The People’s Bridge

by Semyon Treyger, P.E., (M.ASCE), Vice President; HNTB Corporation, Bellevue, WA,
David Tertadian, S.E., Director of Civil Construction; Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon, Portland, OR,
, P.E.

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2016, Vol. 86, Issue 4, Pg. 52-59


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: Careful collaboration on the part of the owner, the engineers, the builders, and, perhaps most important of all, city residents has resulted in an innovative and highly prized bridge over the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon. The crossing is the first cable-stayed bridge in the United States intended solely for mass transit vehicles, bicyclists, and pedestrians.

Subject Headings: Cable stayed bridges | Cables | Public transportation | Owners | Urban areas | Innovation | Rivers and streams | Oregon | United States | North America

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