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SR 14 - Sundale Park, Washington
State Route 14 eastbound near Milepost 130 and Sundale Park. This scenic stretch of state route parallels the Columbia River and Lewis & Clark Trail. Photo taken 08/03/11.

State Route 14 replaced U.S. 830 between Vancouver and Maryhill when the US Highway was decommissioned in 1968.

State Route 14 Highway Guides

Washington 14 east
Washington 14 (Evergreen Highway) leaves the Bridge of the Gods and travels a causeway between Ashes Lake and the Columbia River. Photo taken 08/28/06.
Washington 14 enters the City of Stevenson and intersects Rock Creek Drive north. Rock Creek Drive travels by the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center and Skamania Lodge on an arc north of Rock Cove. Photo taken 08/28/06.
A second causeway carries drivers between Rock Cove and the Columbia River toward the Stevenson city center. Photo taken 08/28/06.
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The parallel BNSF Railroad sees a truss bridge across the outlet of Rock Cove onto the Columbia River. Rock Creek feeds the cove from the north. Photo taken 08/28/06.
A 1938-bridge carries Washington 14 (Evergreen Highway) across Rock Creek. Washington 14 follows 2nd Street through the city center, the split with 1st Avenue lies east of the creek crossing. Photo taken 08/28/06.
Eastbound 2nd Street after the intersection with Russell Avenue in Stevenson. Russell Avenue ends at Stevenson Landing of the Port of Skamania County. Photo taken 08/28/06.
Washington 14 west
Leaving the Stevenson city center, Washington 14 travels a causeway between Rock Cove and the Columbia River. Photo taken 08/28/06.
Spanning Rock Creek along a 1938-built span of Washington 14 (Evergreen Highway) west. Photo taken 08/28/06.
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The parallel BNSF Railroad sees a truss bridge across the outlet of Rock Cove onto the Columbia River. Rock Creek feeds the cove from the north. Photo taken 08/28/06.
Table Mountain (elevation 3,417 feet) and Greenleaf Peak (elevation 3,422 feet) rise northwest of Stevenson in this scene along Washington 14 at Rock Cove. Photo taken 08/28/06.
Washington 14 west nears the intersection with Rock Creek Drive north near the City of Stevenson line. Use Rock Creek Drive for both the Skamania Lodge and Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center. Photo taken 08/28/06.
A second causeway sees Washington 14 and the adjacent BNSF Railroad travel between Ashes Lake and the Columbia River. Photo taken 08/28/06.
One half mile east of the Bridge of the Gods along Washington 14 (Evergreen Highway) west. The cantilever span connects Stevenson with Cascade Locks, Oregon (U.S. 30). Photo taken 08/28/06.
Washington 14 west at the Bridge of the Gods south across the Columbia River. The 1926-built bridge is tolled at a rate of $1.00 per passenger vehicle. The bridge's name is derived from a landslide that once blocked the Columbia River. Photo taken 08/28/06.
Washington 14 meets Interstate 205 in an unusual interchange configuration resembling two wye interchange overlaid with a folded diamond interchange. A loop ramp carries divers onto Interstate 205 south from both directions of Washington 14. Photo taken 08/27/06.
The Washington 14 freeway utilizes exit numbers through the city of Vancouver. Exit 6 serves Interstate 205 south to Portland International Airport and Interstate 84 at Parkrose in Portland, Oregon. Photo taken 08/27/06.
A half diamond interchange with SE Ellsworth Avenue adds traffic to Washington 14 west one mile mile east of the Exit 4 off-ramp to Lieser Road north and SE 88th Avenue south. Photo taken 08/27/06.
SE 88th Avenue connects Washington 14 (Lewis and Clark Highway) with parallel SE Evergreen Highway near Russell Landing. Leiser Road continues the road north from the diamond interchange at Exit 4 to East Mill Plain Boulevard. Photo taken 08/27/06.
Next in line for westbound drivers along Washington 14 is the split-diamond interchange with Evergreen Boulevard (Exit 3) south of McLoughlin Heights in Vancouver. Photo taken 08/27/06.
Evergreen Boulevard is split between two segments at Washington 14 (Exit 3) and McLoughin. Exit 3 provides access to the westbound continuation of the road. There is no direct access to the section of Evergreen leading east. Photo taken 08/27/06.
Evergreen Boulevard travels above the retaining wall along the westbound roadway of Washington 14 in this scene. Photo taken 08/27/06.
Washington 14 ends in three miles. Fort Vancouver National Historic Site is served by the final mainline interchange (Exit 1). Photo taken 08/27/06.
Exit 1 departs Washington 14 west for the Vancouver National Historic Reservation. The off-ramp ends at the intersection of Grove Street north and Columbia House Boulevard. Interests to Fort Vancouver and Pearson Field (VUO) should take 5th Street west from Grand Boulevard. Photo taken 08/27/06.
Interstate 5's Interstate Bridge across the Columbia River comes into view as Washington 14 leaves the SPUI with SE Columbia Way. Photo taken 08/27/06.
Washington 14 enters the final approach to Interstate 5 near the Vancouver city center. Ramps provide access to Interstate 5 south to Portland, Interstate 5 north to Seattle and C Street north into downtown. Photo taken 08/27/06.
Drivers bound for Interstate 5 north to Olympia, Tacoma and Seattle leave Washington 14 west. A wye interchange connects the two freeways independent of the cloverleaf ramp with southbound to the Interstate Bridge. Photo taken 08/27/06.
Washington 14 ends at the ramp partition to Interstate 5 south and C Street north / East 6th Street west. Until 1968, U.S. 830 traveled the route of Washington 14. The US highway merged with U.S. 99 north from this interchange to Kelso until it was decommissioned. Photo taken 08/27/06.
Washington 14 scenes
Taking the City Center ramp from the Washington 14 terminus brings drivers to a split between C Street north and 6th Street west. 6th Street travels three blocks from the ramp to the intersection with Washington Street south. Washington Street, an old alignment of U.S. 99, provides return access to Washington 14 east and Interstate 5 south to Portland, Oregon. Photo taken 08/27/06.
Washington Street splits into three prongs at West 5th Street: A ramp onto Interstate 5 south into Oregon, a ramp onto the eastbound beginning of Washington 14 toward Camas, and the continuation of the street south to West 3rd Street. Towers from the Interstate Bridge rise beyond the industrial buildings south of the interchange. Photo taken 08/27/06.
Russell Street ends at Stevenson Landing, two blocks south of Washington 14 (2nd Street) in Stevenson. Photo taken 08/28/06.
Eastward view from Stevenson Landing along the Columbia River. Photo taken 08/28/06.
A BNSF train makes its approach to the Rock Creek truss bridge at Stevenson. Table Mountain rises to the northwest of town. Photo taken 08/28/06.
The Bridge of the Gods links Washington 14 (Evergreen Highway), west of Stevenson, with U.S. 30 (Wa-Na-Pa Street) in Cascade Locks, Oregon. Photo taken 08/28/06.
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A BNSF Railroad treks eastward through Stevenson, two blocks south of Washington 14 (2nd Street). Washington 14 parallels a BNSF Railroad line through much of its trek along the Columbia River. Photos taken 08/28/06.
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A westbound BNSF train begins to accelerate and cross Russell Street in the Stevenson city center. Photos taken 08/28/06.



Photo Credits:

08/27/06, 08/28/06 by AARoads

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Page Updated 10-28-2011.