• ODOT to get $1 billion in new funding from federal infrastructure package

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    If you ever drive up in Portland, you’re likely acquainted with it’s traffic. A federal infrastructure package will make improvements to various aspects of transit. Keep reading to discover where planning currently stands.

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    A new surge of federal transportation funding could soon jump-start large and long-planned freeway and transit projects in the Portland metro area.

    The Oregon Department of Transportation is poised to receive $1.2 billion in new funding from the federal infrastructure package approved by Congresson Friday. The money will go toward a variety of highway, public transit and clean energy projects.

    Travis Brouwer, ODOT’s assistant…