Commissioner Adams during an interview in October 2007.(Photo © J. Maus) In a letter sent out this morning to subscribers of his email newsletter, City Commissioner Sam Adams summed up PDOT’s budget woes and made some final statements on the defunct Sauvie Island Bridge re-use plan (I think the statement will also be published as … Read more
“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
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
“I don’t feel comfortable moving forward at this point.”–Commissioner Sam Adams City of Portland Commissioner Sam Adams will announce tomorrow (5/7) that he will pull the plug on a plan to re-use the Sauvie Island Bridge span as a bicycle and pedestrian crossing over I-405 in Northwest Portland.