The Multnomah County Board of Commissioners agreed to move forward with a grant application for $447 million from a federal bridge investment program.
The Jobs Act will invest $10 billion in infrastructure projects over the next three years. The grant application is due Nov. 27, and the plan is to begin construction in 2025.
“This grant does require a 50% match. As you may recall, we have a target budget of $895 million. Our local match is comprised of a mix of local state and federal funds,” Megan Neil with the Multnomah County Transportation Division said.
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