Sponsors of the $2.8 billion Columbia River Crossing project say Oregon will generate enough toll revenue to finance the freeway project.
The McMinnville-based company filed a Chapter 7 petition in federal bankruptcy court on New Year's Eve.
Columbia River bridge traffic is climbing to pre-recession levels as the region's population increases and the economy grows.
Police arrested 16 protesters trying to stop a megaload of refinery equipment in John Day.
Southwest Airlines announced six new round-trip flights after the airline extended its schedule through June 30.