Portland airport to install new, hand-crafted wooden roof

More than 95% of the wood is sourced from Oregon and Washington, following sustainable mass timber standards.

PORTLAND, Ore. — A nine-acre, 18-million pound, hand-crafted wooden roof is making a landing at PDX as part of a major expansion project for the airport’s main terminal.

Construction has been underway for the last year and a half and now crews are starting to bring it all together — one section at a time. 

The whole installation of this project has been taking place at night after the last flight leaves the airport. 

What crews are doing next is move individual sections of this

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