Kelly Blier, Portland, Renton discussed on News, Traffic and Weather

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In Seattle Stay connected stay informed with the northwest's only all news station Northwest news radio Good evening it is 8 O 5 I'm Kelly blier and here's what's happening A stretch of I four O 5 will be closed in both directions and values starting at ten tonight and lasting through the weekend Cruz will start tearing down the Main Street bridge demolition is part of the DOT's work to widen I four O 5 between Renton and Bellevue Drivers headed northbound will be detoured as southeast 8th street then to a 116th avenue northeast Southbound you'll be detoured at northeast fourth street down 112 avenue northeast That's come four as Kelly coupons A couple of Washington state senators dug in their heels over what they say has been a lack of compromise from Portland over the I 5 bridge replacement The story from Ryan Harris The beef came during discussion of the preliminary bridge design called the modified locally preferred alternative when Clark county senator Ann rivers said it feels like Washington's done all the compromising with one of its priorities cutting traffic congestion pushed down the priority list What was compromised from the Portland side We do have a much smaller bridge What did they give up Portland city commissioner Joanne hardesty said if they were building the bridge just for Portland it would be quote radically different It may not even have automobiles on it We're not building it for Portland and we did compromise quite a bit to get to where we are Our bridge committee members have to report to the Washington legislature by August 1st including on the bridge.

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