hood river bridge maintenance: Hood River Bridge Single Lane Closures Weekdays Oct 21 - Nov 1 2019 - 10/17/19 01:49 PM
The Hood River Bridge will have single lane closures weekdays, beginning October 21, 2019, through November 1, 2019. The single-lane closures will begin at 9am and last until 3pm each weekday.  Biannual bridge deck maintenance work being performed is the cause of the single lane closures. The work is weather dependent, so the single lane closures may need to be extended if weather delays the maintenance work.
Plan accordingly and expect delays with traffic backups. Flaggers will be assisting drivers as they proceed through the work zones. Drive safely and keep an eye out for workers.
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hood river bridge maintenance: Hood River Bridge: 30 Minute Full Closures Sept 19 & 26, 2018 - 09/18/18 07:18 AM
The Hood River Bridge will be closed at 5 am on September 19, 2018, for maintenance work on the lift span. This will also occur at 5 am on September 26, 2018.  The closure will affect traffic in both directions and is expected to last for 30-40 minutes.   Please plan accordingly.    
For more information, you may call the Port of Hood River at (541) 386-1645 or email porthr@gorge.net.
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hood river bridge maintenance: Hood River Bridge Full Closure Beginning 5am March 21, 2018 - 03/20/18 03:46 PM
The Hood River Bridge will be closed at 5am on March 21, 2018, for maintenance work.  During the closure, a full height lift will be performed while crews grease gears, trunnions, and cables.  In addition, span guide slide joints will be lubricated.
The closure is only expected to last 30 minutes.   Please plan accordingly.    
For more information, you may call the Port of Hood River at (541) 386-1645 or email porthr@gorge.net.
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hood river bridge maintenance: Hood River Bridge - Winter Clean-Up March 13 2018 - 03/12/18 05:15 PM
The Hood River Bridge will have intermittent single-lane closures on Tuesday, March 13, from 9am - 3pm.  The closures are due to work crews doing winter clean-up work.
Closure delays are expected to be minimal.  Please plan accordingly.  Flaggers will be directing traffic on the bridge during the winter clean-up activity.
Emergency response vehicles will be able to use the bridge during the intermittent delays, if necessary.  
For more information, you may call the Port of Hood River at (541) 386-1645 or email porthr@gorge.net.
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hood river bridge maintenance: Reminder - Hood River Bridge Single-Lane Closures January 17 2018 - 01/15/18 10:20 AM
Reminder - The Hood River Bridge will have intermittent single-lane closures on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, from 9am - 3pm.  The closures are due to work crews replacing roadway signs on the bridge.
Closure delays of up to 20-30 minutes can be expected between 9am - 3pm, depending on traffic volume.  Please plan accordingly.  Flaggers will be directing traffic on the bridge during the sign replacement delays.
Emergency response vehicles will be able to use the bridge during the intermittent closures, if necessary.  
For more information, you may call the Port of Hood River at (541) 386-1645 or email porthr@gorge.net.
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hood river bridge maintenance: Major Changes to Hood River Bridge Closure Schedule - 09/30/17 06:19 PM
The Port of Hood River announced the October 2017 lane closure schedule has been significantly changed due to vandalism of the control room and north tower.
October 9th and 10th will see full closures, multiple times during the day and throughout the night.  The closures could result in delays of up to an hour due to operational and mechanical safety testing of the bridge lift span.
The bridge is expected to be completely closed October 12th from 11pm until 3am.  Repeat, full closure from 11pm until 3am.  The extended closure is for strain gage testing of the lift span.  Closing for the extended period … (0 comments)

hood river bridge maintenance: Update on Hood River Bridge Lane Closures August 8-11, 2017 - 08/08/17 07:55 AM
Updated - Intermittent, Single Lane Closures for Hood River Bridge Deck Welding Times Have Changed
There has been a time change on the sporadic single lane closures on the Hood River Bridge for August 8-11, 2017. Closures will begin at approximately 8am and end at noon. Previously, the announced times for the single lane closures were approximately 9am to 3pm.  This could impact your commute times so plan accordingly.
Maintenance welding to the bridge deck will be performed by Hood River Port crews during the closures. Flaggers will be directing traffic.  Please note, the work is weather dependent. 
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hood river bridge maintenance: Reminder: Hood River Bridge Maintenance Delays July 14, 2017 - 07/10/17 09:46 PM
Hood River Bridge - Traffic Alert for July 14, 2017
Reminder - The striping project on the Hood River Bridge has been changed to July 14, 2017.
There will be short lane closures to the Hood River and White Salmon bridge approaches on Friday, July 14, 2017.  Port crews will be striping the pavement at both entry points from 5am to 6:30am.  Minimal delays are expected as bridge crew members will direct traffic while the striping is being performed. 
Drivers should avoid the wet paint.
For more information, you may call the Port of Hood River at (541) 386-1645 or email porthr@gorge.net.
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hood river bridge maintenance: Hood River Bridge: July 11 2017 Traffic Alert Changed to July 14 2017 - 07/10/17 09:40 PM
Hood River Bridge - Traffic Alert for July 11, 2017 Postponed to July 14, 2017
Updated - The striping project on the Hood River Bridge has been changed to July 14, 2017.
There will be short lane closures to the Hood River and White Salmon bridge approaches on Friday, July 14, 2017.  Port crews will be striping the pavement at both entry points from 5am to 6:30am.  Minimal delays are expected as bridge crew members will direct traffic while the striping is being performed. 
Drivers should avoid the wet paint.
For more information, you may call the Port of Hood River at (541) 386-1645, or email porthr@gorge.net.
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hood river bridge maintenance: Reminder - Hood River Bridge - Traffic Alert for July 11, 2017 - 07/06/17 10:55 AM
Reminder - Hood River Bridge - Traffic Alert for July 11, 2017
There will be short lane closures to the Hood River and White Salmon bridge approaches on Tuesday, July 11, 2017.  Port crews will be striping the pavement at both entry points from 5am to 6:30am.  Minimal delays are expected as bridge crew members will direct traffic while the striping is being performed.
 
Drivers should avoid the wet paint.
For more information, you may call the Port of Hood River at (541) 386-1645, or email porthr@gorge.net.
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hood river bridge maintenance: Single Lane Closures for Bridge Deck Welding, March 28 & 29, 2017 - 03/28/17 06:53 AM
Single Lane Closures for Bridge Deck Welding
There will be sporadic single lane closures on the Hood River Bridge, Tues, March 28 and Wed, March 29, 2017. Closures will begin at approximately 9am and end at approximately 2pm. Maintenance welding to the bridge deck will be performed by Hood River Port crews during the closures. Flaggers will be directing traffic.
For more information, you may call the Port of Hood River at (541) 386-1645, or email porthr@gorge.net.
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hood river bridge maintenance: Single Lane Closures - Hood River Bridge - Week of Sept 12, 2016 - 09/08/16 06:40 AM
Single Lane Closures - Hood River Bridge - Week of Sept 12, 2016
The Hood River-WhiteSalmon Bridge will experience traffic interruptions closures the week of Sept 12-16, 2016.  Traffic delays of approximately 5 minutes can be expected between 9am and 3pm.  Flaggers will be directing traffic while Port of Hood River personnel  make bridge deck welding repairs.  Traffic disruptions should be minimal, but plan accordingly.   
This work is being completed while the weather remains favorable. 
More info is available by calling the Port of Hood River, 541-386-1645 or emailing them at porthr@gorge.net.

 
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