There will be a one-hour full closure of the Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge on Friday, December 7 beginning at 4:00 a.m. for lift span electrical and mechanical systems testing. This work is expected to conclude by 5:00 a.m. with traffic flow returning to normal shortly thereafter, but motorists should expect some delay depending on traffic volume.Read More
Columbia River Gorge residents and travelers are invited to give feedback on plans to replace the aging and obsolete Hood River-White Salmon Bridge at an upcoming community meeting.
The Port of Hood River received funding to work with community partners and re-launch the bridge replacement project. The next essential step requires completing the environmental review before construction funding may be sought.
The drop-in style community meeting is scheduled for:
Monday, December 10, 2018
6 – 8 p.m. (Brief presentation at 6:30 p.m.)
Best Western Plus Hood River Inn, Riverview Room
1108 E Marina Drive, Hood River
There will be intermittent, single-lane closures of the Hood River-White Salmon Interstate bridge between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. throughout the week of November 26 for bridge deck maintenance welding. Flaggers will direct traffic and motorists are urged to drive carefully for worker safety. Motorists should expect delays of approximately 30 minutes during these hours.Read More
The Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge will be closed for approximately 20 minutes beginning at 5:00 a.m. on Friday, November 9 for a scheduled maintenance lift of the bridge lift span. Motorists should expect delays of 20-30 minutes depending on traffic volume.Read More
The first meeting of the Hood River/White Salmon Interstate Bridge EIS Working Group will take place on Thursday, November 8 in the Port of Hood River Conference Room located at 1000 E. Port Marina Drive in Hood River from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. The working group is comprised of elected and appointed community stakeholders from the cities of Hood River, Bingen, White Salmon and Hood River and Klickitat County governments and other agencies.Read More