Water Environment Services to close 82nd Drive pedestrian bridge for one week starting July 3


Water Environment Services (WES) will close the 82nd Drive pedestrian bridge for one week starting Monday, July 3 for condition assessment and inspection and does not plan to reopen the bridge until Monday, July 10 at 7 p.m.

During the closure, pedestrians and bicyclists will not have access to the bridge from either the Oregon City or Gladstone sides of the river. Signs will be posted directing pedestrians and bicyclists to the detour route of Oregon Highway 99E/SE McLoughlin Blvd. in Oregon City.

WES, which owns the bridge, will work with the Oregon Department of Transportation and OBEC Consulting Engineers during the assessment and inspections.

For more information, members of the media and public may contact Community Relations Specialist Edward Nieto at enieto@clackamas.us and 503-742-4561 or 971-284-7094 (cell).