Design selected for new Oregon bridge

03/5/2009 | Oregonian (Portland), The

Oregon's new Willamette River span will be designed to look like the St. Johns Bridge in North Portland. The $134 million bridge will carry public transportation, bicycles, and pedestrians -- but no cars. "It provides both the elegance of the St. Johns Bridge and the modernity of the cable-stayed idea, and it ends up being a unique bridge to Portland's collection of bridges," said Lloyd Lindley, chairman of the Portland Design Commission.

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