What’s happening now?
The bridge is now open and ready for people to walk, bike, roll and stroll! Read the full press release online at www.portland.gov/parks/news/2022/7/7/new-red-electric-bridge-now-open-southwest-portland.
This segment of the Red Electric trail will include a 10-foot wide trail from the intersection of SW Bertha Boulevard and Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway, travelling south over a ravine on a 12-foot-wide bridge where it will intersect with SW Capitol Highway.
Additional project elements include:
- Guardrail work along Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway
- Sidewalk curb ramps
- Pedestrian and bicycle crosswalk striping
- Grading and drainage
- Retaining walls
- Vegetated stormwater facility
- Tree mitigation plantings
- Restoration plantings