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First Look: Lafayette Street pedestrian bridge crosses inner SE railroad tracks

Michael Andersen (Contributor) by on September 15th, 2015 at 3:07 pm

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The new bridge replaces a wooden one from approximately 1943.
(Photos: M.Andersen/BikePortland)

One of the big obstacles to biking in south-southeast Portland has once again been bridged.

Along with the opening this weekend of the new Orange MAX Line and the Tilikum Crossing, TriMet opened a new Lafayette Street pedestrian bridge across the Union Pacific Railroad tracks in the Brooklyn neighborhood.

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