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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 1302
Portland, Oregon 97204

503-823-PLAY (7529)

Maija Spencer, Public Involvement Coordinator


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Forest Park Bridge Replacement

  • Site One Bridge on Wildwood Trail

  • Site Two Lower Macleay Trail bridges

  • Site Three Bridge failure on Maple Trail

Project Overview

Thanks to funding from the voter-approved Parks Replacement Bond, this project will replace bridges at three locations on the Lower Macleay and Maple,and Wildwood Trails in Forest Park. This project is also part of the Renew Forest Park initiative.

Project Update - March 28, 2018

Lower Macleay Trail is now open! Work is also complete on the Maple Trail.

Wildwood Trail: The contractor will be onsite in summer 2018 to remove the old abutments and bridge. 

Thank you for your patience as we complete these necessary improvements to our trail system!

Regular updates will be posted here about trail closures and detours as construction progresses. Please visit PP&R's main trail closures page to find information about other trail closures in Forest Park. To receive project updates by email, sign up here.

bridge image

Bridge Design: ESA Vigil-Agrimis, Grummel Engineering, Fieldwork Design

November 2016
Parks staff shared the designs for the new bridges at the November 2016 Forest Park Entrance and Nature Center Open House. If you missed this event, you can view the designs here.

To receive project updates, sign up here.

Project Schedule

Winter 2015 - Summer 2016
Design Process, Public Involvement, and Permitting

Fall 2016 - Spring 2017
Final Permitting and Bidding

June 2017 - March 2018

Project Manager
Jill Hutchinson,, 971-940-5733

Public Involvement Coordinator
Maija Spencer,, 503-823-5593