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Design options weighed for new transit/ped/bike bridge

TriMet’s 7.3 mile Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail project includes a new bridge that will cross the Willamette River. The bridge is poised to be the nation’s first-ever transit/bike/ped only crossing and TriMet, along with bridge designers and other project stakeholders have narrowed down the design to two — a cable-stay, or a “wave” design. The adopted … Read more

TriMet gets $254 million for new Willamette River Bridge

[Via the Oregonian] TriMet map shows proposed bridge location (enlarge).Graphic: TriMet TriMet’s plans to build a new bridge over the Willamette River for their Portland to Milwaukie light rail line got a big boost in Salem on Saturday. The Ways and Means Subcommittee on Capital Construction approved a funding bill (backed taxpayer and lottery bonds) … Read more