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ODOT has announced that they plan to re-open the Arch Bridge on Monday, October 15 with grand opening events scheduled for the weekend of October 12.
Bridge Re-opens to Traffic on October 15
The Oregon Department of Transportation ODOT is pleased to announce that barring unexpected delays, the Oregon City/West Linn Bridge is scheduled to re-open to traffic on Monday morning, October 15 at 4:30 AM.
In conjunction with a Clackamas River clean up event occurring in September, watch for the Ripple Effect, on October 12-14th in Oregon City at the Arch Bridge Re-Opening. It will feature an art show and auction with pieces made directly from the trash collected at the Down River Clean Up.
In conjunction with the re-opening of this community icon, the Willamette Falls Heritage Area Coalition is planning a three-day Willamette Falls Festival—Friday, October 12 through Sunday, October 14. ODOT’s re-dedication of the Arch Bridge is on Sunday afternoon. During the Festival, the Bridge will be open for pedestrians and bicyclists but closed to vehicle traffic from Friday afternoon through Sunday afternoon. Come and share in this unique opportunity to stroll the historic bridge and enjoy the breathtaking views of the Falls.
The Coalition invites you to join in celebrating the reopening of the Historic Arch Bridge during this fun-filled 3-day festival October 12th-14th in downtown Oregon City and West Linn. Check their web site for more details, Willamette Falls Festival.
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