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Thursday, December 19, 2013

Columbia River bridge traffic is climbing to pre-recession levels as the region's population increases and the economy grows.

“The I-5 bridge cannot hold more vehicles at particular times of the day,” says David Thompson, public information section manager for the Oregon Department of Transportation. “If the Portland-Vancouver economy (and population) continues to expand, we’re going to see (traffic) volumes stay high for more hours.”

That’s because commuters, including an estimated 65,000 who live in Clark County but hold jobs in the Portland area, will adjust their commute times either earlier or later to avoid the worst traffic snarls.

Read more at The Portland Tribune.

 

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