Major Projects

Tilikum Crossing (opened 2015)

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Major Projects

The first bridge of its kind in the U.S., Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People, carries MAX Orange Line trains, buses, streetcars, cyclists and pedestrians over the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon.

The bridge’s walking/biking paths are extra wide on the outside of the two towers, so people can stop and enjoy the panoramic views!

As part of TriMet’s public art program for the new Orange Line, artists Anna Valentina Murch and Doug Hollis created an aesthetic lighting program for the new bridge. Lights focused on the cables and piers will fluctuate in response to a stream flow monitor in the Willamette River, echoing the river movement below.

Tilikum Crossing