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Bridge Pedal Takes Over Portland

Written by Christina Kemp on August 9, 2014
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Portland, Ore. — Travel across the Willamette Sunday morning will be pretty limited. The Bridge Pedal will bring thousands to bike on some or all of Portland’s bridges. Closures will begin as early as 4 am and will continue until the early afternoon.

Here’s a quick guide:

Are you going northbound on the freeway through Portland? Take I-405.
Are you going southbound on the freeway through Portland? Take I-5.
Are you going across the Willamette? The Morrison, Broadway and St. Johns bridges are open in both directions.

Here’s the full list of traffic changes:

St. Johns Bridge: OPEN both directions.
Traffic restricted to one lane each direction 7-11 a.m.

Fremont Bridge: CLOSED upper deck (I-405 southbound) 4 a.m. to noon
Access to bridge by cyclists ends at 11:30 a.m.
OPEN bottom deck (I-405 northbound) throughout the event.

Broadway Bridge: OPEN both directions.
Traffic restricted to one lane eastbound 4 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Steel Bridge: CLOSED eastbound 6:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. MAX will be running.                 

Burnside Bridge: CLOSED westbound 6:30-11 a.m.

Morrison Bridge:  OPEN both directions.
Traffic restricted to one lane eastbound 6-8 a.m.

Hawthorne Bridge: CLOSED eastbound 6-11 a.m.
(note: outside eastbound lane will close Saturday evening)
Tri-Met buses will use center lanes.
Westbound lane open.           

Marquam Bridge:  CLOSED upper deck (I-5 northbound) 4-11 a.m.
I-5 northbound traffic will be routed to I-405.
OPEN lower deck (I-5 southbound) throughout the event.

Ross Island Bridge: CLOSED westbound 5:30-10:30 a.m.

Sellwood Bridge:CLOSED westbound 5:30-9 a.m.

 

 

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