UPDATE: Traffic Alert for Lower East Side Industrial Area - Train Blocking Several Streets

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August 31, 2012 08:30

  

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The train is now moving and traffic should clear up shortly.

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All streets between Southeast Clay and Ash are blocked both directions due to a stopped train along the Southeast 1st Avenue rail line. Portland Police have contacted Union Pacific but at this point, the train is completely stopped and traffic is beginning to back up onto I-5 northbound as vehicles try to exit onto Southeast Water Avenue.

Please consider alternate routes until this gets cleared up.

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