Friday, February 24, 2012
Portland's $4.2 million Morrison Bridge rehabilitation is nearly complete.
In fact, David Conway of Conway Construction, the project’s contractor, said it would be “done in the next two to three weeks if weather permits.”
Multnomah County spokesman Mike Pullen was a little less optimistic, but he acknowledged that construction is in its final stages.
If the safety improvement project were to wrap up next month, it would be delivered nearly three months after the date targeted originally. Construction was delayed for two months beginning last July, when tarps being used by crews to contain debris blew off during a storm. The debris “allegedly” – as emphasized by David Conway – put the Willamette River’s water quality at risk.
Read more at The Daily Journal of Commerce.