There will be intermittent, single lane closures of the Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge Monday through Thursday, April 23-26, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. each day. Flaggers will direct traffic on the bridge and motorists should expect delays of approximately 20 minutes during the closures.Read More
There will be intermittent single lane closures of the Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 19 and Monday, April 23 as port crews work to replace aviation and navigation lights, and perform repairs to damaged guardrail.
Flaggers will direct traffic on the bridge and minimal delays of up to 20 minutes are expected. For more information, contact the Port via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
There will be a full closure of the Hood River/White Salmon Interstate Bridge beginning at 5:00AM on Tuesday, April 17 as Port crews perform a full-height lift of the bridge’s lift span for transport and installation of new aviation lights on the bridge’s lift span towers.Read More
Bridge: Next Steps
by Michael McElwee, Port Executive Director
That the Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge is aging, critical for our shared Gorge economy, and must be replaced is a view that is widely held. In recent years, contributions toward bridge replacement have been led by Washington state elected officials and agencies. Now the Port of Hood River is advancing replacement efforts.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