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Oregon Highway 224 (Clackamas Highway)

March 7 - 14, 2015*


*Schedules are subject to change due to weather and site conditions.

Oregon Highway 224 at Southeast 135th Avenue

Project Description: The project will improve safety at the intersection of Oregon Highway 224 and Southeast 135th Avenue by replacing the traffic light poles, adding left turn signals for vehicles traveling from Southeast 135th Avenue to OR 224, and adding street lights. The project will also build a new bus pullout east of the intersection, a new sidewalk along the south side of OR 224, after removing the hedge next to the soundwall, and sidewalk ramps on the corners.

Traffic Impacts:  Expect periodic lane closures on Southeast 135th Avenue and shoulder work on OR 224 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. as workers excavate for foundations for the signal poles on the northeast and southwest corners of the intersection.

The new bus turnout on the southeast corner of the intersection will be paved, weather permitting, on Monday, March 16 and Tuesday, March 17. The paving will require a daytime lane closure of eastbound OR 224 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Pedestrians and Bus Riders: Recent work at the northeast corner of OR 224 and Southeast 135th Avenue at the TriMet bus stop (#30 and 156), caused muddy conditions. Go to TriMet.org to see schedule changes or call 503-238-7433. 

For more information: www.oregon.gov/ODOT/HWY/REGION1/Pages/OR224atSE135.aspx​

Oregon Highway 212/224 – Sunrise JTA Project

Project Description: The Sunrise JTA (Oregon Jobs and Transportation Act) Project will address existing congestion and safety problems in the Oregon Highway 212/224 corridor by constructing a new road from Interstate 205 to Southeast 122nd Avenue.

Major project elements include:

    • Constructing a new two-lane limited access highway (one lane each direction) from OR 224 (Milwaukie Expressway) at I-205 to Southeast 122nd Avenue at OR 212/224.
    • Constructing a new I-205 overcrossing that will connect 82nd Drive and 82nd Avenue.
    • Improving bicycle and pedestrian accommodations in the project area.
    • Improving the intersection of Southeast 122nd Avenue and OR 212/224. 
​​Traffic Impacts:
    • Expect periodic lane closures on Southeast Lawnfield Road (between Southeast 82nd Drive and Southeast 98th Court) Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • The left lane of the I-205 southbound off-ramp (exit 13) to OR 224 (Milwaukie Expressway) will be closed for widening Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    • The right shoulder of I- 205 southbound at exit 13 will be closed on Monday, March 9 to install a concrete barrier for construction work.
    • At Southeast Mather Road and Southeast Bordeaux Lane motorists can expect one way traffic controlled by flaggers, on both streets, as a new sanitary sewer line is installed Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
​​​​​​For more information: www.sunrisejta.org ​​​