||Traffic Management Plan for the Interstate Bridge trunnion repair
project implemented; includes provisions for I-5 HOV lanes in each direction.
||ODOT implements PM peak period I-5 northbound HOV lane from Going Street to Delta Park in effect from
||After one month, the ODOT HOV lane carries more people per hour than the general purpose lanes and provide 5-7 minutes
time savings per trip.
||RTC Board adopts Clark
County HOV System Study; includes resolution to make I-5 the priority corridor for HOV.
||I-5 HOV Operational Study begins to consider
HOV options for the corridor.
||I-5 widening construction begins.
||I-5 HOV Peer Review Panel and Technical Advisory Committtee recommend not pursuing reversible HOV lanes across the Interstate
Bridge for safety reasons.
||I-5 HOV Operational Study recommends I-5 southbound a.m. peak HOV lane only; Vancouver northbound lane not warranted until congestion worsens and the Interstate Bridge is improved.
||RTC Board, Joint
Policy Advisory Committee on Transportation (JPACT), and Bi-State Committee support HOV implementation in the I-5 corridor.
||Washington State Transportation Commission adopts HOV concept and operational strategies for the I-5 corridor.
||Vancouver AM southbound HOV lane grand opening.
||RTC Board recommends to WSDOT
that the I-5 HOV Pilot Project be discontinued and converted to a
general purpose lane.
||WSDOT announces its decision
to discontinue the I-5 HOV lane.
Vancouver AM southbound HOV lane closed (see: News).