Contributed by: Patrick Sieng | AOC Public Safety Policy Manager

October 3, 2016

Multnomah County Commissioners and elected officials from the city, county and state level were on hand at the Jefferson Building downtown Portland Tuesday which will be the site of the new Multnomah County Courthouse.

Construction is expected to begin in 2017 and will open in 2020. The total project cost is $300 million, with half of that coming from state bond funds.

“This project will provide hundreds of jobs and will serve our community well into the fut