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Future I-5 landmark: Senator Douglas J. Ericksen Bridge?

Critics of conservative lawmaker call resolution divisive

Crews work on the Thornton Street overpass May 31 in Ferndale. The Ferndale City Council is expected to consider a resolution this summer that would name the future bridge at the site after the late state Sen. Doug Ericksen. Critics of the proposal say bestowing this honor on the controversial Republican would divide the community.
Crews work on the Thornton Street overpass May 31 in Ferndale. The Ferndale City Council is expected to consider a resolution this summer that would name the future bridge at the site after the late state Sen. Doug Ericksen. Critics of the proposal say bestowing this honor on the controversial Republican would divide the community. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Ralph Schwartz Staff Reporter
Three members of the Ferndale City Council want to name a bridge that will span railroad tracks imme

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