Portland, Milwaukie to host Three Bridges Celebration

Officials including Director of Parks Zari Santner, Milwaukie Mayor Jim Bernard, and Congressman Earl Blumenauer, cut the ribbon last October.File photo: 10/20/06 The Cities of Portland and Milwaukie, Metro, and local neighborhoods have announced plans to celebrate the completion of the Three Bridges on the Springwater Corridor Trail The $5 million project, that created three … Read more

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SK Northwest tries again for Springwater development

Proposed development area.Click to enlarge graphic SK Northwest, a Portland-based retailer of jet-skis and personal watercraft, has submitted another proposal to develop a key parcel of Willamette riverfront land. The proposal was submitted to the Bureau of Development Services (BDS) on March 1st and once again, it does not include plans for a trail. You … Read more

Bagpipes, bigwigs, and bear hugs at Three Bridges opening

[Milwaukie Mayor Jim Bernardand Congressman EarlBlumenauer cut the ribbon.] Transportation advocates, neighborhood leaders, and elected officials huddled under a tent on a blustery morning yesterday to officially dedicate the on-time and on-budget Three Bridges Project on the Springwater Corridor Trail. Portland Parks Director Zari Santner led the ceremony and introduced key players in the project, … Read more

Three Bridges Project ribbon-cutting announced

The $4.7 million, three-year project to create three new bicycle and pedestrian bridges along the Springwater Corridor Trail is finally nearing completion. According to Metro Councilor Rex Burkholder‘s September newsletter, a ribbon cutting ceremony is scheduled for October 19th. Organizers are still working out details, but save the date for this historic event! The graphic … Read more