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Public invited to comment on proposed EV charging station sites

ODOT News

April 2, 2013

For more information: Ashley Horvat, State of Oregon EV Lead, (503) 385-3293 or Shelley M. Snow, ODOT Public Affairs, (503) 986-3438

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Transportation is inviting public comment on proposed electric vehicle (EV) charging station locations in 11 new areas around Oregon. These sites have been identified as having the most potential to host the EV charging stations, funded by the TIGER II (Phase 2) grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. A brief survey to rank the sites and provide comments is available online. Comments are accepted through April 19, 2013.

 
Final approved sites would potentially host an EV fast-charging station and a Level II EV charging station, each capable of providing electricity to one car at a time, for a total of two parking spaces occupied and reserved for EV parking only. Potential sites include:
 
Aurora
1. Union 76 Station, 21690 Dolores Way NE
2. TA Travel Center, 21856 Bents Rd NE
 
Coos Bay
1. Fred Meyer, 1020 1st Street
2. Visitor Center, 50 E. Central
 
Elkton
1. Brandborg Winery, 345 1st Street
 
Madras
1. Bi-Mart, 1555 SW Hwy 97
2. Dairy Queen, 483 SW Fifth St.
3. City Hall, 125 SW E Street
 
Mill City
1. US Bank, 400 NW Santiam Blvd (Hwy 22)
2. Mountain Edge Café, 320 NW Santiam Blvd (Hwy 22)
  
Redmond
1. Fred Meyer, 944 SW Veterans Way
2. City Parking Lot, NW corner of SW Forest Ave and SW 5th Street
 
Reedsport
1. Dairy Queen, 1250 Hwy 101
2. Umpqua Discovery Center, 409 Riverfront Way
3. Bedrock's Restaurant, 2165 Winchester Ave
 
Tangent
1. Shell Station, 33125 Hwy 34 SE
2. Chevron Station, 33157 Hwy 34 SE
3. Union 76 Station / Pine Cone Restaurant, 33380 Hwy 34 SE
 
The Dalles
1. Fred Meyer, 1215 W. 6th Street
 
Warm Springs
1. Indian Head Casino, 3236 US 26
 
I-5 West Coast Electric Highway Augmentation (Unallocated)
1. Brooks/Gervais (or somewhere around Salem area that is non-urbanized)
 
To learn more about ODOT’s involvement in supporting EV infrastructure in Oregon, visit www.oregonelectrichighway.com.
 
 
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