The entire bridge is 1,378 feet (420 m) in length. On the west (Lake Oswego) side, there is a 50-foot (15 m) deck plate girder approach span that was built in 1900 and moved to this location in 1931. In 1934, a 60-foot (18 m) open-deck trestle was built on this side of the river. Holding the railway deck across the river are two 298-foot (91 m) through truss spans. Completing the bridge on the east side in Milwaukie is a 668-foot (204 m) open-deck trestle.