TITLE

New bridge: No cars allowed

AUTHOR(S)
Glischinski, Steve
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Trains;May2010, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the new river bridge that will be built by the transit agency of Portland, Oregon by 2015 over Willamette river. The bridge will be carrying light rail, buses and pedestrian paths but there will be no room for private automobiles. The bridge will also accommodate streetcars in the future. The project is a part of the agency's two-phase approach. It reports that the bridge will be built south of downtown Portland. The bridge will be 1,720 feet long.
ACCESSION #
49136875

 

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