Port of Hood River facilities crews will perform maintenance lifts of the Hood River-White Salmon Interstate bridge lift span on Wednesday, July 17 from 5:30AM to 6:00AM and again on Monday, July 22 from 5:00AM to 6:00AM. Both lanes of the bridge will be closed to all traffic during these hours. Bridge users should plan for delays or seek alternate routes.Read More
HOOD RIVER, OR – The 4th of July holiday will limit access to several Port of Hood River waterfront properties beginning Wednesday, July 3 when the Hood River Eye Openers Lions Club begins setting up its fireworks display just west of the mouth of the Hood River. Parking will be free on the 4th at all Port-owned streets and Lot 1, but parking permits and day use passes are still required for Event Site parking.Read More
The Port of Hood River will repair deteriorated asphalt on portions of the Waterfront Trail and N. 1st Street next week, prompting detours to access the Event Site and Frog Beach June 24-26. Beginning Thursday, June 20, Port crews will prepare damaged sections of the Waterfront Trail for patch paving and will place barricades across the trail to warn of tripping hazards at the repair areas.
Beginning Monday morning, June 24, Port crews will close N. 1st Street from
the intersection with Riverside Drive north to the intersection with Portway
Avenue until paving is complete on Wednesday, June 26. Access to all areas
south of Riverside Drive, including the CAT bus stop, Sinclair gas station,
MCMC Nichols Landing, Hampton Inn & Suites, and the Spit access road will
not be impeded. Access to the Event Site parking lot and Frog Beach will be via
a detour – north on N. 2nd Street and right on Portway Avenue to the
Event Site parking lot entrance.
Highlights of Port activities for Spring 2019.Read More
A Public Infrastructure Framework Plan for the 9-acre Lot 1 was recently developed to provide a clear understanding of Lot 1 infrastructure that will be needed to develop this last remaining undeveloped parcel into an active, thriving part of the Hood River Waterfront. Unlike other portions of the waterfront, Lot 1 is seriously deficient in existing basic infrastructure—water, sewer, and streets. A significant financial investment will be needed to transform this parcel and realize its potential.Read More