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<p>The iconic Vista Bridge has been the scene to a number of suicides through the years. In an effort to prevent additional deaths, Portland City Commissioner Steve Novick Tuesday ordered the immediate construction of a 9-foot-tall mesh screen on the span to service as a barrier until a long-term solution can be found.  Since the beginning of 2013 three people have jumped to their deaths from the bridge, including a 15-year-old girl.</p>

The iconic Vista Bridge has been the scene to a number of suicides through the years. In an effort to prevent additional deaths, Portland City Commissioner Steve Novick Tuesday ordered the immediate construction of a 9-foot-tall mesh screen on the span to service as a barrier until a long-term solution can be found. Since the beginning of 2013 three people have jumped to their deaths from the bridge, including a 15-year-old girl.