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Weekly Construction Updates for Multnomah, Clackamas, Washington and Hood River Counties
There are three ways to learn about construction taking place the week of August 20​-27​ (PDF of complete construction update).


1. Click on the map below to visit TripCheck. Constantly updated with construction and crash data, TripCheck is the best way to learn about roadway conditions around the state.​
Map of TripCheck.com  

 
2. Click on the highways listed below to see impacts that affect you. Construction information is shown for one week, giving you the most up-to-date information for targeted areas in the Portland-metro region. 
 




3. Review this "quick glance" schedule. Construction information is shown for one week in a visual format​​​, giving you the most up-to-date information for targeted areas in the Portland-metro region.
Weekly construction schedule at a glance 
  
You can receive weekly construction updates via email and/or text message. Choose the drop down arrow and select either "email" or "sms" and enter your desired information. Under "subscription topics", choose, "Portland Metro & Columbia Gorge (Region 1)" and then the "Weekly Construction Update."

2016ConstructionMapDisplay.jpgReview the 2016 Construction Project map to see the current projects taking place around the Portland-Metro region (updated every spring/summer). 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interstate 5

Interstate 5 North Broadway/Weidler Safety and Operational Improvement Project

Project Description: The Interstate 5 southbound off-ramp at the Rose Quarter/City Center exit (Exit 302 A) connection to North Broadway will undergo near-term solutions for safety and operational improvements for all users. Elements of the project include realigning the right turn lane at the southbound I-5 off-ramp at North Broadway, installing a pedestrian signal at the streetcar platform on North Broadway (between Ross and Wheeler), replacing the traffic signal at the intersection of North Broadway/I-5 off-ramp/North Vancouver, and curb/sidewalk changes at this intersection.

Traffic Impacts: Daytime, periodic single lane and sidewalk closures on N. Broadway Street and local city streets Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bicyclists and pedestrians will be provided access through detour routes. Please be alert and follow detour signs.​

For more information: www.oregon.gov/ODOT/HWY/REGION1/Pages/I-5-Southbound-Off-Ramp-at-North-Broadway-Project.aspx​ or 24-hour noise hotline at (971) 673-5239

Interstate 5 – SW Capitol Highway to N Lombard Street – Paving and Signs
Project Description: Paving and sign work on Interstate 5 from SW Capitol Highway to N Lombard Street included replacing green highway signs to meet federal standards and repaving approximately seven miles of I-5, as well as on- and off-ramps. Sign work is completed. Crews will be resuming final paving work on the project between the Marquam Bridge and Capitol Highway.
Traffic Impacts: Nighttime lane closures for deck sealing on the Marquam Bridge in the southbound direction Friday and Saturday, Aug. 27 from 8 p.m. to 10 a.m. each night.
For detour and project information: www.i5PavingandSigns.org

Interstate 84

Interstate 84​ – Paving Sandy River to Multnomah Falls
Project Description: This project will pave about 14-miles of Interstate 84 from the Sandy River (just east of Troutdale) to Multnomah Falls. Bikes are advised to use the Historic Highway State Trail during construction.
 
Traffic Impacts: Nighttime lane, ramp and shoulder closures in both directions in a moving operation Sunday through Friday starting at 7 p.m., with work finishing by 8 a.m. the next morning. Crews are paving in the eastbound direction and installing rumble strips and signs in the westbound direction. Detour signs will be posted for on- and off-ramps during nighttime closures. Night work will take place in the Multnomah Falls parking lot and ramps from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. Sunday through Friday. Sidewalk work near the parking lot may occur on weekdays.

For more information: www.i84construction.org   

Interstate 84 – Cascade Locks to Hood River Paving

Project Description: This project will pave about 18-miles of Interstate 84 from Cascade Locks (milepost 46) to Hood River (milepost 64) between June and September 2016.

Traffic Impacts: Nighttime single lane closures in both directions in a moving operation Sunday through Friday from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. from Cascade Locks (milepost 46) to Hood River (milepost 64). Exit 63 westbound off-ramp and Exit 62 westbound on-ramp closures Sunday night and Exit 63 eastbound on- and off-ramps closed Monday night. Lane closures on 2nd Street and Cascade Avenue with flaggers directing traffic. Periodic nighttime ramp closures between Cascade Locks and Hood River Detour next week for striping. Detour signs will be posted for any ramp closures.  

