Oregon House to vote on Columbia River Crossing

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Monday, February 25, 2013

The proposed Columbia River Crossing is scheduled to be voted on in the Oregon House today.

The House will consider a bill Monday authorizing $450 million in bonds expected to be matched by Washington state. Supporters are confident the House will pass the measure, which the Senate will consider as soon as March 4.

With Gov. John Kitzhaber's signature on a bill, Oregon will have completed its main approvals in a matter of weeks for the state's biggest-ever public-works project, scheduled to break ground next year. Legislative leaders fast-tracked the process, skipping Ways and Means Committee review.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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