Bridge Over Columbia Boulevard

Engineering And Design
Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R), in partnership with Metro, the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) as well as many community partners, is working to create a safe path for bicycles and pedestrians to cross Columbia Boulevard at Chimney Park.
Bridge Over Columbia Blvd. rendering
Design underway
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Bridge Over Columbia Boulevard 

This new bike and pedestrian bridge over Columbia Boulevard will link Chimney Park to St. Johns Prairie and connect our community to more opportunities to bike, walk or roll safely.

Puente sobre Columbia Boulevard 

El nuevo puente peatonal y para bicicletas sobre Columbia Boulevard unirá Chimney Park con St. Johns Prairie y conectará a nuestra comunidad con más oportunidades para andar en bici, a pie o sobre ruedas de manera segura.

Community Outreach Report - January 2020

Pier Park and Chimney Park Context Map

Pier Park and Chimney Park Context Map

Regional Trails System Plan 

Project Schedule

  • Summer 2019 - Fall 2020 - Contract negotiation, alignment alternatives, 30% design
  • Winter 2020/21 - Spring 2023 - Pause for additional funding
  • Spring 2023 - Spring 2024 - Design development and construction documents 
  • Spring 2024 - Fall 2024 - Permitting and bidding
  • Winter 2024/25 - Expected construction start


Park Location or Entrance
9360 N Columbia Blvd
Portland, OR 97203

Pier Park

Park Location or Entrance
N Lombard Street and Bruce Avenue
Portland, OR 97203


Maija Spencer (she, they)

Senior Community Engagement Coordinator