Heavy Highway Projects - Pedestrian
Minto Island Pedestrian Bridge
Location: Riverfront City Park, Salem, OR
Description: The new Peter Courtney Minto Island Bridge is a steel arch bridge that spans the Willamette Slough, connecting the downtown Riverfront Park to the park on Minto-Brown Island. The new bridge provides access to over 1,300 acres of parks on both sides of the Willamette River for the community while also linking more than 30 miles of off-street trails.
The main span of the bridge is a 304.5 ft. tied-arch span with 4 total approach spans, three at 50 ft. and one at 35 ft. Combined the bridge is a five-span bridge totaling 489.5 ft. long. The deck consists of cast-in-place components as well as precast panels for the main span. The supports are made up of cast-in-place tapered columns that used a form liner for aesthetics.