Columbia River Crossing

File photo of U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood.  (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

LaHood: Either Commit Hundreds Of Millions To River Project Or Risk Losing More Than $1 Billion In Federal Support

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood told Washington state lawmakers Wednesday that they must commit hundreds of millions of dollars toward the estimated $3.1 billion Columbia River Crossing project this year or risk losing up to $1.2 billion in federal support.