Coast Guard authorizes closure of Steel Railroad-Highway Bridge in Portland

Coast Guard authorizes closure of Steel Railroad-Highway Bridge in Portland
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Coast Guard has authorized the closure of the Steel Railroad-Highway Bridge through Jan. 18, 2017. The bridge, owned and operated by Union Pacific Railroad, spans the Willamette River at river mile marker 12.1 will be outfitted with electrical upgrades to the upper and lower lift spans and will be closed to maritime traffic that requires the bridge to be lifted. When both...