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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 Apr. 30-May 7, 2016 (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.

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: Expect nighttime single lane closures Monday-Friday 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the next morning. Crews will be working off the roadway from 5 to 9 a.m. Travelers should expect daytime, perdiodic single lane closures and sidewalk closures on North Broadway Street Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 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

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Interstate 84

Interstate 84 to Interstate 5 Ramp Repair

Project Description: The ramp from westbound Interstate 84 to southbound  Interstate 5 will have nine, potholed and broken joints repaired.

Traffic Impacts: Expect nighttime full closure of the westbound I-84 to southbound I-5 ramp Friday and Saturday nights from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning. The center lane of westbound I-84 near Lloyd Center will also be closed at this time. Please be alert and follow detour signs to northbound I-5 to southbound I-405 before reconnecting with southbound I-5.​ 

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 ImpactsWestbound I-84 traffic will be directed to the right and left of the work zone located in the middle of westbound I-84. Travelers should expec the left lane to be closed Monday 6a.m. to Friday at noon; the left travel lane will remain closed the weekend of Apr. 30-May 1, but both westbound lanes will be open the weekend of May 7-8. Trucks will be directed to use the right travel lane.

Continuous 10-week eastbound lane closure and westbound on-ramp closure (leaving Bonneville Dam) has started; follow detour signs for the ramp closure to Cascade Locks to access westbound I-84.​  

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 right lane closure on I-84 starting 6 a.m. Monday and reopening Thursday at 6 p.m. 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 ImpactsNo traffic impacts as crews work off the roadway during the day.   

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: Environmental Services will begin construction this month on a 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: Nighttime single lane closures on US 26 (SE Powell Boulevard) in both directions (SE 10th to 15th Avenues) Wednesday-Friday 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. in preparation for sewer construction. Beginning May 9 May, sewer construction on Powell Boulevard will continuously close the northbound SE 17th Avenue Ramp for 50 days.

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. Travelers will also encounter daytime and night time lane closures Monday-Friday as crews work along the slopes; flaggers will direct traffic. Drivers should expect periodic traffic stops.

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 TV Highway and SW 185th Avenue, Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Expect sidewalk closures with signed pedestrian detours on the north side of OR 8 at SW 185th; crosswalks will remain open. ​Temporary driveway closures along westbound OR 8, no more than two days at a time; alternative business access will be provided.Pedestrians on SW 185th southbound to OR8 detoured around driveway replacement work, via SW Alton.

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 in Lake Oswego and West Linn (Lake Oswego-Tigard Water Partnership)

Project Description: The Lake Oswego-Tigard Water Partnership has installed a new water pipeline on McVey Avenue and across Oregon Highway 43 (State Street) in Lake Oswego. The stronger, more resilient pipeline provides improved water infrastructure for Lake Oswego and Tigard, and a reliable emergency water supply for the city of West Linn. Restoration work involving ADA ramps, paving and striping is taking place in April and May (work is weather dependent).

Traffic Impacts: No traffic impact. 

For more information: www.lotigardwater.org

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: Periodic single lane closure on OR 43 north of the Sellwood bridge.​ A bridge closure is planned from 6 am on Friday, May 20 until as late as 6 am on Saturday, May 21 to allow the contractor to install pre-stressed concrete girders for the north half of the east approach. The closure will impact motor vehicles, bicyclists and pedestrians.

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)

No projects currently under construction.​

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Oregon Highway 99W (Pacific Highway West)

No projects currently under construction. 

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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 – 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: Single lane closures in both directions Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. between E Burnside and SE Division streets for sidewalk removal and installation of temporary signals. Work will start at 6 a.m. at E Burnside Street. Expect intermittent single nighttime lane closures on 82nd Avenue from SE Burnside to SE Yamhill Monday-Friday from 7p.m. – 6 a.m.

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: Nighttime single lane closures on 82nd Avenue in both directions Monday-Friday 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. for pavement grinding and paving; signals will be shut off and flaggers directing traffic. Daytime single lane closure on 82nd Avenue in both directions as crews work on new curb ramps and storm drain work on three corners. Pedestrians will be detoured around construction work with signs in place.  

Additionally, City of Portland will be finishing water service work which will include pavement grinding and paving south of Duke Street in both southbound lanes of 82nd Avenue on Saturday.  

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. 

    • I-205 (between exit 12 and 14) daytime right shoulder closures Monday-Friday for installation of signs and landscape materials.
    • OR 212/224 between SE 106th and SE 130th Avenues expect daytime lane closures in both directions Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for signal, permanent signs, striping, and landscaping work. 
    • Lane and shoulder closures on I-205 ramps, OR 224 (Milwaukie Expressway) ramps, and OR 213 (SE 82nd Avenue) from Mt Scott Creek Bridge to I-205 Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for permanent striping.​
    • 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

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Other Projects

No projects currently under construction.

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