For more information: www.i84construction.org  

Interstate 84  near Starvation Creek Trailhead

Project Description: The new 1.3 mile trail section of the Historic Columbia River highway State Trail (between Lindsey Creek and Starvation Creek Trailhead) will be built from January to September 2016, when the new trail extension is expected to open to the public.

Traffic Impacts: Single lane closure on I-84 east from Lindsey Creek State Park to Starvation Creek Monday to Thursday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Trail access west of Starvation Creek rest area will be closed weekdays and weekends except for Labor Day weekend, along with Trail 413 (Mt. Defiance Trail), Trail 414 (Starvation Ridge Trail), and Trail 414A (Starvation Ridge Cutoff Trail). 

For more information: flh.fhwa.dot.gov/projects/or/lindsey-starvation​

 
 

Interstate 205

​​No projects currently under construction.​​

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Interstate 405

​No projects currently under construction.

U.S. 26 (Sunset Highway / Powell Boulevard / Mt. Hood Highway)

U.S. 26 – Sunset Highway – NW Brookwood Parkway/Helvetia Interchange

Project Description: The U.S. 26 NW Brookwood Parkway/Helvetia Interchange project will improve traffic flow and safety in the interchange area with a new exit loop ramp, widened overcrossing, and other improvements.

Traffic ImpactsPeriodic daytime lane closures on Brookwood Parkway/Helvetia Road in both directions Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For more information: www.oregon.gov/ODOT/HWY/REGION1/pages/us26_brookwoodpkwy/index.aspx or call the noise hotline at (971) 673-5239

U.S. 26 – Sunset Highway Regional Connections Project
Project Description: This project is the next phase of ODOT RealTime, a system that provides real-time traffic information on roads to help travelers get where they're going more safely and efficiently.  New electronic signs will be installed on U.S. 26 between I-405 and OR 217 and on I-84 between I-5 and I-205.  New technology will be installed on TV Highway from OR 217 to Brookwood Parkway and on local Washington County roads.  During sign installations on U.S. 26 and I-84, there will be several full nighttime freeway closures. Work will be complete in fall 2017.
Traffic Impacts: Periodic nighttime single lane closures from 6:30 p.m. to 7 a.m. Sunday through Friday on NW Cornelius Pass Road and SW 185th Avenue between Oregon Highway 8 and U.S. 26, on SW Murray Boulevard between Oregon Highway 210 and U.S. 26, on SW Scholls Ferry Road from SW Murray Boulevard to OR 217, and on adjacent streets for bike legend installation. 
For more information: www.odotrealtime.org.

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U.S. 26 – Mt. Hood Highway – Ross Island Bridge

Project Description: The Ross Island Bridge Rehabilitation Project is currently in the painting phase until 2017 after completing structural repair work in 2015. Crews will remove the existing paint and repaint the bridge’s steel structure the historic blue-green color it has worn since the 1960s. Work will occur over two years, during spring, summer and fall. 

Traffic Impacts: No traffic impacts. Some nighttime and/or weekend lane closures will be necessary at a later time and will be noted here when scheduled. 

For more information: www.RossIslandBridgeProject.org

 
U.S. 26  Lower Powell Green Street and Sewer Repair Project (City of Portland) 

Project Description: Work has started on an Environmental Services project to replace and repair 4,508 feet of aging sewer pipe. The work will include constructing 22 green street planters and planting trees to absorb rain and reduce stormwater runoff. The project will keep about 1.6 million gallons of stormwater out of sewers annually, increase sewer system capacity and reduce basement backups.

Traffic Impacts: Sewer construction at SE 11th Avenue just south of Powell Boulevard will periodically close the southernmost turning lane on Powell between SE 10th and SE 11th Avenues. Two lanes of eastbound and westbound traffic will be maintained at all times.

