Office of Communications
News Release

501 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Suite 600
Portland Oregon 97214

Multnomah County

Eastbound Broadway Bridge lane closed for Sunday run

Wednesday, 4/10/13 - 4:22 pm

Mike Pullen, Communications Office, 503-209-4111,

The outside eastbound lane of the Broadway Bridge will be closed to traffic on Sunday, April 14 from 4:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. during the Race for the Roses running event. At least one traffic lane will remain open in each direction as well as both bridge sidewalks. TriMet’s 17-Holgate/Broadway bus route will detour to the Steel Bridge westbound and the Burnside Bridge eastbound while the Broadway Bridge lane is closed.  The bridge lift span will not open for river traffic from 5:30 a.m. until 8:30 a.m.

The NW Broadway ramp will be closed to motor vehicles from 4:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. between the bridge and NW Hoyt Street. West side access to the bridge will be maintained from NW Lovejoy Street.

Multnomah County maintains the Broadway Bridge and 300 miles of roads and bridges.   For bridge information, visit  For event information, visit