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Advisory: NBC series closes highway bridge over Sandy River

Posted by on September 8th, 2011 at 4:24 pm

If you are headed out to ride in the Columbia River Gorge this weekend, note the press release below that was just released by ODOT:

NBC series filming on bridge over Sandy River

Permit for “Grimm” allows 12-hour closure of Historic Columbia River Highway bridge

The Historic Columbia River Highway bridge over the Sandy River will close for up to 12 hours at 3 p.m. Friday Sept. 9 to allow the NBC TV show “Grimm” to shoot scenes.

ODOT granted a permit allowing NBC Universal/Open 4 Business Productions to close the bridge from 3 p.m. Friday to 3 a.m. Saturday. The permit also allows the company to close the bridge for up to five minutes at a time from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday to hang lights on the bridge trusses, with traffic control by Troutdale police.

The bridge, the western portal to the Historic Columbia River Highway and known as the Troutdale Bridge, will remain open at all times to emergency vehicles.

The crew will also be filming Monday at Multnomah Falls.

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