For the last several years, the state transportation agency has had extra funding to tackle graffiti on state rights of way. That money has since dried up.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Portlanders and travelers just passing through can expect to see more graffiti building up along the city’s major arteries. That’s because the state has exhausted funding set aside two years ago in order to tackle the problem.
While Portland has its own graffiti abatement program, the Oregon Department of Transportation would typically be responsible for graffiti removal along state rights of way, including major corridors like I-5 and I-405.
As graffiti built up throughout Portland
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