For more information: www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/LowerPowell or contact Matt Gough at 503-823-5352 or matthew.gough@portlandoregon.gov.  


U.S. 26 – Mt. Hood Highway – East of Kiwanis Camp Road to Oregon Highway 35

Project Description: Construction of safety improvements to prevent severe and fatal crashes on an eight mile stretch of U.S. 26 (from east of Kiwanis Camp Road to east of the Mirror Lake Curves) and preserve the highway to Oregon Highway 35 is underway on Mt. Hood.

Traffic Impacts: 

Travelers should plan for delays or avoid the area. Travelers should expect flagging and traffic stops Monday through Friday during the day and night. Delays could last up to 20 minutes.

For more information: www.US26MtHoodSafety.org

 

U.S. 30 (Lower / Historic Columbia River Highway) and U.S. 30 Bypass (Sandy Boulevard)

US. 30 – McNamee Road to Bridge Avenue
Project Description: This project will repave a seven-mile section of U.S. 30 (St. Helens Road) in both directions and replace ADA sidewalk ramps.

Traffic Impacts: Single lane closures on U.S. 30 eastbound at NW Bridge Avenue Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and westbound U.S. 30 (between NW Bridge Avenue and NW Harbor Boulevard) from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pedestrian detours will be in place. Please be alert and follow detour signs.

For More Information: www.US30paving.org
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Oregon Highway 8 (Canyon Road / Tualatin Valley Highway)

Oregon Highway 8 – Tualatin Valley Highway – SW 182nd Avenue to SW 187th Avenue

Project Description: This safety improvement project will include a raised traffic separator on OR 8 – Tualatin Valley (TV) Highway, new street lights, bus pullouts, upgrading signs and signals, and reconfiguring the right turn from northbound SW 185th Avenue to TV Highway to a standard right angle. Work will be complete in fall 2016.

Traffic Impacts: Speed reduced to 25 mph on TV Highway through the construction workzone. Daytime lane closures on TV Highway and SW 185th Avenue Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nighttime single lane closures in both directions of TV Highway and SW 185th Avenue with flaggers directing traffic, Monday through Friday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.  Please be alert and look for traffic changes. Expect sidewalk closures with signed pedestrian detours on the south side of TV Highway at SW 185th; crosswalks will remain open.

TriMet bus stop at SW 185th Avenue at TV Highway (heading north) has been temporarily moved. Go to TriMet.org or call (503) 238-7433 to see schedule or bus stop location changes. 

For more information: www.oregon.gov/ODOT/HWY/REGION1/Pages/tv185th.aspx

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Oregon Highway 10 (Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway / Farmington Highway)

 

No projects currently under construction.​

 
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Oregon Highway 35

No projects currently under construction.

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Oregon Highway 43

Oregon Highway 43 at the Sellwood Bridge (Multnomah County)

Project Description: The Sellwood Bridge project is an ongoing effort by Multnomah County to replace this 90-year old Willamette River crossing with a new, seismically-sound structure that offers upgraded facilities for all users. The new bridge opened in February 2016.

Traffic Impacts: The Sellwood Bridge will be closed from 7 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23.

For more information: www.SellwoodBridge.org


Oregon Highway 43 – SW Macadam Avenue Ramp Rehabilitation Project

Project Description: ODOT will repair and upgrade the ramp connecting Oregon Highway 43 (SW Macadam Avenue) over I-5 to SW Kelly and SW Hood Avenues. ODOT also will replace a damaged traffic barrier and repave a section of roadway that connects to SW Hood Avenue *Note: the SW Macadam Avenue ramp connects to eastbound Ross Island Bridge/I-5 south/Lake Oswego (via SW Hood Avenue) and to Portland City Center (via SW Kelly Avenue).

Traffic Impacts: Until Aug. 31, there will be a continuous full closure of the ramp connecting OR 43 (SW Macadam Avenue) over I-5 to SW Kelly and SW Hood Avenues and northbound Exit 299A. Additional nighttime closures may occur Sept. 1 to 3. 

