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Moving Ahead - June 2009

June 11 2009

  • It’s going to be a busy summer

    State highways will undergo one of the busiest summer construction seasons in decades. The increased workload comes from a combination of state and federal stimulus packages as well as the 10-year, $3 billion Oregon Transportation Investment Act. Oregon’s Jobs and Transportation Act of 2009 provides revenue for $960 million worth of projects. The funding comes from a 6-cents-per-gallon increase to the state gasoline/diesel tax, raising vehicle registration fees by $16 a year and title fees by $22, and through bonding ...
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