Portland, Ryan Harris, Senator Ann Rivers discussed on Afternoon News with Tom Glasgow and Elisa Jaffe

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Says he will continue to serve 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 for 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 design but they say they're hesitant to pick one before the funding is in place because it might force them to make more changes to the plans Ryan Harris northwest news radio 6 34 busy day on the roads Natalie Melendez joins us now with the latest from the dubin law group traffic center It's a really busy out there and issaquah on I 90 west and accident M1 80th blocking the HOV lane and the left lane there and it's looking sluggish seeing two issues in Seattle I 5 south the accident at exit one 73 is cleared I'm still seeing slow and go traffic from exit one 74 And outside of downtown Seattle on Howell street the traffic lights at Bohr avenue are not working so treat that as a four way stop This report is sponsored by Microsoft casino Is your destination for gaming with more than 3000 gaming machines action packed table games delectable dining and the largest smoke free gaming area in the state The biggest and best in the northwest Our next note plus traffic at 6 44 Okay the weekend is here people want to know what the weather's going to be like Shannon O'Donnell has the latest from the 1530 mortgage dot com weather center Well after such a soggy and cool.

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