Broadway Bridge

River mile: 11.7

Opened: April 22, 1913

Type: double-leaf Rail bascule movable bridge, steel truss

Main Span Length: 278 feet

Center Height to Water: 90 feet

Outside Width: 70 feet (four traffic lanes, with two 11-foot sidewalk/bike paths)

Color: "Golden Gate" red

Cost: $1.6 million

Owner: Multnomah County, built by City of Portland

Engineer/Designer: Ralph Modjeski, Chicago; Strobel Engineering, Chicago, Illinois (lift span)

Access: pedestrians, bicycles allowed

Bridge Opening Signals audible: two long, one short; radio frequency: KLU 724

Average Daily Traffic: 33,000

Historic American Engineering Record OR-22 and Addendum

Last updated: 16 February 2010.