Category Archives: Sellwood Bridge Update

The long strange trip is almost over

We’re closing in on the final few installments of our Sellwood Bridge Update column.  For both of our fans out there, we’ll be closing with a retrospective of the Bridge construction, and a look at what a long strange trip … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- They’ve handed it over to the goats

Closer, closer, closer… the Sellwood Bridge is on schedule to completion in November.  It’s just down to the detail stuff now.  The south side sidewalk is being finished, traffic signs are coming in, the Taylor’s Ferry Turnaround is a fading … Continue reading

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On-schedule, over budget, and artsy

The folks at the Sellwood Bridge Project are on-target for completion in November, so they’re checking off the final few things on their to-do list. As the project nears completion the final bills are coming in.  The bad news is … Continue reading

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What’s up with the Bridge closures?

This month we’d like to Update you on some recent closures to the Bridge.  One closure happened just a couple weeks ago, and the other will be happening the last weekend of July 28 to August 1. Inconvenient as they … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- Goodbye to the Big Steel

Closer, closer, closer… the Sellwood Bridge is edging ever closer to completion.  The biggest thing lately was the removal of the steel structure of the old bridge.  The Bridge Project attempted to find someone to use the old bridge as … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- Another Major Milestone

The Sellwood Bridge was closed May 20 and 21 for installation of concrete girders to fill in the gap left by the temporary “shoo fly” bridge.  We sent a photographer from our Sellwood Bridge Bureau to cover the installation, and here’s … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- The naked bridge

Progress is continuing on the Sellwood Bridge ahead of its actual, final, complete completion in November.  They’re mostly working on the West side interchange, removal of the old bridge, and final connection of the Bridge to Tacoma Street on the … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- A Tour of the Impossible

Last month the Sellwood Bridge moved from a frustrating dream to a fuzzy reality.  Although there’s still about 9 months of construction until it’s complete, the new Bridge is open and traffic is flowing smoothly.  The major work remaining is … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes of the NEW Sellwood Bridge

Multnomah County offered a behind-the-scenes tour of the Sellwood Bridge this weekend, just before the big Grand Opening.  Our Sellwood Bridge Update reporter was privileged to be invited, and here are some photos of his trip into the wild.  (Click … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- Pull Back The Curtain… It’s HERE!

The NEW Sellwood Bridge will OPEN to traffic on February 27, and our “Sellwood Bridge Update” staff is taking the month off to celebrate.  Please read this month’s Feature article, “Pull Back The Curtain… IT’S HERE!” for all the details. … Continue reading

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