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TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Lane closures on Fremont Street

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Street improvements next week close lanes on Northeast Fremont Street.

Street improvements close lanes on Northeast Fremont Street from Northeast 105th  to Northeast 112th avenues beginning Wednesday, April 23 to Tuesday,  April 29 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

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 businesses will be provided.


Northeast 148th Avenue closed through Friday

Monday, October 14th, 2013

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.

Construction of a Union Pacific Railroad bridge over  Northeast 148th Avenue closes it between Northeast Stanton Street and Northeast 146th Drive from 7 a.m. Monday, Oct. 14th 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 from 7 a.m. Monday, Oct. 14th through 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18th.

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.


TRAFFIC ADVISORY: 148th Avenue closed for construction

Saturday, August 17th, 2013

BeginningĀ  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.

Beginning Monday, Aug. 19 through Friday, Aug. 30, construction of a new railroad bridge over Northeast 148th Avenue requires its closure .

 

Northeast 148th Avenue is accessible for locals only between Northeast Sandy Blvd. and Northeast Halsey Street.

To cross Interstate 84, travelers should follow detour routes and use either Northeast 122nd or 162nd avenues.


TRAFFIC ADVISORY: final lane striping starts tonight on Sandy Blvd.

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

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.

Final lane striping on Sandy Boulevard between 122nd Avenue and 141st avenues begins Thursday, June 27 and continues Friday, June 28.

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 ADVISORY: Paving closes lanes on Halsey Street in east Portland

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

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.

Street improvements on Northeast Halsey Street between 84th and 92nd avenues require weekday lane closures beginning Friday, May 10 through Friday, May 24 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

The lane closures are necessary to grind down the existing pavement and repave more than two miles of Halsey Street.


Coming soon: I-84 paving project in July

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

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 isĀ  using three directional weekend closures to complete construction more quickly.

Construction is scheduled to start in May and be completed in October.


TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Construction under way on I-205 Airport Way Interchange Improvement Project

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

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.

In February, the Oregon Department of Transportation and Port of Portland began construction on the Interstate 205/Airport Way interchange project.

In February, the Oregon Department of Transportation and Port of Portland began construction on the Interstate 205/Airport Way interchange project.

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 traffic congestion and delays in the area.


Crosswalk sting on Sandy Boulevard next week

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

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.

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.

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.

Nearby TriMet bus stops and The Heights at Columbia Knoll retirement facility generate a lot of pedestrian traffic.


TRAFFIC ADVISORY: RR crossing repairs close Northeast 138th Avenue at Sandy Boulevard

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

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.


TRAFFIC ADVISORY: UPDATE I-84 ramp reopens

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Update: The westbound Interstate 84 ramp to southbound Interstate 205 re-opened shortly after noon after a delivery truck carrying potatoes overturned, spilling some of its load.

Crews successfully righted the truck and cleared the road.