The Oregon Department of Transportation closes Northeast 138th Avenue at the railroad crossing north of Sandy Boulevard (U.S. 30 Bypass) for three days beginning Sunday, Jan. 20 while Union Pacific crews repair the crossing pavement and make track improvements, according to a news release.

Closure of the intersection , a popular way for Costco customers to get to the east Portland store, begins 7 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, with the road opening again by 5 p.m. on Tuesday Jan. 22.

ODOT closes Northeast 138th Avenue at the railroad crossing north of Sandy Boulevard (U.S. 30 Bypass) for three days beginning Sunday, Jan. 20 while Union Pacific crews repair the crossing pavement and make track improvements.

ODOT closes Northeast 138th Avenue at the railroad crossing north of Sandy Boulevard for three days beginning Sunday, Jan. 20 while Union Pacific crews repair the crossing pavement and make track improvements.

 

Signed detours will be posted and Sandy Boulevard will remain open during the closure.

ODOT asked Union Pacific to do the repairs as part of ODOT’s safety improvement project now under way on Sandy Boulevard between 122nd and 141st avenues in the Argay neighborhood.

Construction on the ODOT project began in July 2012 with all improvements scheduled to be completed by fall 2013.