Officials planning a new Columbia River Crossing are mired in discussions about toll rates, cost estimates and how many lanes the bridge will have. Pegged as a $4 billion project, the crossing would supplant two three-lane drawbridges and is part of other infrastructure improvements. "If we don't have a record of decision before the [legislative] session starts, we could very easily miss an opportunity for funding of the project," said Don Wagner, co-director of the crossing office in Vancouver, Wash.

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