The project includes three stakeholder committees to provide input to the project team. They will make recommendations on:
- Draft Purpose and Need, range of alternatives and scope of the Environmental Impact Statement
- Refinement of alternatives
- Evaluation criteria and measures
- Selection of the preferred alternative
- Selection of a bridge type
Meeting materials are posted in the Project Library.
Community Task Force
The Community Task Force brings together a range of stakeholder interests and needs from the broader community. Its discussion will include input gathered from specific groups, populations, representative bodies and advocacy organizations.
The CTF is made up of members who applied to join and were selected to meet a number of criteria.
The Policy Group is a committee of agency and elected leaders assembled to weigh in on the environmental review process and results, and provide guidance based on their jurisdiction’s mission and long-term plans.
Senior Agency Staff Group
The Senior Agency Staff Group is a committee that represents a variety of agencies and elected officials. Members provide their individual technical insights and agency perspectives.
Feasibility Study Committees
The feasibility study phase included three stakeholder committees. Project stakeholder committees provided input to the project team as they worked through the process of narrowing a comprehensive list of Willamette River crossing concepts to a short list of alternatives.