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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.<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>
 
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 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.)
  
'''Bridges Spanning The Willamette River'''
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'''Bridges Spanning The [[Willamette River]]'''
  
(South to north.)
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; South to north.)
* Sellwood Bridge (1925)
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* Ross Island Bridge (1926)
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* [[Sellwood Bridge]] (1925)
* Marquam Bridge (1966)
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* [[Ross Island Bridge]] (1926)
* Hawthorne Bridge (1910)
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* [[Marquam Bridge]] (1966)
* Morrison Bridge (1958)
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* [[Hawthorne Bridge]] (1910)
* Burnside Bridge (1926)
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* [[Morrison Bridge]] (1958)
* Steel Bridge (1912)
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* [[Burnside Bridge]] (1926)
* Broadway Bridge (1913)
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* [[Steel Bridge]] (1912)
* Fremont Bridge (1973)
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* [[Broadway Bridge]] (1913)
* St. Johns Bridge (1931)
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* [[Fremont Bridge]] (1973)
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* [[St. Johns Bridge]] (1931)
  
 
'''Bridges Over the Columbia River'''
 
'''Bridges Over the Columbia River'''
  
(West to east.)
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; West to east.)
* Interstate Bridge (1917-1918)
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* Glenn Jackson Memorial Bridge (1982)
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* [[Interstate Bridge]] (1917-1918)
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* [[Glenn Jackson Memorial Bridge]] (1982)
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==

Revision as of 21:37, 15 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.)

Bridges Over the Columbia River

West to east.)

See also

References

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