Sunday, Oct. 27, 8:30 a.m. – noon
|W. Burnside will be closed for a unique Sunday morning celebration both on and under the bridge, with free food, kids’ activities and more! Enjoy performers, pancakes, artisanal donuts, trail mix and beverages will be served-all to the tunes of a DJ. Forest Park Conservancy will be offering guided and unguided tours of the bridge the trails, Hoyt Arboretum, Pittock Mansion, and more.|
|The Barbara Walker Crossing Opening Street Party, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Sunday, Oct. 27|
|Wildwood Trail users—and Burnside commuters—have wanted this bridge for 20 years, and thanks to the efforts and donations of hundreds of Portlanders, the pedestrian bridge crossing is ready to open!|
The new bridge is a major safety improvement uniting the Wildwood Trail over a long-dangerous section of W. Burnside.