oregon Governor Kate Brown can take away the final piece of funding for a southwest Portland transportation project that’s been a dream for neighborhood advocates for over 20 years.
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