Fremont Express


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This 37 mile ride starts with a light breakfast on the Fremont Bridge before biking through downtown Portland on I-405 then over the Marquam Bridge before joining the 10-bridge route.

Enjoy sunrise and a light breakfast from on top of the Fremont Bridge before starting your ride. You can bike up onto the Fremont as early as 6 a.m. The views of the Willamette River and downtown Portland as the sun rises over the Cascades are spectacular. Fremont Express riders begin at 6:45 a.m. with a rush through town on I-405 and across the Marquam Bridge. Then you bike to the Sellwood Bridge, ahead of the other 10-bridge riders

Bridges crossed
(in order)
Fremont, Marquam, Sellwood, Hawthorne, Ross Island, Marquam, Burnside, Broadway, Fremont, St. Johns, and Steel
Distance 37 miles
Start Center of the Fremont Bridge
Parking and Will Call near American Red Cross at N. Vancouver and Cook.
Access the bridge via Kerby Ramp.
Finish SW Naito Parkway and Ash Street
Notes Access to the Fremont Bridge: 6 a.m.
Sunrise: 6:11 a.m.
Ride begins: 6:45 a.m.
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Youth (age 17 and younger) $60.00
Adult (age 18 - 59) $60.00
Senior (age 60 and over) $60.00

Fremont Express turn-by-turn instructions

Start 6:45 – 7 a.m.

Start: Fremont Bridge
Left off Fremont Bridge on I -405
Marquam Bridge
SE Water Street exit from Marquam Bridge/I-5
Right on SE Water
Right on SE Main
Left on Eastbank Esplanade
Exit Esplanade on SE Caruthers
Right on SE 4th
Left on SE Ivon
Right on ramp to SE McLoughlin
South on SE McLoughlin
South on SE Milwaukie
Right on SE Ellis
Left on SE 15th
Right on SE Knight
Left on SE 14th
        Rest stop
Right on SE Bybee, becomes SE 13th
Right on SE Sellwood Blvd.
Left on SE 7th
Right on SE Tacoma
Sellwood Bridge
Bump through on SW Macadam to the easternmost northbound lane
SW Macadam becomes SW Kelly
Right on ramp to SW Naito Parkway
Right on ramp to Hawthorne Bridge
Hawthorne Bridge
Exit left on SE Water Street ramp at the east end of the Hawthorne Bridge
Right on SE Water
Left on SE Caruthers
Right on SE Grand
Left on SE Division Place
Right on SE 8th
Right on SE Powell
Ross Island Bridge
SW Kelly St exit lane from the Ross Island Bridge
Continue straight on SW Arthur
Right on SW 6th
Left on SW Jackson
Left on SW Broadway
Left on I-405 on ramp
Marquam Bridge
SE Water Street exit from Marquam Bridge/I-5
Left on SE Water Street
Right on SE Stark Street
Left on SE 2nd Avenue
Right on SE Ash
Left on SE 3rd
Right on NE Couch
Right on Couch Connector
Right on E Burnside
Burnside Bridge
Right on NW 2nd Avenue
Left on NW Flanders
Right on NW Broadway
Right on the Broadway Bridge
Broadway Bridge
Right on N Larrabee
Right on N Interstate
Right on N Russell
Rest Stop on N. Mississippi
Left on N. Kerby
Left on Kerby ramp to Fremont Bridge
Fremont Bridge
Right on ramp off Fremont Bridge to I-30
Westbound on NW Vaughn to NW Wardway
Left on NW Nicoli (left side of road), becomes NW St. Helens Road
Left on NW St. Helens Road at Kittridge and Yeon
Left on NW Bridge
Right on St. Johns Bridge
St Johns Bridge
Exit on N Philadelphia
        Rest stop
Right on N Ivanhoe
Right on N Leavitt
Left on N Princeton
Right on N Charleston
Left on N Willamette Blvd
Right on N Greeley
Right on N Interstate
Right on to NE Oregon
Steel Bridge
Right on to NW Naito Parkway
Finish: SW Naito and Ash