Vancouver's mayor-elect says tolls may be needed for new Interstate Bridge
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.