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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 May 28 - June 4, 2016 (PDF of complete construction update).

No work will take place over the Memorial Day Weekend

(Friday, May 27 noon to Monday 6 a.m.)



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.
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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 
  
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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 lane or sidewalk closures, but there will be daytime shoulder closures. Southbound I-5 off-ramp (exit 302A) right turn lane (slip lane) is closed and traffic will travel in a new lane realignment that connects to the Broadway Bridge.

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

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Interstate 84

Interstate 84 Troutdale Interchange at Exit 17

Project Description: The project will widen Marine Drive between the two frontage roads to allow for two-way traffic. It will also replace the existing Interstate 84 overpass bridges at Marine Drive with a new bridge. The Marine Drive intersections at the Frontage Roads will also be improved.

Traffic Impacts: Expect daytime shoulder closures on N Frontage Road and Marine Drive Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information: www.I-84TroutdaleExit17.org

Interstate 84 Tanner Creek Bridge Repair at Bonneville Dam

Project Description: The project will pave and repair the bridge over Tanner Creek, just to the west of Bonneville Dam. The work will include a continuous 10-week closure of the entrance ramp to westbound I-84 (leaving Bonneville Dam); travel lanes will shift throughout the workzone on I-84.

Traffic ImpactsAlternating single westbound lane closures Tuesday 6a.m. to Friday at noon; with all four lanes (east and westbound) open over the weekend. The continuous 10-week on-ramp closure (leaving Bonneville Dam) is finished; travelers will be able to return to I-84 when leaving Bonneville Dam without a detour. 

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: Continuous shoulder closure on eastbound I-84 Tuesday-Friday. Trail access west of Starvation Creek rest area will be closed 6 a.m. Monday through 6 p.m. Friday, 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

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Interstate 205

Interstate 205 at SE Strawberry Lane

Project Description: When the Oregon Highway 224 Sunrise Corridor Project is finished, over-height freight loads will no longer be able to use SE 82nd Drive (the designated Oversized Freight Route). To accommodate these loads on I-205 instead, ODOT will increase the overhead vertical clearance of the SE Strawberry Lane overcrossing structure from 17 feet 2 inches to 18 feet 8 inches. ODOT will also seismically retrofit the structure.

Traffic Impacts: No traffic impacts. SE Strawberry Lane at I-205 is now open for traffic, pedestrians, bicyclists and transit users as the Contractor cleans up the site. 

For more information: www.oregon.gov/ODOT/HWY/REGION1/Pages/I-205-at-Strawberry-Lane.aspx or call the noise hotline at (503) 412-2371.

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Interstate 405

​No projects currently under construction.​​

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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 ImpactsDaytime lane closures on Brookwood Parkway/Helvetia Road in both directions (Meek Road to Jacobson Road) Wednesday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nighttime multiple lane closures on US 26 in both directions, US 26 ramps, and Brookwood Parkway/Helvetia Road Wednesday-Friday from 8 p.m.-5:30 a.m. the next morning for pavement markings.

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 – 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 on Powell Boulevard will continuously close the northbound SE 17th Avenue Ramp though June 2016. Traffic will flow in both directions on Powell Boulevard throughout construction, but delays should be expected.

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 avoid the area or plan for delays. Striping crews will delay travelers Wednesday, June 1. Travelers should expect traffic stops and will also encounter daytime and nighttime lane closures Tuesday-Friday as crews work along the slopes and perform drainage improvements. 

For more information: www.US26MtHoodSafety.org

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

No projects currently under construction.​

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Oregon Highway 8 (Canyon Road / Tualatin Valley Highway)

Oregon Highway 8 – Tualatin Valley Highway – Minter Bridge Road to 331st Avenue

Project Description: ODOT and the City of Hillsboro are partnering on a paving and utility improvement project on Oregon Highway 8 – Tualatin Valley (TV) Highway/Baseline Street – between SW Minter Bridge Road and SW 331st Avenue. Work on TV Highway involves grinding, reconstructing, paving, and restriping; significantly upgrading the City’s water and storm water systems; improving more than 100 ADA ramps (accessible curb ramps); and repairing and paving the Dairy Creek Bridge.

Traffic Impacts: No traffic impacts.

For more information: www.tvhwypaving.org

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. Periodic daytime single lane closures on eastbound TV Highway and in both directions on SW 185th Avenue, Tuesday-Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Expect sidewalk closures with signed pedestrian detours on the south side of OR 8 at SW 185th; crosswalks will remain open. Construction work will take place behind the westbound sidewalk on OR 8 near the Big Lots parking lot. 

