French Prairie Bridge ProjectNews & Updates
This page offers an archive of press releases and external communications about the French Prairie Bridge Project.
The City of Wilsonville is seeking input on two proposed bridge designs for the proposed French Prairie Bridge. The proposed bridge over the Willamette River would provide a safe route for cyclists and pedestrians to cross the river and allow emergency responders to...
City Council unanimously recommends two bridge types for further study in French Prairie Bridge Project
The Wilsonville City Council unanimously supported the recommendation of the French Prairie Bridge Task Force, designating two bridge types for further study among the five previously under consideration by the project team.
The French Prairie Bridge Task Force, an appointed advisory body charged with helping guide the French Prairie Bridge Project, recommended to City Council two signature bridge types for further consideration in early 2019. The new bridge is proposed to carry pedestrians, bicyclists and emergency vehicles across the Willamette River.
The 21-member French Prairie Bridge Project Advisory Task Force is meeting to review public testimony on the five design options later this fall.
City Council selects alignment for proposed French Prairie ‘Bike-Ped-Emergency’ Bridge over the Willamette River
WILSONVILLE, OR — On June 4, 2018, the Wilsonville City Council conducted a public hearing and selected a preferred alignment to locate the proposed French Prairie Bridge over the Willamette River that would serve as both an emergency incident response route for I-5...
The Wilsonville City Council will consider the French Prairie Bridge Task Force preferred bridge location recommendation at a public hearing on June 4. The project team will provide the Council with a summary of the process to determine the preferred bridge location...
French Prairie Bridge Task Force Recommends Bridge Location
French Prairie Bridge Project Task Force to Meet April 12
Over the last six months project leaders at the City of Wilsonville, the US FHWA and ODOT have carefully reviewed the project’s approach.
Following our second set of committee meetings in May, French Prairie Bridge project team members have been hard at work.