Press Release: Press Conference for Sauvie Span Re-use Plan

Posted by on April 23rd, 2008 at 3:25 pm

This just in from PDOT:

COMMISSIONERS ADAMS, LEONARD, AND SALTZMAN ANNOUNCE NEW APPROACH TO ACQUIRE AND RELOCATE SAUVIE ISLAND BRIDGE

(PORTLAND, OR) – A press conference to announce the City’s new approach to acquire the center span of the Sauvie Island Bridge and relocate it from its current location to NW Flanders Street over I-405 will be held on Friday, April 25, at 3:30 p.m. at Chown Hardware, located at 333 NW 16th Avenue (at Flanders Street).

WHAT: Sauvie Island Bridge Relocation Project

WHEN: 3:30 p.m. on Friday, April 25, 2008

WHERE: Chown Hardware, 333 NW 16th Avenue (at Flanders Street)

WHO:
City Commissioner Sam Adams
City Commissioner Randy Leonard
Brendan Finn, Chief of Staff, City Commissioner Dan Saltzman
Safety advocates

WHY:
Commissioners Sam Adams, Randy Leonard, and Dan Saltzman together will file a City Ordinance that authorizes the City to acquire the center span of the Sauvie Island Bridge and relocate it from its current location to NW Flanders Street over I-405. The relocation will occur in two phases. Phase One will be completed by the bridge’s current owner, Max J. Kuney Construction, for a guaranteed maximum price of $3.913 million. Kuney will incur any unforeseen cost increases, if they arise. Phase Two will be competitively bid out to the lowest qualified bidder. The Ordinance directs the City to enter into contract with Kuney Construction upon receipt of all funds necessary to complete the project, projected to be June 25.

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Cheryl

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