Officials to decide if Duckworth Dock will go to Daimler

The Oregon State Marine Board will decide today if downtown Portland’s only public dock will go to the trucking company.

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Daimler has offered to pay to relocate the Duckworth Dock—named after former Trail Blazer Kevin Duckworth—to a portion of the North Portland Greenway adjacent to its Swan Island headquarters. The company wants to offer water taxi service to Swan Island from Vancouver (and maybe Oregon City) and give its employees a place to hang out.

The city’s been receptive to the idea. The Portland Bureau of Transportation, which currently manages the dock, says it’s tired of the thing, and would happily hand it over to Portland Parks and Recreation in the event of a move.

(READ MORE: Portland Mercury)

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