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Sellwood Bridge

Neighbourhood: Sellwood - Moreland Improvement League
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Address: Connects State Highway 43 and Sellwood neighborhood, Portland, OR
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Completed in 1925, the narrow, two-lane bridge is often the last chance to...

Completed in 1925, the narrow, two-lane bridge is often the last chance to cross the river as you move south out of Portland.

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Bridge is on bike route, be careful while crossing.

We rented bikes for the afternoon along the waterfront. The Sellwood Bridge was pointed out as a crossing to get to the other side of the waterfront for our return to the rental... read more

2 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 April 2013
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

This will be a beautiful bridge when it is reconstruction is done. It connects the east and west sides of Portland at a very beautiful, historical scenic spot. Cute shops and restaurants on both sides in nice neighborhoods. Boats and fishing below at the beaches.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

It would be nice if you finished this bridge. It certainly needed replacement but to make the choice to not add any capacity is atrocious. It should be a nice reveal of the one lane each way bridge next year to see if it worth the millions of dollars spent.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2013

We rented bikes for the afternoon along the waterfront. The Sellwood Bridge was pointed out as a crossing to get to the other side of the waterfront for our return to the rental bike location. The bridge is being renovated now through 2014 and will require careful crossing. We had a younger child on her own bike, and made sure... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2013

Avoid while under construction . But it might be interesting to some to see it in progress. They just slid the old bridge over , and are making the new one next to it.

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Portland OR
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2013

The bridge is being replaced but anyone thinking of using it should know that when the Feds did bridge assessments the Sellwood scored a 1 on a 10 scale for structure and safety... it probably would have scored lower if they could have offered fractions.

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