Traffic Impacts for summer 2019
Traffic impacts can include daytime and/or nighttime single lane closures for eastbound I-84 weekdays as weather allows.
Expect periodic shoulder closures.
Meetings and EventsTrail dedication
What: A ribbon cutting and opportunity to explore the new Historic Highway State Trail from Wyeth to Lindsey Creek.
When: The ribbon cutting will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 3. You’re invited to explore the trail on foot or by bike between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Where: Join us at the new trailhead, located off Interstate 84 Exit 51. Follow signs for parking.
To arrive car-free, take the Columbia Gorge Express from Gateway Transit Center or Cascade Locks. To arrive for the ribbon cutting, take the 8:45 a.m. bus from Gateway Transit Center or the 9:39 a.m. bus from Cascade Locks. The Columbia Gorge Express will be making a special stop at Wyeth for the celebration. Please note, buses can only carry a limited amount of bicycles and bikes may be stored underneath the bus. A bus will depart Wyeth for Cascade Locks/Portland around 1 p.m.
Join a group bike ride to the ribbon cutting with the Portland Bicycling Club departing underneath the Bridge of the Gods in Cascade Locks at 9 a.m. The ride is rated C+ (Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs) and is about 6.5 miles one way to the Wyeth Trailhead or up to 30 miles round trip.
Explore: Experience the new three-mile trail at this family-friendly event.
Construction began in spring 2017 and is expected to continue through summer 2019.