Flanders Crossing Bridge

Portland names new carfree bridge after The Simpsons character

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on September 9th, 2021 at 12:47 pm

(Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty, Springfield Mayor Sean VanGordon, and Travel Oregon CEO Jeff Miller at today’s press conference. Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)[Read more…]

The Flanders Crossing Bridge is open for business

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on June 4th, 2021 at 2:38 pm

(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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It’s Flanders Crossing Eve! The bridge and bikeway will finally open!

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on June 3rd, 2021 at 3:45 pm

See you soon, you sweet thang.
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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The new Flanders Crossing Bridge will open in nine days

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on May 26th, 2021 at 11:42 am

Soon.
(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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The Flanders Crossing Bridge is born, and a key bikeway comes into focus

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on January 23rd, 2021 at 4:38 pm

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What would happen if we shut down I-405? We’re about to find out

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on January 19th, 2021 at 1:44 pm

Imagine what we could do with this space besides just driving: More homes, shops, and parks. This photo shows Bridge Pedal riders on I-405 in 2010.
(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

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The carfree Flanders Bridge will be installed next month

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on November 19th, 2020 at 2:17 pm

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Here are the latest proposals for the NW Flanders Bikeway and carfree bridge

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on January 30th, 2019 at 11:17 am

Proposal for NW Flanders approaching Broadway, looking west.

One of the projects we’re most excited to follow this year is a complete remake of NW Flanders Street into a low-stress bikeway between Naito Parkway and NW 24th. And yes, it will come with a new carfree bridge over I-405. We can hardly wait! Since there’s been significant progress on them recently, I figured it was time for a check-in.
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PBOT reveals design updates for Sullivan’s Crossing, Flanders bridges

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on February 15th, 2018 at 10:13 am

[*Note: This is a duplicate of a post originally published yesterday. The original post caused display issues so I made a duplicate and recreated 15 comments left on the old post. Sorry for any inconvenience. – Jonathan.]

The new look of NE 7th and Lloyd — the northern landing of the Sullivan’s Crossing bridge — is beginning to take shape as PBOT moves forward with the project.
(Graphics: PBOT)

By 2020 Portland will have two more carfree bridges — both of which will span across freeways that currently present onerous barriers to our central city transportation network.
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PBOT reveals design updates for Sullivan’s Crossing, Flanders bridges

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on February 14th, 2018 at 2:49 pm

[*Note, 2/15 at 9:45 am: For some reason this post is not displaying comments or our sidebar. Trying to figure it out. I’ve posted a duplicate here. Sorry. – Jonathan]

The new look of NE 7th and Lloyd — the northern landing of the Sullivan’s Crossing bridge — is beginning to take shape as PBOT moves forward with the project.
(Graphics: PBOT)

By 2020 Portland will have two more carfree bridges — both of which will span across freeways that currently present onerous barriers to our central city transportation network.
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