afterthought on this bridge over the
Tualatin River on 99W.
(Photos: Jim "K'tesh" Parsons)
Back in December, amid smiles and celebrations at the groundbreaking for the Sellwood Bridge project, our roving West Side correspondent Jim Parsons reflected at the poor state bridge access on many Washington County roads.
With design drawings of the enviable biking and walking lanes slated for the Sellwood Bridge fresh in his mind, he fired off one of his trademark emails to his usual coterie of advocates, bureaucrats, and policymakers. The subject line read: "Bridge Improvements needed in Washington County." (more...)