Sandy Boulevard re-opens between 122nd and 138th avenues

by on Sep 14, 2014 | 0 comments

Northeast Sandy Boulevard re-opened between 122nd and 138th avenues today after a four-day closure caused by a burst water pipe, according to Oregon Department of Transportation Public Information officer Don Hamilton. Intermittent lane closures are needed in the weeks ahead to complete the project and pedestrians will need to use caution as the sidewalk work is not yet complete, but Northeast Sandy Blvd. is  once again a through street in the...
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TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Lane closures on Fremont Street

by on Apr 19, 2014 | 0 comments

Street improvements next week close lanes on Northeast Fremont Street.   The closures, from Northeast 105th to 112th avenues, begin Wednesday, April 23 to Tuesday, April 29 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The lane closures allow work crews to grind down about a mile of deteriorated asphalt in preparation for repaving. Paving will occur during a window of dry weather. One lane of traffic will remain open at all times. Local access to residences and...
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Northeast 148th Avenue closed through Friday

by on Oct 14, 2013 | 0 comments

From today through 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18th, construction of a Union Pacific Railroad bridge over Northeast 148th Avenue closes it between Northeast Stanton Street and Northeast 146th Drive in the Wilkes neighborhood. A detour will be in effect during those times. North of Interstate 84, traffic will be directed to Northeast 122nd Avenue or Northeast 162nd Avenue via Northeast Sandy Blvd. South of Interstate 84, traffic will be directed to...
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TRAFFIC ADVISORY: 148th Avenue closed for construction

by on Aug 17, 2013 | 0 comments

Beginning  Monday, Aug. 19 through Friday, Aug. 30, construction of a new railroad bridge over Northeast 148th Avenue in the Wilkes neighborhood requires its closure. Adding a second set of tracks, Union Pacific Railroad is building a bridge over Northeast 148th Avenue.   Northeast 148th Avenue is accessible for locals only between Northeast Sandy Blvd. and Northeast Halsey Street. To cross Interstate 84, travelers should follow detour...
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TRAFFIC ADVISORY: final lane striping starts tonight on Sandy Blvd.

by on Jun 27, 2013 | 0 comments

Final lane striping on Sandy Boulevard, between 122nd Avenue and 141st avenues in the Argay neighborhood of outer Northeast Portland, begins tonight, Thursday, June 27 and continues Friday, June 28 as well. Work starts at 8 p.m. each night and finishes by 6 a.m. the following morning. During lane striping, motorists can expect: single lane closures in both directions on Sandy Boulevard traffic signals at 121st Avenue, the 122nd Avenue ramps and...
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TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Paving closes lanes on Halsey Street in east Portland

by on May 9, 2013 | 0 comments

Beginning Friday, May 10 and continuing through Friday, May 24, street improvements on Northeast Halsey Street between 84th and 92nd avenues require weekday lane closures from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. A popular way to access I-84 westbound, one lane of traffic on Halsey Street will remain open at all times.   The lane closures are necessary to grind down the existing pavement and repave more than two miles of Halsey Street. Expect delays, travel...
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Coming soon: I-84 paving project in July

by on Apr 30, 2013 | 0 comments

Plan ahead, because this summer, the Oregon Department of Transportation is repaving both directions of Interstate 84 (Banfield) between Interstate 5 and Interstate 205 (Banfield Expressway). ODOT is  using three directional weekend closures to complete construction more quickly. Construction is scheduled to start in May and be completed in October. This section of I-84 was paved in 2002, and the asphalt has become rutted and worn under heavy...
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TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Construction under way on I-205 Airport Way Interchange Improvement Project

by on Feb 22, 2013 | 0 comments

In February, the Oregon Department of Transportation and Port of Portland began construction on the Interstate 205/Airport Way interchange project. Currently, drivers trying to get on I-205 northbound from Airport Way can experience delays of up to 45 minutes during peak travel times. With more than 10,000 workers depending on Airport Way for daily commutes, deliveries, and getting to and from the airport, improvements are necessary to reduce...
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Crosswalk sting on Sandy Boulevard next week

by on Jan 17, 2013 | 0 comments

The Portland Police Bureau and Portland Bureau of Transportation are partnering on a crosswalk enforcement action at the marked crossing on Northeast Sandy Blvd at 85th Avenue Wednesday, Jan. 23, from 12:30 to 2 p.m., according to a PBOT news release. The crosswalk has ladder bar style pavement markings and signage. Nearby TriMet bus stops and The Heights at Columbia Knoll retirement facility generate a lot of pedestrian traffic. A crosswalk...
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TRAFFIC ADVISORY: RR crossing repairs close Northeast 138th Avenue at Sandy Boulevard

by on Jan 15, 2013 | 0 comments

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...
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