Counties make their ConnectOregon bids
Twenty-four projects in Washington, Multnomah, Columbia and Clackamas counties are among the 108 projects requesting grant money through Oregons Connect-
The Oregon Department of Transportation has received 108 applications requesting a total of $129,380,185 for the next round of ConnectOregon funding, according to Shelley Snow of the ODOT public affairs office.
The 2013 Oregon Legislature authorized $42 million in lottery-backed bonds for Connect-Oregon V, a program that invests in multimodal transportation projects around the state.
Washington County project funding requests include $1.5 million for the Tigard Street Trail, a project of the city of Tigard; $1.98 million for the Tualatin River Greenway Trail Gap Completion, a project of the city of Tualatin; $750,000 for the Waterhouse Trail No. 34, a project of the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District; and $1.89 million for TriMet Westside Bike & Rides, a project of Tri-County Metroplitan Transportation.JW_DISQUS_ADD_A_COMMENT