Why Portland’s roads are in the red

By MICHAEL KALINSKIPosted October 09, 2018 09:30:54PORTLAND, Ore.(AP) Drivers on the state’s main interstate, including Interstate 5, have already spent more than $3 billion repairing the damage from an April snowstorm that caused hundreds of millions of dollars of damage across the region and caused more than a dozen deaths.Portland State University’s Dr. Mark Schmitt, […]

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How to fix the Portland road repair backlog

As Portland prepares to celebrate its 100th anniversary this summer, there are many projects underway that will improve the city’s road infrastructure.One of the largest is a $2.6 billion bridge over the Columbia River that will connect Portland to the Portland International Airport.It’s expected to open in 2019.But that bridge is not nearly complete.Its completion […]

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