Originally published June 27, 2018, this article by Ken Park for the White Salmon Enterprise provides details of the second in a series of public work sessions focused on bridge replacement. For more about the work session and to view the presentations by Angela Findley and Lowell Clary, please see this bridge replacement blog post.Read More
Bridge Replacement Project Updates
Welcome to the project blog for the Hood River/White Salmon Interstate Bridge replacement project. Authored by Kevin Greenwood, Port of Hood River Bridge Replacement Project Director, this blog will be the repository for the most up-to-date information on the progress toward replacement. It will house important announcements on policy decisions, agency partnerships, project milestones, as well as provide public access to important documents.
Replacing the bridge is a very high priority for our Port and the whole Gorge community. The Port commission is committed to replacing this critical piece of interstate transportation infrastructure as quickly as possible in an open and transparent process. We invite you to explore this blog and follow along as we take each significant step toward replacing the bridge.
For questions or comments, contact:
Kevin Greenwood, Project Director
Port of Hood River
(d) (541) 436-0797
(c) (541) 961-9517
The Port Commission hosted the second in a series of public work sessions intended to provide in-depth information on the myriad complex issues related to efforts to replace the Hood River/White Salmon Interstate Bridge, from national and international experts in the field.Read More
The Port of Hood River (“Port”) is seeking public comment on the draft Administrative Rules (“Rules”) governing public/private partnerships related to replacement of the Hood River/White Salmon Interstate Bridge. Pursuant to ORS 381.310(4)(b), the Port, acting as the Local Contract Review Board (“LCRB”), intends to adopt such Rules in May 2018.Read More
The following is the Bridge Replacement Project Director Report presented to the Port Commission on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. To request copies of materials noted as “attached” or “included in your packet,” contact Kevin Greenwood via email to email@example.com.Read More
Kevin Greenwood joined the Port in January as project director for the Bridge Replacement Project. In this interview, he answers questions about the complex process for bridge replacement, pre-construction tasks, projected costs of construction, future tolls, and keeping the existing bridge functional until it can be replaced.Read More