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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Portland Bureau of Transportation
Commissioner Novick to hold community conversation
on future of Vista Bridge
When: 7 to 8:30 pm Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Where: Lincoln High School (1600 SW Salmon Street, Portland)
Who: Steve Novick, Portland City Commissioner (presenter)
David O’Longaigh, City of Portland Chief Bridge Engineer (presenter)
Leah Treat, Portland Bureau of Transportation Director (moderator of Q&A)
What: Now that an interim suicide-prevention barrier has been installed on the Vista Bridge, the City of Portland is turning to the community to gather input for a long term installation that compliments the historic character of the bridge.
Portland City Commissioner Steve Novick will lead the community discussion about funding options and design possibilities and for the Vista Bridge installation. PBOT Director Leah Treat will moderate the discussion. The Transportation Bureau’s Chief Bridge Engineer David O’Longaigh will present treatments for bridges in other cities with similar situations and review potential design options for Portland’s Vista Bridge.