PORTLAND, Ore. – TriMet on Wednesday released the list of four names for Portland’s newest bridge.
Nearly 9,500 names were submitted, TriMet said in a news release. The Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Bridge Naming Committee chose four finalists. They are:
- Abigail Scott Duniway Transit Bridge
- Cascadia Crossing Transit Bridge
- Tillicum Crossing Transit Bridge
- Wy’east Transit Bridge
TriMet is asking for public comment about the finalists. You can share your thoughts here
The deadline for public input is March 1.
The new bridge over the Willamette River will only carry transit, bicyclists and pedestrians; no private vehicles will be allowed. TriMet officials say it will be the only bridge of its kind in the United States.
The bridge is scheduled to open on Sept. 12, 2015.