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WHAT'S HAPPENING WITH THE SELLWOOD BRIDGE?

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program: 
Locus Focus
program date: 
Mon, 10/04/2010

It's been nearly two years since a neighborhood-backed plan was approved to rebuild the Sellwood Bridge with only two auto lanes, along with bike and pedestrian paths and street car tracks. But in recent months the final decisions on bridge design and funding have hit stumbling blocks. While the bridge is operated by the County, it connects on the west side with state-owned Highway 43 and on the eastside with city-owned SE Tacoma Street. These different jurisdictions are now caught up in a turf battle, holding the future of the Sellwood Bridge between their horns.

29:37 minutes (27.12 MB)

 

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