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Posted on: January 25, 2024

[ARCHIVED] New 100 Foot Bridge at Delta Ponds Touching Down Today

New Delta Ponds Bridge

Today, from 10 a.m. to noon the final piece of the new 1.5 loop trail at Delta Ponds will be dropping into place. Contractors will be utilizing a crane to set the 100-foot bridge into its final home. This work will be followed by a new boardwalk installation in the Spring. Together these new amenities will create a long awaiting trail experience that allows visitors to make a continues loop around natural area.  


Funding for this project comes from the 2018 Parks and Recreation Bond, System Development Charges and a $350,000 Oregon Parks and Recreation Department Local Government Grant.


Delta Ponds is a 150-acre waterway site consisting of numerous ponds, channels, wetlands, and associated riparian areas. This unique natural area owned by the City of Eugene borders a stretch of the Willamette River, just downstream from Valley River Center. For many, it is a favorite spot for bird watching, fishing, and enjoying the outdoors. Learn more.

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