BridgeView

Each episode of the BridgeView series provides a behind-the-scenes look at a different aspect of construction of the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Bridge.

Episode 20: Topping off the Towers

Archive

Episode 1: Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Bridge Location and Type

Episode 1
Bridge Location and Type

Episode 1: Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Bridge Location and Type

Episode 2: Why a Cable-Stayed Bridge Design

Episode 2
Why a Cable-Stayed Bridge Design

Episode 2: Why a Cable-Stayed Bridge Design

Episode 3: In-Water Work and Cofferdams

Episode 3
In-Water Work and Cofferdams

Episode 3: In-Water Work and Cofferdams

Episode 4: Interactive Bridge Exhibits at OMSI

Episode 4
Interactive Bridge Exhibits at OMSI

Episode 4: Interactive Bridge Exhibits at OMSI

Episode 5: Rebar's Role in the Bridge

Episode 5
Rebar's Role in the Bridge

Episode 5: Rebar's Role in the Bridge

Episode 6: Constructing Tower Foundation Shafts

Episode 6
Constructing Tower Foundation Shafts

Episode 6: Constructing Tower Foundation Shafts

Episode 7: Rebar in the Tower Pile Caps and Pylons

Episode 7
Rebar in the Tower Pile Caps and Pylons

Episode 7: Rebar in the Tower Pile Caps and Pylons

Episode 8: Tons of Local Concrete, One Bridge

Episode 8
Tons of Local Concrete, One Bridge

Episode 8: Tons of Local Concrete, One Bridge

Episode 9: A New Crane in Town

Episode 9
A New Crane in Town

Episode 9: A New Crane in Town

Episode 10: A Tower Rises

Episode 10
A Tower Rises

Episode 10: A Tower Rises

Episode 11: Deck Construction Begins

Episode 11
Deck Construction Begins

Episode 11: Deck Construction Begins

Episode 12: Climbing High to Build the Bridge

Episode 12
Climbing High to Build the Bridge

Episode 12: Climbing High to Build the Bridge

Episode 13: Temporary Cables Support Deck Construction

Episode 13
Temporary Cables Support Deck Construction

Episode 13: Temporary Cables Support Deck Construction

Episode 14: Building a Balanced Bridge

Episode 14
Building a Balanced Bridge

Episode 14: Building a Balanced Bridge

Episode 15: Components of a stay-cable bridge (Part 1:3)

Episode 15
Cable components of the bridge

Episode 15: Components of a stay-cable bridge (Part 1:3)

Episode 15: Components of a stay-cable bridge (Part 2:3)

Episode 16
How permanent cables are installed on the bridge

Episode 17: Stressing the permanent cables

Episode 19: What's in a Name?

Episode 17
Stressing the permanent cables

Episode 15: Components of a stay-cable bridge (Part 3:3)

Episode 18: Connecting the bridge deck to land

Episode 18
Connecting the bridge deck to land

Episode 18: Connecting the bridge deck to land