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Opening ceremony

Thursday, June 26 at 10 a.m. join ODOT, along with state and local dignitaries to commemorate eth opening of the new Interstate 84 Sandy River Bridge. ODOT thanks you for your patience during construction. Please come and celebrate with us, see the new bridge up close and walk along the new bicycle and pedestrian crossing and tunnels.

  • The ceremony will take place along Jordan Road next to the Sandy River Bridge. Parking is located across the street.
  • Take exit 18 from I-84 from Troutdale.
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Project Overview
Sandy River bridge project
ODOT is replacing two aging Interstate 84 bridges over the Sandy River and repairing two bridges over Jordan Road to keep traffic moving safely through the I-84 corridor. The new Sandy River bridges will feature a rock façade on the piers and abutments and decorative pylons consistent with the I-84 Corridor Strategy Design Guidelines. The eastbound bridge over the Sandy River will include a combined bicycle and pedestrian crossing that will accommodate local users.
 
This is a very active construction area. The public is asked to watch for flaggers and to steer clear of the work area. Parking and recreational access along the Sandy River and Jordan Road will be affected. Available parking will be reduced.
 
Project information paper
 
 
Boaters: watch for navigation hazards, use channel markers
The western channel under the bridge is open. Watch for piers marked by buoys in the waterway and use the marked navigation channel near the west bank. ODOT also installed channel navigation lights on the bridge for boater safety. The navigation lights point boaters to the opening over the main channel between the west bank and the sandbar.
 
Steer clear of the eastern channel, which remains closed due to construction activity. Approach the bridge area with caution and watch for floating debris, submerged hazards and changing conditions. Be aware of the weather and winter river conditions as either can change without warning. 
Project photos

Watch video animation of the beam-setting process planned for I-84 Sandy River Bridge replacement.
 
To see more photos. 

 

Construction Schedule
The construction schedule: 
 
2014: Complete widening of the westbound bridge over Jordan Road and pedestrian tunnel under westbound I-84. In the fall, switch traffic to final configuration on the eastbound and westbound bridges and open the pedestrian tunnels.

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Multnomah County uses an automated “reverse 911” alert and notification system that can advise residents of an emergency through their telephone landlines. While this service will reach any person with access to their landline at the time of the call, it’s become increasingly common for people to carry only cellular telephone service.
 
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