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August 14, 2013 12:00 AM

Missed out on I-5 bridge plan

When the northbound span of the Columbia River Crossing from Portland to Vancouver was built in 1917, Woodrow Wilson was president. When the newer southbound span was built in 1958, Elvis Presley had just been inducted into the Army. Whether it’s a century or a half-century old, engineers have declared both spans to be functionally obsolete.

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