The Broadway Bridge will be closed to motor vehicles 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
The Broadway Bridge will see daytime closures this weekend for biennial inspection. The bridge will close to motor vehicles 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, July 13-14. Sidewalks will remain open and bicyclists and pedestrians can use the Broadway.
The bridge will also be closed the weekend of August 3-4 at the same hours to complete the work. The drawbridge will still open for river traffic. Drivers can use the Steel Bridge or Fremont Bridge when the Broadway Bridge is closed. TriMet’s 17-Broadway/Holgate bus route will detour to the Steel Bridge.
The Hawthorne Bridge will be open this weekend, but some eastbound approaches will be closed. After a delay earlier in June, sections of several downtown streets will be closed beginning 4:30 a.m. Friday through Monday morning, July 12-15 for the removal of the construction crane that was used to construct Multnomah County’s new Central Courthouse.
The traffic plan will be in place from 4:30 am Friday until as late as 11 a.m. on Monday.
Southwest Madison Street will be closed from Second Avenue to the Naito Parkway onramp to the Hawthorne Bridge. Eastbound access to the Hawthorne Bridge for motor vehicles, bicyclists and pedestrians will be maintained from northbound Naito Parkway. Southwest First Avenue will be closed from Main to Jefferson streets Westbound access to the Hawthorne Bridge remains normal
And in even more bridge news, the Interstate Bridge will have intermittent nighttime closures of both spans (but not at the same time) July 12 and 26 for the annual lubrication of the cables used to raise and lower the bridge spans.
The closures are scheduled between the hours of 10 p.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Saturday July 12-13 and 10 p.m.-8 a.m. July 27-28. The closures will last no more than 25 minutes. The two spans will not be lifted at the same time.
A recent photo of some of the work being done on Southwest Capitol Highway in Multnomah Village. Amy Wang/The Oregonian/Oregonlive
It will only be a block, but paving in Multnomah Village this weekend will cause travel and access delays for those in the area through early Monday morning. The Portland Bureau of Transportation will close Southwest Capitol Highway from 36th-37th avenues at 9 p.m. Friday. The road will reopen 7 a.m. Monday, July 15. This will be the first repaved section on the larger SW Capitol Highway Paving Project.
PBOT notes this one-way eastward section through the heart of Multnomah Village has “some of the oldest (100 years) and most deteriorated pavement along the corridor and will require a full street rebuild.” The road will be closed to all traffic during the construction period, but sidewalks on both sides of the street will be open for use. Expect heavy congestion in the area and a notable lack of any street parking.
During construction, motor vehicles and TriMet bus line 44 heading eastbound will be detoured to Southwest Multnomah Boulevard via 40th Avenue and reconnect to Capitol Highway at 35th Avenue. Westbound traffic will continue straight on Southwest Troy Street to 40th Avenue to reconnect with SW Capitol Highway.
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