The Pendleton City Council has voted to replace a 104-year-old bridge that spans the Umatilla River, but county board of commissioners oppose the project.
The East Oregonian newspaper (http://is.gd/Eap2SI ) reports the bridge's center support beam has eroded and the foundation is cracked, making it too weak to support big vehicles, such as fire engines.
The city won a $7.42 million federal grant for the project, but local agencies must provide about 10 percent of the total, or $762,000.
The city proposed to evenly split the cost with the county. But commissioners say the county doesn't have $381,000.