Villages at Mt. Hood
a Clackamas County Complete Communities Village
Supported Activity

I. Activity Title: __Rhododendron Community Bridge Park________________

II. Community Need/Rationale:

The old Loop Hwy Bridge over the Zigzag River was replaced with a pedestrian bridge when US26 was built in the 1950's. The area of the Loop Hwy between the pedestrian bridge and current US 26, in plat map 3 7E 4bd has never been landscaped. This activity would take steps to have simple landscaping to make the area more attractive and useable for the community

III. Name of organization: Rhododendron CPO/Neighborhood Association
           in conjunction with: Barlow Trail Association_____ Web site:_www.BarlowTrail.org__

     Is the organization: CPO - Clackamas County Advisory/informal community group
                                          Barlow Trail Association: Incorporated
     Leader/coordinator name: __Steve Graeper, Susan Corwin______________
     Leadership group members names:

Rhododendron CPO
Barlow Trail Association

IV. What is needed from Clackamas County (agency, resources, standing)?

Agency: applying for grants
Resources: County ownership of the ROW
Standing: MOUs with ODOT

V. Summarize Activities and accomplishments to date.

The CPO has taken responsibility for the Oregon Trail monument across US 26 from the proposed park and now wishes to start planning for the Bridge Park

VI. How has the Activity been funded to date?
             Volunteers

    How will being "supported" change that
             This will allow formal discussions with Clackamas County on the usage of the property.

VII. Maps

Map of Project Area

 

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