Starting on Monday, June 24 kiteboard launching and landing from the Event Site grass will be prohibited for the duration of the summer season. The increased crowding of the busy summer season combined with lower river levels annually prompt the Port to require that kiteboarders launch and land from the Sandbar. The Port of Hood River appreciates the cooperation and attention to safety of all users at the Event Site.Read More
The Port of Hood River will repair deteriorated asphalt on portions of the Waterfront Trail and N. 1st Street next week, prompting detours to access the Event Site and Frog Beach June 24-26. Beginning Thursday, June 20, Port crews will prepare damaged sections of the Waterfront Trail for patch paving and will place barricades across the trail to warn of tripping hazards at the repair areas.
Beginning Monday morning, June 24, Port crews will close N. 1st Street from
the intersection with Riverside Drive north to the intersection with Portway
Avenue until paving is complete on Wednesday, June 26. Access to all areas
south of Riverside Drive, including the CAT bus stop, Sinclair gas station,
MCMC Nichols Landing, Hampton Inn & Suites, and the Spit access road will
not be impeded. Access to the Event Site parking lot and Frog Beach will be via
a detour – north on N. 2nd Street and right on Portway Avenue to the
Event Site parking lot entrance.
Highlights of Port activities for Spring 2019.Read More
A Public Infrastructure Framework Plan for the 9-acre Lot 1 was recently developed to provide a clear understanding of Lot 1 infrastructure that will be needed to develop this last remaining undeveloped parcel into an active, thriving part of the Hood River Waterfront. Unlike other portions of the waterfront, Lot 1 is seriously deficient in existing basic infrastructure—water, sewer, and streets. A significant financial investment will be needed to transform this parcel and realize its potential.Read More
Final tasks are underway at the Port’s 11-acre Lower Mill redevelopment project, an industrial property the Port has worked to clean up, improve, and ready for development for close to five years. The completion of Lower Mill industrial park returns the former mill site to productive use by the private sector with the creation of four shovel-ready, buildable M-1 industrial-zoned lots.Read More