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== Portland's Many Bridges ==
 
== Portland's Many Bridges ==
  
Portland is famous for its bridges. In fact, during the Great Recession a sizable number of Portlandians can be found living under many of them.
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Portland is famous for its bridges. In fact, during the Great Recession a sizable number of Portlandians can be found living under many of them.<ref name="Oregon Live">Anna Griffin "[http://www.oregonlive.com/news/oregonian/anna_griffin/index.ssf/2010/01/homeless_camp_under_portlands.html Homeless camp under Portland's Hawthorne Bridge is a sign of the city's legal limbo.]" The Oregonian. 2010-01-12.</ref>
  
Bridge City boasts so many spans across its two mighty rivers that "Bridgetown" is one of the city's most popular nicknames. (Other common Portland aliases include is Rose City, Puddletown, PDX, Stumptown and others.)
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Bridge City boasts so many spans across its two mighty rivers that "Bridgetown" is one of the city's most popular nicknames. (Other common Portland aliases include Rose City, Puddletown, PDX, Stumptown and others.)
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'''Bridges Spanning The Willamette River'''
  
Bridges Spanning The Willamette River
 
 
(South to north.)
 
(South to north.)
 
* Sellwood Bridge (1925)
 
* Sellwood Bridge (1925)
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* St. Johns Bridge (1931)
 
* St. Johns Bridge (1931)
  
Bridges Over the Columbia River
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'''Bridges Over the Columbia River'''
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(West to east.)
 
(West to east.)
 
* Interstate Bridge (1917-1918)
 
* Interstate Bridge (1917-1918)
 
* Glenn Jackson Memorial Bridge (1982)
 
* Glenn Jackson Memorial Bridge (1982)
  
'''Sources'''
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== See also ==
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== References ==
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{{reflist}}
  
[http://www.portlandlogue.com/bridges | WhyGo » Portland » Bridges]
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== External links ==
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* [http://www.portlandbridges.com/ Portland Bridges]
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* [http://www.portlandlogue.com/bridges WhyGo » Portland » Bridges]

Revision as of 22:33, 8 February 2010

Portland's Many Bridges

Portland is famous for its bridges. In fact, during the Great Recession a sizable number of Portlandians can be found living under many of them.[1]

Bridge City boasts so many spans across its two mighty rivers that "Bridgetown" is one of the city's most popular nicknames. (Other common Portland aliases include Rose City, Puddletown, PDX, Stumptown and others.)

Bridges Spanning The Willamette River

(South to north.)

  • Sellwood Bridge (1925)
  • Ross Island Bridge (1926)
  • Marquam Bridge (1966)
  • Hawthorne Bridge (1910)
  • Morrison Bridge (1958)
  • Burnside Bridge (1926)
  • Steel Bridge (1912)
  • Broadway Bridge (1913)
  • Fremont Bridge (1973)
  • St. Johns Bridge (1931)

Bridges Over the Columbia River

(West to east.)

  • Interstate Bridge (1917-1918)
  • Glenn Jackson Memorial Bridge (1982)

See also

References

External links