ODOT officials already working on plans for federal windfall
November 10, 2021
By Les Zaitz
Oregon Capital Chronicle
Travis Brouwer had given up on Congress Friday afternoon, Nov. 5.
Brouwer, an assistant director of the Oregon Department of Transportation, was eager to see the federal infrastructure package pass.
That would mean billions for Oregon in the coming years and the state agency was already planning what to do with it.
But Brouwer thought the pivotal vote was once again going to be put off and he quit tracking each development.
He was reading a Nancy Drew novel to his daughter when he got a text alerting him that, in fact, the U.S. House had passed the Infr...