List of crossings of the Willamette River

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Supports for the Abernethy Bridge frame the Oregon City Bridge and Willamette Falls in the distance.

This is a list of bridges and other crossings of the Willamette River in the U.S. state of Oregon from the Columbia River upstream to its source.

Portland[edit]

Image Crossing Carries Location River mile Year built Coordinates
StJohnsBridge1.jpg
St. Johns Bridge
US 30 Byp.
Portland 5.8 1931 45°35′07″N 122°45′52″W / 45.58528°N 122.76444°W / 45.58528; -122.76444 (St. Johns Bridge)
BNSF bridge 5.1 with steam loco SP 4449 crossing.jpg
Burlington Northern Railroad Bridge 5.1 BNSF Railway Portland 7.0 1908 45°34′36″N 122°44′51″W / 45.57667°N 122.74750°W / 45.57667; -122.74750 (Burlington Northern Railroad Bridge 5.1)
West Side CSO Tunnel intercepted sewage overflow Portland 10.0 2003 45°33′0″N 122°41′52″W / 45.55000°N 122.69778°W / 45.55000; -122.69778 (West Side CSO Tunnel)
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Fremont Bridge I-405 / US 30 Portland 11.1 1973 45°32′16″N 122°40′59″W / 45.53778°N 122.68306°W / 45.53778; -122.68306 (Fremont Bridge)
Broadway Bridge - Portland.jpg
Broadway Bridge Broadway Portland 11.7 1913 45°31′55″N 122°40′27″W / 45.53194°N 122.67417°W / 45.53194; -122.67417 (Broadway Bridge)
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Steel Bridge Union Pacific Railway
Amtrak
MAX Light Rail
Glisan Street, Interstate Avenue
Formerly Harbor Drive (former OR 99W)
Portland 12.1 1912 45°31′39″N 122°40′09″W / 45.52750°N 122.66917°W / 45.52750; -122.66917 (Steel Bridge)
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Burnside Bridge Burnside Street Portland 12.4 1926 45°31′23″N 122°40′03″W / 45.52306°N 122.66750°W / 45.52306; -122.66750 (Burnside Bridge)
MorrisonBridge-Pano.jpg
Morrison Bridge Morrison Street Portland 12.8 1958 45°31′04″N 122°40′11″W / 45.51778°N 122.66972°W / 45.51778; -122.66972 (Morrison Bridge)
HawthorneBridgeAtNight.jpg
Hawthorne Bridge Hawthorne Boulevard Portland 13.1 1910 45°30′47″N 122°40′14″W / 45.51306°N 122.67056°W / 45.51306; -122.67056 (Hawthorne Bridge)
MarquamBridgeHill.jpg
Marquam Bridge I-5 Portland 13.5 1966 45°30′29″N 122°40′09″W / 45.50806°N 122.66917°W / 45.50806; -122.66917 (Marquam Bridge)
Ross Island Bridge viewed from Aerial Tram in 2008 crop.jpg
Ross Island Bridge US 26 (Powell Boulevard) Portland 14.0 1926 45°30′04″N 122°39′52″W / 45.50111°N 122.66444°W / 45.50111; -122.66444 (Ross Island Bridge)
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Sellwood Bridge Tacoma Street Portland 16.5 1925 45°27′52″N 122°39′56″W / 45.46444°N 122.66556°W / 45.46444; -122.66556 (Sellwood Bridge)

Northern Willamette Valley[edit]

