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Address: Connects Arthur Street to Powell Boulevard, Portland, OR 97201

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I did it!

I walked across this bridge...finally. You can only do this on the Portland,north, side of the bridge. Kinda death defying to have those cars a couple of inches away. When you get... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Carl R
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I walked across this bridge...finally. You can only do this on the Portland,north, side of the bridge. Kinda death defying to have those cars a couple of inches away. When you get to the east side there is a pok poks and a sausage store. You can return on the Tillicum bridge. Very long bridge and I bet you will... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

The Ross Island Bridge is a cantilever deck truss bridge built in 1926. It was designed by Gustav Lindenthal. And is the route that US 26 (The Mount Hood Highway) takes across the Willamette River connecting southwest Portland to South East Portland. It is near Ross Island Named after Pioneer Sherry Ross who arrived in the Oregon Country having journeyed... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

There is a joke here that they planned the routes on even state highways here with a red crayon and a map. The merging on the west side is insane. Four into two lanes with no lights only street signs. A testament to the good manners of Portland drivers. California drivers beware. Earthquake proof bridge, yahoo!

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Portland OR
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Reviewed 7 January 2013

The western approaches to this bridge are absolutely insane. If you're a tourist or a traveler and you can avoid it, do so!

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