Base toll rates for passenger vehicles will increase for cash-paying customers, going from $2.00 to $3.50 per crossing. Bridge users that have signed up for the Port’s prepaid tolling system, BreezeBy, will see an increase of $0.75 per crossing rate going from $1.00 to $1.75 per crossing for two-axle vehicles. Toll rates depend on vehicle class with large trucks, RVs, and trailers paying $4.00 per axle for cash customers, $3.00 per axle with BreezeBy.Read More
****UPDATE**** June 30, 2023 – Contract crews have completed their work ahead of schedule. All remaining closures have been cancelled.
The Hood River-White Salmon Interstate bridge will be closed to all traffic Sundays through Thursdays from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., and on Fridays from 12:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. beginning Tuesday, June 20 through July 7, 2023. On the 4th of July, the closure will end at 5:00 a.m. and will not resume until 9:00 p.m. on the 5th.
During the closures, crews from Abhe & Svoboda, Inc. will perform repairs to the steel truss members of the bridge. The work will include connection repairs, floorbeam knee brace repairs, rocker bearing modifications, debris removal, joint header repair, and sealing concrete cracks.
Work schedule shown below. For more information, contact the Port of Hood River via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, June 20 – Bridge closed 9:00PM to 12:00AM
Wednesday, June 21 – Bridge closed at 12:00AM – 5:00AM and from 9:00PM to 12:00AM
Thursday, June 22 – Bridge closed at 12:00AM – 5:00AM and from 9:00PM to 12:00AM
Friday, June 23 – Bridge closed 12:00AM – 5:00AM
Saturday, June 24 – Bridge open all hours
Sunday, June 25 – Bridge closed 9:00PM to 12:00AM
Monday, June 26 – Bridge closed at 12:00AM – 5:00AM and from 9:00PM to 12:00AM
Tuesday, June 27 – Bridge closed at 12:00AM – 5:00AM and from 9:00PM to 12:00AM
Wednesday, June 28 – Bridge closed at 12:00AM – 5:00AM and from 9:00PM to 12:00AM
Thursday, June 29 – Bridge closed at 12:00AM – 5:00AM and from 9:00PM to 12:00AM
Friday, June 30 – Bridge closed 12:00AM – 5:00AM
Saturday, July 1 – Bridge open all hours
Sunday, July 2 – Bridge closed 9:00PM to 12:00AM
Monday, July 3 – Bridge closed at 12:00AM – 5:00AM and from 9:00PM to 12:00AM
Tuesday, July 4 – Bridge closed 12:00AM – 5:00AM
Wednesday, July 5 – Bridge closed 9:00PM – 12:00AM
Thursday, July 6 – Bridge closed at 12:00AM – 5:00AM and from 9:00PM to 12:00AM
Friday, July 7 – Bridge closed 12:00AM – 5:00AM
Updates to the closure schedule will be posted to portofhoodriver.com.
CIERRES NOCTURNOS DEL PUENTE DEL 20 DE JUNIO AL 7 DE JULIO
PARA REPARACIONES DE ARMADURA DE ACERO
HOOD RIVER, OR. – El puente interestatal Hood River-White Salmon estará cerrado a todo el tráfico de domingo a jueves de 9:00 p.m. a 5:00 a.m., y los viernes de 12:00 a.m. a 5:00 a.m. a partir del martes 20 de junio hasta el 7 de julio de 2023. El 4 de julio, el puente se abrirá a las 5:00 a. m. y el cierre no se reanudará hasta las 9:00 p. m. el día 5.
Durante los cierres, el equipo de Abhe & Svoboda, Inc. realizarán reparaciones a la armadura de acero del puente. El trabajo incluirá reparaciones de conexiones, reparaciones de rodilleras de vigas de piso, modificaciones de cojinetes de balancines, limpieza de escombros, reparación de cabezales de juntas y sellado de grietas de concreto. El cronograma de trabajo del proyecto se publicará en https://portofhoodriver.com.Read More
Hood River-White Salmon Bridge Replacement seeks input on toll increase options at open house events
Hood River, OR – Members of the public and interested parties are invited to upcoming open house events to learn about the Hood River-White Salmon Bridge Replacement project and provide input that will inform future toll pricing.
Open house events:
Wednesday, May 31 – White SalmonTime: 4:30-7 p.m.Location: White Salmon Library Gallery, 77 NE Wauna Ave, White Salmon, WA 98672
Wednesday, June 7 – Hood River Time: 4:30-7 p.m.May Street Elementary School Gym, 1001 10th St, Hood River, OR 97031
Online open houseThis forum will launch May 31 and will accept input through June 14.Check hoodriverbridge.org on or after May 31 for the link to join.
Increased tolls are necessary to build a new bridge. The Bridge Replacement Bi-State Working Group is considering two tolling options, which will be presented at the open house events. The Port of Hood River Board of Commissioners will decide which package to pursue based on feedback from these events and input from the Bi-State Working Group, so those impacted are encouraged to attend.
The in-person events will be bilingual (English/Spanish), drop-in style events where members of the public can review informational displays, get answers from project staff members, and provide input on tolling considerations. The events will not include formal presentations. Spanish-language interpretation and handouts will be available, as well as activities for children and light refreshments.
Learn more about the bridge replacement project at hoodriverbridge.org.Read More