From the project web site:
"The Columbia River Crossing project team is currently refining designs for each of the project’s components based on public and local partner agency input."
"Work in 2009 includes:
Selecting a bridge type
Engineering a replacement I-5 bridge based on CRC Project Sponsors Council recommendation
Refining light rail route through downtown Vancouver, based on CRC Vancouver Working Group alignment recommendation.
Meeting with community members to help design light rail stations and park and rides in downtown Vancouver
Receiving recommendations from the Portland Working Group on community connections and design for the Hayden Island light rail station
Continuing design on improved pedestrian and bicycle facilities
Updating cost estimates
Researching tolling options, gathering public opinion and developing a finance plan
Selecting an interchange option for Marine Drive
Talking with communities to hear concerns and provide information
Reviewing public comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and writing the Final EIS"