Poll: Fix Wilsonville’s I-5 Bridge Snarls?

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Earlier this week, area residents yet again had to deal with a traffic snarl during rush hour on the Boone Bridge. After countless such events, some believe it’s past time to work more on this recurring issue.

Here’s The Problem
The I-5 Freeway is a primary transportation artery connecting Canada, the US and Mexico. It also happens to literally run through Wilsonville.

Wilsonville, Wilsonville Homes, Wilsonville Homes For Sale, Wilsonville Oregon, Wilsonville Properties, Wilsonville Real Estate, Wilsonville RealtyWilsonville’s Boone Bridge

Wilsonville’s Boone Bridge is a narrow ‘choke point’ and if traffic stops there for any significant period, it can take a long time to clear. In May 1999, a ten car accident on the bridge reportedly backed up traffic for nine hours. 

Wilsonville, Wilsonville Homes, Wilsonville Homes For Sale, Wilsonville Oregon, Wilsonville Properties, Wilsonville Real Estate, Wilsonville RealtyBoone Bridge Accident Backups Can Stretch For Miles

Here are a few more examples of accidents bottling up Wilsonville’s Boone Bridge:

Boone Bridge truck-boat crash blocks I-5

Another Boone Bridge boat crash blocks I-5

Some river crossings have nearby alternative routes…

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