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Bridge Deck Repairs to close bridge over Johnson Creek at SE Ochoco and SE McBrod, from Saturday, August 27th, at 6:30 a.m. to Sunday, August 28th, at noon.

The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation advises the traveling public that bridge deck improvements will require the full closure of the bridge over Johnson Creek at SE Ochoco and SE McBrod from Saturday, Aug 27th at 6:30am to Sunday, Aug 28 at noon.

SE Water Avenue Stormwater Outfall Urgent Replacement Project

Environmental Services will begin construction the week of August 22nd to replace about 500 feet of 12-18 inch pipe which conveys stormwater from a central eastside neighborhood to the Willamette River. The existing pipe is deteriorating and the new pipe will efficiently convey stormwater to the river. This project will reduce the risk of flooding and stormwater backups in this area.

SE Water Avenue Stormwater Outfall Urgent Replacement Project

Update: August 18, 2016

Environmental Services will begin construction the week of August 22nd to replace about
500 feet of 12-18 inch pipe which conveys stormwater from a central eastside neighborhood to the Willamette River. The existing pipe is deteriorating and the new pipe will efficiently convey stormwater to the river. This project will reduce the risk of flooding and stormwater backups in this area.

CONSTRUCTION METHOD

The pilot tube pipe installation will take place in three phases.

  • The first phase will be from the intersection of SE water and SE Clay west toward the Eastbank Esplanade.
  • The second phase will be from the intersection north on SE Water to SE Hawthorne.
  • The third phase will be from the intersection east on SE Clay.
  • Once the pipe installation is complete a new storm drain will be installed on the west side of SE Water Avenue followed by trench paving and restoration.

Go to http://www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/methods for information on pilot tube boring.

CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE

Mobilization of equipment and traffic controls are scheduled to begin the week of August 22nd. Once these tasks have been completed they will begin construction on the launching shaft in the intersection of SE Water and SE Clay. This will be followed by construction on the retrieval shaft in the sidewalk west of this intersection. The entire project is expected to be completed in October.

To view the project map and traffic restrictions go to: http://www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/article/534352

FOR MORE INFORMATION

With questions or comments, please contact Joe Annettat 503-823-2934.

Thank you,

Joe Annett

Community Outreach and Information

City of Portland Environmental Services

1120 SW 5th Ave, Room 1000

Portland, Oregon 97204

Working for clean rivers

The Bureau of Environmental Services works with Portland residents and businesses to protect water quality, public health, and the environment through wastewater collection and treatment, sewer construction and maintenance, stormwater management, and stream and watershed restoration. Learn more at www.portlandoregon.gov/bes.

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