Northbound TriMet bus lines 35 and 36 (SW Macadam Avenue and Tram Tower stop) will be affected by the closure and bus stops in the closure area will be temporarily detoured and relocated. Please visit TriMet’s service alert pages at http://trimet.org/#alerts/35 and http://trimet.org/#alerts/36 for the latest information on stops and closures. Southbound stops are not affected.

For more information: Visit www.OR43ramp.com​ to view a clickable interactive map with detailed detours and closure information.


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Oregon Highway 47

No projects currently under construction.

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Oregon Highway 99E (Pacific Highway East)

No projects currently under construction.​

Oregon Highway 99W (Pacific Highway West)

Oregon Highway 99W Bridge Deck Overlay
Project Description: This project will apply a new bridge deck overlay on the OR 99W bridge over OR 217 in Tigard.  Work will take place at night with flaggers controlling traffic on the bridge and intersections next to the bridge. The project will be complete by October 2016.

Traffic Impacts: No traffic impacts.

For more information: www.oregon.gov/ODOT/HWY/REGION1/Pages/bridgeoverlays.aspx or call the noise hotline at (503) 412-2351​

 

Oregon Highway 173 (Timberline Road)

No projects currently under construction.

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Oregon Highway 210 (Scholls Ferry Road)

No projects currently under construction.

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Oregon Highway 211 (Woodburn-Estacada Highway)

No projects currently under construction.

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Oregon Highway 212 (Clackamas-Boring Highway)

Oregon Highway 212 – Utility Work near Sunnyside Road

Project Description: Crews will be doing utility work on OR 212 between SE 172nd Avenue and SE Barkley Court/SE 215th Court. 

Traffic impacts: Single lane closures with flaggers directing traffic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Sept. 9.



See the Oregon Highway 212/224 – Sunrise JTA Project .

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Oregon Highway 213 (82nd Avenue / Cascade Highway South)

Oregon Highway 213 – SE 82nd Avenue – at Sandy Boulevard

Project Description: This project will improve traveler safety on NE 82nd Avenue (OR 213) at NE Sandy Boulevard, by upgrading the sidewalk ramps and traffic signals at the intersection. ODOT is partnering with law enforcement for extra presence in the construction zone.
 
Traffic Impacts: Single lane closures on NE 82nd Avenue at the top of the hill (south of the intersection) Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. as crews dig a trench for traffic signal wiring in the roadway; steel plates may be placed over the work at the end of the shift. Drivers and motorcyclists should use caution and reduce speeds during this work. 
At the intersection of NE 82nd Avenue and Sandy Boulevard, expect daytime single lane closures Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for sidewalk ramp work, as well as nighttime lane closures from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. the next morning for trench digging to install signal wiring. Steel plates may be placed over the work area in the roadway at the end of the shift; drivers and motorcyclists should use caution. Pedestrians will be detoured around the construction work. Crosswalk buttons have been set to automatically turn on.

 
TriMet bus stops in the area will be temporarily relocated for the project work. Go to TriMet.org​ or call (503) 238-7433 to see schedule or bus stop location changes. 
 
For more information: www.NE82ndAveatSandy.com​ or 24-hour noise hotline (503) 412-2356.

Oregon Highway 213 – SE 82nd Avenue – Intersection Improvement Projects

Project Description: This project will improve safety and increase traffic flow on SE 82nd Avenue (OR 213) at six intersections (E Burnside, SE Stark, SE Washington, SE Yamhill, SE Mill and SE Division streets) by upgrading the sidewalk ramps, traffic signals, and adding lighting. Additionally three enhanced crossing will be added for pedestrians at SE Ash Street, Salmon Street, and just north of SE Division Street at Portland Community College. ODOT is partnering with law enforcement for extra presence in the construction zone.

Travel Impacts: Daytime single lane closures from E Burnside to SE Division Streets Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nighttime single lane closures at SE Mill to E Burnside Streets Monday to Friday from 1-7:30 a.m. Daytime periodic pedestrian detours are in place on SE 82nd Avenue from E Burnside to SE Division weekdays. 

TriMet bus stops in the area will be temporarily relocated during the project work. Go to TriMet.org or call (503) 238-7433 to see schedule or bus stop location changes. 