Permanent closure of the northbound turn lane from SW 185th starting Tuesday, May 31. A truck detour will be in place starting Tuesday, May 31 until the new intersection construction is complete. 

TriMet bus stop at 185th at OR 8 (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: Daytime lane closures on OR 43 in both directions as crews pour foundations for traffic signs Tuesday-Friday 6:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

For more information: www.SellwoodBridge.org

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Oregon Highway 47

No projects currently under construction.

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Oregon Highway 99E (Pacific Highway East)

Oregon Highway 99E Access Management near Berg Parkway

Project Description: This project is improving safety by reducing the driveways on OR 99E near Berg Parkway to meet the current standards. 

Traffic impacts: Periodic shoulder and single lane closures Tuesday-Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Oregon Highway 99W (Pacific Highway West)

No projects currently under construction.

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Oregon Highway 173 (Timberline Road)

Oregon Highway 173 –Timberline Road – Curve Warning Sign Project

Project Description: About 66% of road-related fatalities in Oregon are from cars leaving the roadway. By assessing and re-signing curves, ODOT is implementing the most current engineering solutions to improve safety on highways around the state. This project will include slight changes in recommended speed signs and curve warning “chevron” signs on selected highways.

Traffic Impacts: Daytime single lane closures with flaggers directing traffic only where work is occurring on OR 173 (Timberline Road) between U.S. 26 and Timberline Lodge Tuesday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Oregon Highway 210 (Scholls Ferry Road)

Oregon Highway 210 – SW Scholls Ferry Road – from Oregon Highway 217 to SW Cascade Avenue

Project Description: This project will improve safety on Oregon Highway 210 (SW Scholls Ferry Road) from Oregon Highway 217 to SW Cascade Avenue. Project elements include adding a dedicated left turn signal for SW Cascade Avenue traffic turning onto SW Scholls Ferry Road, shielding traffic signals to reduce driver confusion, building a new sidewalk, bike lane and ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) ramps and replacing lights on the OR 217 on- and off-ramps for SW Hall Boulevard and SW Scholls Ferry Road.

Traffic Impacts: No traffic impacts. 

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

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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)

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: Daytime single lane closures Tuesday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. as crews drill at each corner for the traffic signal pole foundations. Pedestrians will be detoured around the construction work. 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.

Traffic Impacts: Daytime single lane closures in both directions Tuesday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. between E Burnside and SE Division streets. 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.82ndAvenueIntersectionImprovements.org​ or 24-hour noise hotline (503) 412-2348.​

Oregon Highway 213 – SE 82nd Avenue – at SE Duke Street

Project Description: This project will improve traveler safety on SE 82nd Avenue (OR 213) at SE Duke Street, by upgrading the sidewalk ramps, traffic signal, and adding a bus pullout at the intersection. ODOT is partnering with law enforcement for extra presence in the construction zone.

Traffic Impacts: Single lane closure on southbound SE 82nd Avenue between SE Duke and SE Claybourne streets.  

For more information: www.SE82ndAveAtDuke.com or 24-hour noise hotline (503) 412-2363

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Oregon Highway 217 (Beaverton-Tigard Highway)

No projects currently under construction.

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Oregon Highway 219 (Hillsboro-Silverton Highway)

No projects currently under construction.

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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: Travelers should be aware of changes to travel lanes during construction. 

    • Nighttime double lane closure southbound I-205 (Johnson Creek-Sunnyside) Tuesday 8 p.m.-5 a.m. the next morning for sign replacement.  
    • Nighttime single lane closure southbound I-205 at exit 13 off-ramp Wednesday 8 p.m.-5 a.m. the next morning for sign replacement.  
    • Nighttime double lane closure southbound I-205 at exit 12A Thursday 8 p.m.-5 a.m. the next morning for sign replacement; exit 12A will be open.
    • Daytime I-205 (between exit 12 and 14) right shoulder closures Tuesday-Friday for installation of signs and landscape materials.
    • SE 122 Avenue expect one way traffic controlled by flaggers for permanent striping, irrigation, and landscaping between OR 212/224 and SE Ford Street.

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 Tuesday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to start excavation on the north side of the road. 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

​​Region 1 Rumble Strip Installation Project

Project Description: This project will install rumble strips in the center and shoulder of several highway segments around the region, as well as reflective pavement markers, as a way to reduce fatal and serious injury crashes.

Traffic Impacts: Expect nighttime lane and shoulder closures in a moving operation with up to 20-minute delays on OR 172, OR 161, and US 26 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. the next morning. 

For more information: www.Oregon.gov/ODOT/HWY/REGION1/Pages/RumbleStrips.aspx​


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