The Broadway Bridge will be closed to motor vehicles and sidewalk traffic on Sunday, November 24 from 7:30 a.m. until as late as 5 p.m. while crews make a repair to the lift span.
Get free rides during next week’s closure.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) The impending closure of the sidepaths on the Broadway Bridge next week has started a lot of discussions about how the Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) handles traffic mitigation during construction. We have reported on the bicycling aspect of the closure; but many people are now … Read more
Paths on Broadway Bridge will be closed for three days next week.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland For three full days next week, the paths on each side of the Broadway Bridge will be closed so the Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) can do maintenance on the non-slip surface that covers the lift-span. The closure means that the … Read more
South sidewalk will reopen Saturday.(Photo © J. Maus) If you’ve been missing using the the Broadway Bridge (I sure have) to get in and out of Northwest Portland, you’re going to be very happy with this news. According to Kay Dannen with streetcar project contractor Shiels Obletz Johnsen, the bridge is set to reopen to … Read more
People negotiate the Broadway Bridge closure this morning.-Slideshow below-(Photos © J. Maus) Today was the first major test of a two-month closure of the Broadway Bridge. The bridge is closed due to streetcar track construction until September 3rd, however it remains open to biking and walking traffic. This morning, I heard from streetcar crews on … Read more
Streetcar construction means a full closure of the Broadway Bridge later this month — even for bike traffic.(Photo © J. Maus) When we last chimed in about a two month closure to the Broadway Bridge slated to begin on July 6th, the plan from PBOT and Portland Streetcar Inc. was to maintain biking and walking … Read more
Bike traffic going onto Broadway Bridge.(Photo © J. Maus) Please note the PBOT traffic advisory below regarding an upcoming closure of the Broadway Bridge. The bridge will be completely closed to motorized traffic for two months starting July 6th, but it will remain open to biking and walking traffic. The closure is to facilitate streetcar … Read more
STP riders on the Broadway Bridge in 2007.(Photo © J. Maus) If you’re one of the 10,000 people signed up to ride in the 31st annual Seattle-to-Portland Bicycle Classic in July, take note. For the first time since 1989, the route entering Portland from Highway 30 will be different this year. The STP route usually … Read more