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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 September 10-17 (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: No traffic impacts.

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: Periodic nighttime single lane closures in both directions of I-5 (Hood Street to Capitol Highway).
Check the project website for updates.
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 starting at 7 p.m., with work finishing by 8 a.m. the next morning. Expect daytime shoulder closures. Signs will be posted for on- and off-ramps during nighttime closures. 

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: Periodic nighttime single lane closures in both directions in a moving operation Monday through Friday from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. from Cascade Locks (milepost 46) to Hood River (milepost 64). Periodic 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: Periodic shoulder closures on I-84 east from Lindsey Creek State Park to Starvation Creek. Trail access west of Starvation Creek rest area will be closed weekdays and weekends along with Trail 413 (Mt. Defiance Trail), Trail 414 (Starvation Ridge Trail), and Trail 414A (Starvation Ridge Cutoff Trail) until construction is complete.

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


Interstate 84 – Hood River Rockfall Repair

Project Description: This project will reduce the potential for future large rockfall events just west of Hood River by improving slope stability and installing a vegetated roadside barrier to prevent rocks from entering the highway.

Traffic Impacts: A single eastbound lane of I-84 will be continuously closed (night and day) until Monday, Nov. 21 when it will be reopened for the winter holidays. Additional lane closures may take place through May 2017. Expect delays up to 20 minutes; bicyclists will travel on the highway shoulder in the area.

For more information: www.i84construction.org or www.oregon.gov/ODOT/HWY/REGION1/Pages/I84HoodRiverRockfall.aspx 


 
 

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: No traffic impacts.
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 on the south side 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 lane closures, flagging and traffic stops  Monday through Friday during the day and night. During the weekend, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, from 7 p.m. to 10 a.m. travelers should expect flagging. 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: Paving continues in the eastbound left lane from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and on Saturday between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Paving continues in the westbound right lane from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and on Saturday between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. 
ADA ramp work will begin in the eastbound direction. 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 increased to 35 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 work may occur Monday through Friday. Please be alert and look for traffic changes. Pedestrian signals are set to turn on automatically. Crosswalk buttons do not need to be pressed until ADA ramps are open. The truck detour has been removed. 

TriMet bus stop at SW 185th Avenue at TV Highway (heading north) has been temporarily moved. TriMet will be installing new bus shelters for eastbound and westbound riders. 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 to cars from 5 a.m. Sunday to 6 a.m. Monday. Additional closures may take place Monday night. Please be alert and look for traffic changes.

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: Nighttime full closures of the OR 43 ramp Monday through Tuesday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Through the end of September, lane and shoulder closures may occur throughout the workzone and additional nighttime ramp closures may occur periodically on weekdays and weekends as crews complete construction activities and perform other needed maintenance in the area.

Northbound TriMet bus lines 35 and 36 (SW Macadam Avenue and Tram Tower stop) may be affected and bus stops may 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)

No projects currently under construction.​

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)

No projects currently under construction.


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: At the intersection of NE 82nd Avenue and Sandy Boulevard, expect day and nighttime single lane closures Monday to Friday from 3 a.m. to 3 p.m. for sidewalk ramp work. 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: Nighttime lane closures between E Burnside and SE Division Streets from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Sunday through Friday. Day single lane closures from E Burnside to SE Division Streets Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 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)

No projects currently under construction.


 

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. Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. expect traffic directed by flaggers on SE 82nd Avenue between Enoch Way and the I-205 northbound exit (Exit 13) to OR 224.  

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 periodic lane and shoulder closures on OR 224 and SE 232nd Drive Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with flaggers directing traffic as the project nears completion.
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

No projects currently under construction.​

For ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) or Civil Rights Title VI accommodations, translation/interpretation services, or more information call 503-731-4128, TTY 800-735-2900 or Oregon Relay Service 7-1-1.​​​

 
 
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