Coos Bay Swing Span Bridge Reopens to Rail Traffic

Coos Bay Swing Span Bridge Reopens to Rail Traffic

Oregon International Port of Coos Bay (Port) reopens the Coos Bay Swing Span Bridge after a year of closure due to structural failure. Rail traffic will commence immediately. The Coos Bay Swing Span bridge has now been successfully opened to rail traffic.  The bridge will undergo testing and adjustments over the next several days.  The first order of business will be to move about 25 rail cars that are currently in Coos Bay to the north side of the bridge on Friday April 26th and normal rail service will be restored to shippers south of the bridge early next week.  

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Oregon International Port of Coos Bay Receives $20 Million Grant to Support Rehabilitation of Bridge Structures on the Coos Bay Rail Line

Oregon International Port of Coos Bay Receives $20 Million Grant to Support Rehabilitation of Bridge Structures on the Coos Bay Rail Line

The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay (Port) is pleased to announce the award of a $20 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant to support rehabilitation of 15 bridge structures along the Coos Bay Rail Line. The Coos Bay Rail Line, owned and operated by the Port, is a 134-mile short line railroad which runs throughout Coos, Douglas, and Lane Counties supporting the regional and state economy.

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