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
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
Originally published on Friday, August 3, 2018, this article by Emily Fitzgerald provides a recap of the Port Commission’s July 31st approval of the contract with WSP Global for completion of the Final Environmental Impact Study for bridge replacement. Read the article at the Hood River News website here.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.
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
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