Big Pipe Portal Public Art Celebration at 4299 N. Port Center Way*, Portland, Ore. – Music by The Bristlecones who will lead a parade to the sculpture @ 4:30 pm. – Tour the Swan Island Pump Station. Go 165 ft. underground to see the inner workings of the Big Pipe. […]
Although the Big Pipe Project is the largest infrastructure project in Portland history, it is largely invisible. Working closely with the Bureau of Environmental Services, the sculpture celebrates this hidden work by revealing and re-adapting massive pre-cast concrete segments of the Big Pipe.