Getting the Columbia River Crossing right

Mike Francis, Oregonian:

Mike Francis of The Oregonian calls the potential I-5 bridge project "a process that is careening toward an unfortunate outcome" and quotes an urban designer who calls the Hayden Island interchange portion ""an utter monstrosity ... a horrible, awful, black, dark miserable place,".

The piece also includes an editorial cartoon by Jack Ohman representing the major stakeholders as vehicles running across the bridge into a brick wall. Good stuff--(C.A.)

Read the full article here. Discuss below.

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    This is refreshing commentary on CRC.

    As currently proposed, the CRC is a boondoogle. It just costs way too much. Various alternatives, none seriously considered, would cost much less.

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