Bridge of the Gods Operator Explores ETC Options

Hood River News reports, “Traffic surged this year at Bridge of the Gods, prompting the Port of Cascade Locks [Oregon] to hone in its pursuit of an automated toll system. The Port’s engineer, HDR Inc., is looking into options for putting in new electric tolling technology at the bridge, cooperating with the Port of Hood River as they push their technology forward.” [Links added.] The newspaper adds, “HDR is working on a task order for the Cascade Locks Port dealing with applications for the project. The Port expects a review concept on the plan by December.”