GENERAL ROAD CONDITIONS North Going Street and all other Swan Island roadways have not been plowed; traffic is moving along these routes but packed snow and ice patches call for extreme caution. Please check the City of Portland road conditions report for road closures and traffic alerts here. TRANSIT Before heading out, bundle up and check the following up-to-the-minute TriMet updates: http://trimet.org/alerts. Get essential tips for riding transit during snow and ice at http://trimet.org/winterweather (and consider taking a good book with you). Buses: All buses are running on chains this morning, either tire chains or drop down chains that are... read more
We're proud of Swan Island and what we get done every day. During the week about 10,000 people commute to their family-wage jobs in one of the country's most unique urban industrial districts - situated on the shores of the Willamette River adjacent to vital north Portland neighborhoods and even home to a surprising diversity of wildlife.
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After much sorting, recycling, and packing, we wrapped up 2013 by moving our SIBA/TMA office from the Daimler Truck North America’s Ports O’ Call (POC) building complex to their Corp 15 building, a newly leased space at the corner of Lagoon and Anchor. For over 10 years, Daimler has generously provided a home base for SIBA and its TMA project, for which we are very grateful. While we enjoyed our former office space immensely, we were equally thrilled to learn the cause for our move. Soon DTNA will commence the first phase of Project Nova, their new headquarters project, by... read more
We extend our congratulations to the success of Stack Metallurgical Services Inc., a SIBA member. Last month, Stack hosted an open house to celebrate its 30th anniversary. In spite of the snowy and icy weather, about 150 customers, vendors, friends and family members attended and enjoyed lunch and tours of the facilities. Stack started out in 1983 with a couple of atmosphere furnaces and companion draws. Since then, they’ve grown into the most versatile provider of heat-treating services in the Pacific Northwest. In the last few years they’ve increased their processing for companies throughout the US and Canada. They’re seeing... read more