The Port’s new waterfront parking management plan created a major change on the Hood River Waterfront this past summer, and results show it was successful in increasing parking turnover in congested parking areas during peak summer months. The new parking plan began in early June to more effectively manage limited parking on Port-owned streets, encourage off-street parking for longer visits, and generate new revenue for parks.Read More
During the 2017 Oregon Legislative Session, the Port of Hood River was successful in obtaining a $5-million appropriation to conduct final environmental impact studies related to the replacement of the Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge. The largest single contract to be funded by this grant is the environmental engineering contract to obtain a Record of Decision (ROD) through a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS).Read More
The 4th of July holiday will limit access to several Port of Hood River waterfront properties beginning Tuesday, July 3 when the Hood River Eye Openers Lions Club begins setting up its fireworks display just west of the mouth of the Hood River. Parking will be free on the 4th on all of the newly metered Port-owned streets and lots, but parking permits are still required for Event Site parking.Read More
Originally published on June 29, 2018, this article by Emily Fitzgerald provides details of the Port’s recent progress toward replacement of the Hood River/White Salmon Interstate Bridge. To read the article on the Hood River News website, click here.
For more updates, check the Bridge Replacement Blog here.
The regularly scheduled March 20, 2018 Port of Hood River Commission meeting has been postponed to March 22 due to lack of a quorum. The Public Hearing on Administrative Rules governing Public-Private Partnerships related to replacement of the Hood River/White Salmon Interstate Bridge will take place as scheduled, with the hearing beginning at 5:00 PM Tuesday in the Port conference room located at 1000 E. Port Marina Drive in Hood River.Read More