Overpass Construction, 1962

NE Weidler Street takes a small shoo-fly to the south while the permanent overpass over the Eastbank Freeway is being built in 1962. This view looks east on a landscape that no longer exists. You can see the overpass in the upper-right of this aerial view of the construction area.

A2005-001.176  Eastbank Freeway overpass construction 1962(City of Portland Archives)

6 thoughts on “Overpass Construction, 1962

  1. @Mike. Johnston Bros Trucking had the contract for distributing the Oregonian and their shop/office was near here, in fact they were among the many business’s forcibly relocated. The Oregonian was their principle shipper,

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