For more information: www.82ndAvenueIntersectionImprovements.org​ or 24-hour noise hotline (503) 412-2348.​

Oregon Highway 217 (Beaverton-Tigard Highway)

Oregon Highway 217 northbound bridge from I-5 north

Project description: This project will apply a new bridge deck overlay on the bridge from I-5 north to OR 217 (exit 292A).  Work will take place at night, including up to four full closures of the bridge from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday.  The expected dates of these closures are July 30-Aug 1, Aug 6-8,  Aug 13-15, and Aug 20-22.  See below for specific closure information.  Work will be complete by October 2016.

Traffic impacts: Nighttime full closure of the bridge from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday. Travelers should plan an alternate route or expect delays during the closures times. When the ramp is closed, travelers will be directed to exit 292B (the next exit north) and turn right at the traffic signal onto OR 217.

For more information: www.oregon.gov/ODOT/HWY/REGION1/Pages/bridgeoverlays.aspx or call the noise hotline at (503) 412-2351

Oregon Highway 219 (Hillsboro-Silverton Highway)

No projects currently under construction.

Oregon Highway 224 (Clackamas Highway)

Oregon Highway 212/224 – Sunrise JTA Project

Project Description: The Sunrise JTA Project (Jobs and Transportation Act) will address congestion and safety problems in the Oregon Highway 212/224 corridor. Major project elements include building a new four-lane limited access highway (two lanes each direction) from the Milwaukie Expressway (OR 224) at I-205 to SE 122nd Avenue at OR 212/224.

Traffic Impacts: Periodic shoulder closures Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the Sunrise Expressway and local roads such as Minuteman Way. The Sunrise Expressway opened July 1. 

For more information: www.sunrisejta.org

 

​Oregon Highway 224 – Clackamas Highway Safety Project
Project Description: This project will improve visibility for travelers, as well as make road conditions safer along OR 224 at SE 232nd Drive (SE 197th was improved in 2015). The project will realign OR 224 to prevent crashes, remove trees and widen the shoulder to provide room for breakdowns and cyclists.
 
Traffic Impacts: Daytime lane and shoulder closures Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with flaggers directing traffic. TriMet bus stops in the area will be temporarily relocated for the project work. Go to TriMet.org or call (503) 238-7433 to see schedule or bus stop location changes.
 
For more information: www.ClackamasHwyProjects.org or 24-hour noise hotline (503) 412-2396.
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Other Projects

  ​Bridge Deck Seal Maintenance Projects

Project description: ODOT will replace bridge deck seals on 13 bridges this summer. Bridge deck seals are a top layer on the bridge to fill cracks and create a barrier, preventing water damage to increase the lifespan of bridges.

Traffic impacts: Work will occur on Glencoe Road over U.S. 26 Friday, Aug. 19 and Monday through Tuesday. Work will require up to two nights of a full closure of the bridge from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. People driving will be detoured onto U.S. 26 and can use NW Jackson School Road and NW Dersham Road exits to access the other side of the closed bridge.
Work will occur on I-205 over Harold Street beginning Tuesday. Work is expected to occur over four nights from 8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Expect lane closures and traffic directed by flaggers on I-205. The northbound I-205 on-ramp and southbound off-ramp at SE Foster Road (Exit 17) will be closed at least one night. People wanting to use the northbound on-ramp will be detoured onto I-205 south and can use Johnson Creek Boulevard (Exit 16) to return to northbound I-205. People wanting to use the southbound off-ramp from I-205 will need to stay on I-205 to Johnson Creek Boulevard (Exit 16) and can head north on SE Foster Road.
Work will occur on NW 185th Avenue over U.S. 26 for up to four nights from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. beginning Thursday through Friday and Monday, Aug. 29 through Tuesday, Aug. 30. Expect lane closures and traffic directed by flaggers on NW 185th Avenue over U.S. 26. Left turns from northbound NW 185th Avenue onto U.S. 26 west may be closed during work. Those needing to make the turn will be detoured to U.S. 26 east to the NW Bethany Boulevard interchange (Exit  65) to return to westbound U.S. 26.
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