Image Crossing Carries Location River mile Year built Coordinates
Lake Oswego Railroad Bridge.jpg
Lake Oswego Railroad Bridge Portland and Western Railroad Lake Oswego/Milwaukie 20.0 1910 45°25′30″N 122°39′17″W / 45.42500°N 122.65472°W / 45.42500; -122.65472 (Lake Oswego Railroad Bridge)
AbernethyBridge.jpg
Abernethy Bridge I-205 Oregon City 25.0 1970 45°21′52″N 122°36′15″W / 45.36444°N 122.60417°W / 45.36444; -122.60417 (Abernethy Bridge)
Oregon City Bridge wide view from fishing dock (2013) - 2.jpg
Oregon City Bridge OR 43 Oregon City 26.0 1922 45°21′32″N 122°36′35″W / 45.35889°N 122.60972°W / 45.35889; -122.60972 (Oregon City Bridge)
2 sets of aerial electric cable crossings West Linn/Canby 30.0 45°19′04″N 122°39′57″W / 45.31774°N 122.66585°W / 45.31774; -122.66585 (2 sets of aerial electric cable crossings)
aerial electric power for the Canby Ferry Canby 34.37 45°18′00″N 122°41′31″W / 45.30009°N 122.69192°W / 45.30009; -122.69192 (aerial electric power for the Canby Ferry)
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Canby Ferry SW Mountain Rd (on the north), N Locust St (on the south) Canby 34.4 1914 45°18′00″N 122°41′34″W / 45.30011°N 122.69273°W / 45.30011; -122.69273 (Canby Ferry)
aerial electric cable crossing Molalla River State Park 35.98 45°18′08″N 122°43′19″W / 45.30214°N 122.72207°W / 45.30214; -122.72207 (aerial electric cable crossing)
Boone Bridge Oregon.JPG
Boone Bridge I-5 Wilsonville 38.3 1954 45°17′31″N 122°46′10″W / 45.29194°N 122.76944°W / 45.29194; -122.76944 (Boone Bridge)
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Wilsonville railroad bridge Portland & Western Railroad Wilsonville 38.5 1975 45°17′35″N 122°46′35″W / 45.29306°N 122.77639°W / 45.29306; -122.77639 (rail bridge)
Oregon 219 Willamette River Bridge.jpg
Oregon Route 219 bridge OR 219 Newberg 48.3 1958 45°16′04″N 122°56′36″W / 45.26778°N 122.94333°W / 45.26778; -122.94333 (OR 219 bridge)
Champoeg Road bridge Newberg Oregon.jpg
Champoeg Road bridge Pipeline Newberg 50.0 45°17′02″N 122°57′44″W / 45.28377°N 122.96222°W / 45.28377; -122.96222 (Champoeg Road bridge)

Middle Willamette Valley[edit]

Image Crossing Carries Location River mile Year built Coordinates
Wheatland Ferry approaching east landing P2326.jpeg
Wheatland Ferry Wheatland Road Wheatland 72.0 1844 45°05′25″N 123°02′42″W / 45.09028°N 123.04500°W / 45.09028; -123.04500 (Wheatland Ferry)
Union Street Railroad Bridge Salem.JPG
Union Street Railroad Bridge (formerly) Black Rock Rail Line, (currently) Pedestrians, bicycles, emergency vehicles Salem 84.1 1913 44°56′50″N 123°02′30″W / 44.94722°N 123.04167°W / 44.94722; -123.04167 (Union Street Railroad Bridge)
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Marion Street Bridge OR 22 west (Marion Street) Salem 84.4 1952 44°56′45″N 123°02′33″W / 44.94583°N 123.04250°W / 44.94583; -123.04250 (Marion Street Bridge)
Center Street Bridge Salem.JPG
Center Street Bridge OR 22 east (Center Street) Salem 84.5 1918 44°56′42″N 123°02′36″W / 44.94500°N 123.04333°W / 44.94500; -123.04333 (Center Street Bridge)
Independence Street Bridge River Road South Independence 97.1 1950 44°50′44″N 123°10′47″W / 44.84556°N 123.17972°W / 44.84556; -123.17972 (Independence Street Bridge)
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Buena Vista Ferry Buena Vista Road Buena Vista 106.0 1851 44°46′12″N 123°08′45″W / 44.77000°N 123.14583°W / 44.77000; -123.14583 (Buena Vista Ferry)
Portland & Western (ex-Southern Pacific) bridge - Albany, Oregon.jpg
Toledo District Willamette Bridge Portland and Western Railroad/Toledo District Albany 119.7 44°38′27″N 123°05′48″W / 44.64085°N 123.09677°W / 44.64085; -123.09677 (Toledo District Willamette Bridge)
Lyon Street Bridge US 20 north (Lyon Street) Albany 120.0 1971 44°38′21″N 123°06′21″W / 44.63917°N 123.10587°W / 44.63917; -123.10587 (Lyon Street Bridge)
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Ellsworth Street Bridge US 20 south (Ellsworth Street) Albany 120.1 1925 44°38′21″N 123°06′24″W / 44.63924°N 123.10666°W / 44.63924; -123.10666 (Ellsworth Street Bridge)
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Harrison Street Bridge OR 34 west (Harrison Street) Corvallis 131.5 1964 44°33′58″N 123°15′22″W / 44.5661°N 123.25622°W / 44.5661; -123.25622 (Harrison Street Bridge)
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Van Buren Street Bridge OR 34 east (Van Buren Street) Corvallis 131.5 1913 44°33′55″N 123°15′23″W / 44.56541°N 123.25652°W / 44.56541; -123.25652 (Van Buren Street Bridge)
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Corvallis Bypass Bridge OR 34 Bypass Corvallis 132.95 1992 44°33′29″N 123°15′36″W / 44.55814°N 123.25987°W / 44.55814; -123.25987 (Corvallis Bypass Bridge)

Southern Willamette Valley[edit]

