Designed in Kansas City, Built in Portland

Plate noting the engineering firm for the Hawthorne Bridge in Portland, Oregon

On the west side of the Hawthorne Bridge in downtown Portland, Oregon, a plaque indicates that the bridge was designed by a Kansas City engineering firm, Waddell & Harrington. A successor firm, HTNB, is still in the engineering business. The Hawthorne Bridge is one of six crossing the Willamette River in downtown Portland.