Vancouver's mayor-elect says tolls may be needed for new Interstate Bridge
PORTLAND, Ore. —
This week’s election across the Columbia River from Portland could impact how we cross the river in the future.
Vancouver’s Mayor-Elect Anne McEnery-Ogle says she’s open to a replacement for the Interstate Bridge.
A bi-state project, known as the Columbia River Crossing, failed in 2014 when Washington lawmakers decided not to back it.
In an interview with OPB’s “All Things Considered,” McEnery-Ogle said since then federal funding for the project has dried up.
She thinks tolls will be needed to get the bridge built.