Image Crossing Carries Location River mile Year built Coordinates
OR 99E bridge OR 99E Harrisburg 161.2 1925 44°16′01″N 123°10′29″W / 44.26708°N 123.17483°W / 44.26708; -123.17483 (OR 99E bridge)
rail bridge; former drawbridge (vertical-lift type) Portland and Western Railroad Junction City 162.7 44°14′55″N 123°10′31″W / 44.24864°N 123.17538°W / 44.24864; -123.17538 (rail bridge)
rail bridge; former drawbridge (swing-span type) Union Pacific Railroad
Amtrak
Junction City 162.8 44°14′53″N 123°10′28″W / 44.24815°N 123.17451°W / 44.24815; -123.17451 (rail bridge)
Beltline Highway OR 569 west Eugene 178.2 1961 44°05′43″N 123°06′23″W / 44.09525°N 123.10651°W / 44.09525; -123.10651 (Beltline Highway (westbound))
Beltline Highway (eastbound) OR 569 east Eugene 178.2 1966 44°05′43″N 123°06′24″W / 44.09519°N 123.10666°W / 44.09519; -123.10666 (Beltline Highway (eastbound))
Owosso Bicycle Bridge Eugene 178.7 44°05′31″N 123°06′58″W / 44.09185°N 123.11609°W / 44.09185; -123.11609 (Owosso Bicycle Bridge)
Greenway Bicycle Bridge Eugene 180.6 1978 44°04′03″N 123°06′42″W / 44.06750°N 123.11175°W / 44.06750; -123.11175 (Greenway Bicycle Bridge)
Washington-Jefferson Street Bridge I-105 / OR 126 Eugene 181.2 1960 44°03′50″N 123°06′03″W / 44.06391°N 123.10076°W / 44.06391; -123.10076 (Washington-Jefferson Street Bridge)
Ferry Street Bridge (Eugene, Oregon).jpg
Ferry Street Bridge Coburg Road
Ruth Bascom Bike Path
Eugene 182.2 1950 44°03′29″N 123°05′02″W / 44.05794°N 123.08391°W / 44.05794; -123.08391 (Ferry Street Bridge)
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Peter DeFazio Bicycle Bridge Eugene 182.35 2000 44°03′25″N 123°05′01″W / 44.05691°N 123.08352°W / 44.05691; -123.08352 (Peter DeFazio Bicycle Bridge)
Dave and Lynn Frohnmayer Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge[1] Eugene 182.7 1970 44°03′06″N 123°04′17″W / 44.05160°N 123.07127°W / 44.05160; -123.07127 (Dave and Lynn Frohnmayer Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge)
Knickerbocker Bicycle Bridge Eugene 183.8 1978 44°02′43″N 123°03′08″W / 44.04529°N 123.05214°W / 44.04529; -123.05214 (Knickerbocker Bicycle Bridge)
Whilamut Passage Bridge northbound span at Eugene, Oregon.JPG
Whilamut Passage Bridge (west span) I-5 south Eugene 183.91 2011 44°02′43″N 123°03′00″W / 44.04540°N 123.05010°W / 44.04540; -123.05010 (Whilamut Passage Bridge)
Whilamut Passage Bridge Construction Southbound.jpg
Whilamut Passage Bridge (east span) I-5 north Eugene 183.92 2013 [2] 44°02′44″N 123°02′58″W / 44.04550°N 123.04958°W / 44.04550; -123.04958 (Whilamut Passage Bridge)
Springfield Bridge (north span)
OR 126 Bus. west (Main Street)
Springfield 185.25 1950 44°02′44″N 123°01′39″W / 44.04544°N 123.02743°W / 44.04544; -123.02743 (Springfield Bridge (north span))
Springfield Bridge (south span)
OR 126 Bus. east (South "A" Street)
Springfield 185.3 44°02′42″N 123°01′38″W / 44.04511°N 123.02718°W / 44.04511; -123.02718 (Springfield Bridge (south span))
Southern Pacific Rail bridge Union Pacific Railroad
Amtrak
Springfield 185.4 1891

44°02′35″N 123°01′34″W / 44.04308°N 123.02615°W / 44.04308; -123.02615 (Southern Pacific Rail bridge)

The river's "source" is at the confluence of the Middle Fork Willamette River and Coast Fork Willamette River at 44°01′24″N 123°01′26″W / 44.023318°N 123.023897°W / 44.023318; -123.023897 (Willamette River source)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Edward Russo (September 15, 2009). "Popular river crossing renamed". The Register-Guard (Eugene, Oregon). p. B1. 
  2. ^ "Whilamut Passage Bridge Opens". KEZI.com. August 8, 2013. 

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