What We Do
to provide safe transportation facilities for the public
to protect the public investment by preserving our historic bridges
to help plan for the transportation needs of the 500,000 new residents expected in the Portland area by the year 2020
Our facilities serve Willamette River users, pedestrians, cyclists, automobile commuters, buses, and commercial users.
Who We Are
the operators who raise and lower the bridges
the maintenance workers who inspect the bridges, respond to emergencies, and perform maintenance and repairs
the engineers who are responsible for design and construction of major repairs, renovations, and upgrades
We are a part of the Transportation Division, located within the Department of Community Services.