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Downtown Traffic Impacts

 

Last Updated on May 22, 2015

 

Downtown Construction Projects

The following projects are listed by avenues first, and then streets. These projects are permitted long term use of the street and sidewalk to facilitate construction on private property.

  • SW 4th & Stark: interior building demolition. Project closes sidewalks on east side of SW 4th between Stark - Washington and south side of SW Stark between 3rd - 4th, as well as the turn lane on SW Stark.
  • SW 9th, Park, Yamhill and Morrison: full block, Park Avenue West project underway. Closes SW 9th between Morrison & Yamhill, all hours, all days.  Also an intermittent closures of SW Park between Yamhill & Morrison, M-F, 7am-4pm for concrete pours, equipment staging and deliveries.  Intermittent lane closures on SW Morrison for utility connections. Projected project completion January 2016.
  • SW 12th, 11th, Clay-Market: new 8 story building. Sidewalk, lane parking, closures.
  • SW 12th and Stark: interior building demolition. Project closes sidewalks, parking and intermittently lanes on east side of SW 12th between Stark - Washington and south side of SW Stark between 11th - 12th. Project completion estimated May 2015.
  • SW 14th, 15th, Yamhill and Taylor St: Interior remodel.  Project closes sidewalks and park on the East side of 15th between Taylor-Yamhill and south side of Yamhill 14th-15th.  Projected project completion July 2015.  contact Eric Newby 503.459.4477.
  • NW 2nd & 3rd Ave, Burnside-Couch St: Sidewalk and parking closures, intermittent lane closures, Fence for Rebuild. All Hours
  • NW 8th, Flanders - Glisan: Jan 23-May 28, All Hours, East side sidewalk closure during construction
  • NW 14th & 15th, north of Irving: 1/2 block project for Pearl West Office Building. Closes sidewalk and parking on east and west sides of the block, includes intermittent lane closures on NW 15th.  Project contact is Dan Zylkowski with Howard S Wright, 503-220-0895. Projected completion date is March 2016.   
  • NW Everett, NW 11th, NW 12th: Closes sidewalks and lanes, 8am-4pm.
  • NW Northrup, 10th, Overton, 11th: full block project.  Sidewalk and parking closures on all four sides.  Projected comnpletion is June 2016.  Contact is Bret McGuire at 503-347-6378.
  • NW Overton, 11th, & 12th: 1/2 block project.  Closes sidewalks and parking, uses intermittent lane and street closures on west side of 11th, north side of Overton and east side of 12th.  Project contact is Bob Brockamp at 503-283-6712. Project completion date is October 2015.
  • NW Overton, 12th, Pettygrove, 13th: full block project.  Sidewalk and parking closures all around, intermittent street and lane closures on NW 12th and NW Pettygrove. Project completion date is June 2015. Contact is Brian Anthony at 503-283-6712. 
  • NW Pettygrove, Overton, 12th, 13th: occasional street closure during shoring on NW Pettygrove, 6am-6pm.
  • NW Davis, 1st, Couch, Naito: Demo of existing parking lot and new construction on 3/4 of the block.  Sidewalks closed around site perimeter.  Contact is Tom Hammons at Andersen Construction, 503-283-6712.
  • SW Broadway, Stark-Washington: Sidewalk and parking closures for Interior Renovation.  Projected completion June 2015
  • SW Jefferson, 11th, & 12th: Demo of existing building and new construction of 15-story apartment building.  Sidewalk and parking on three sides, lane closures on Jefferson and 12th.  Project completion date is Januray 2016. 
  • SW Moody, Abernathy, Bond: May 18 start. Project completion 2016. All Hours. Lanes and sidewalks. Fenced job site.
  • SW Washington, 4-5 and SW 4th, Alder-Washington: Jan14-May 29, All Hours, Remodel of building.

 

Utility Work, Crane Lifts, & Other Use Resulting in Lane or Street Closures

The following streets are expected to have impacts from private construction, utility work, crane lifts:

  • NW 4th, Flanders-Glisan: May5-20, 6am-6pm, lane closure during masonry work.
  • SW 4th, Ankeny-Burnside: May 25-28 9am-3pm, center lane closed for utility work.
  • SW 15th, Taylor-Yamhill: May 1-30, 8am-2pm, intermittent right lane closures for utility vault placement
  • SW Ankeny, 4-5: May 25-28 9am-3pm, street closed for utility work
  • SW Broadway, Clay, Columbia, Park: May 19, 8am-5pm, Sidewalk closures during soil sampling.
  • SW Clay, 2-3: May 11-13 & 23-24, intermittent lane shifts during unloading of equipment
  • SW Naito, Clay-Columbia: June 6-7, East side lane clsoure during Rose Festival activities.
  • SW Naito, Salmon-Washington: May 18-21, 9:30am-3:30pm, lane closure for loading/unloading for Rose Festival events..
  • SW Pine, 1-2: May 26-29, 7am-5pm: westbound lane closed for utility work.
  • SW Washington, 4th-5th: Feb 16 - May 29, 7am-3pm, South side traffic lane and sidewalk closure during remodel.

Multnomah County Bridges - Use link for bridge closures & updates

 

Portland5's Centers for the Arts

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall & Keller Auditorium School Buses for Performances

  • Schnitzer: Nothing scheduled 
  • Keller: Nothing scheduled 

SW Main Street (gates), SW Broadway to Park: closures for performances & events

  • Friday, 5/22/15: Gate closed from 9am to 1:30pm and from 6:30pm to 10:30pm
  • Saturday, 5/23/15: Gate closed from 10am to 11pm
  • Sunday, 5/24/15: Gate closed from 10pm to 5pm

 

One-Time and/or Ongoing Community and Special Events

Click here for Community Event Calendar

Saturday, 5/23/15, 11:00 AM  March Against Monsanto will leave Shemanski Park (SW Park & SW Salmon) for an escorted walk on Downtown streets (SW Broadway, SW Madison, SW 4th and SW Oak) .  For more information : https://www.facebook.com/events/1580741828808351/ 

Saturday, 5/30/15, Starlight Run - 5K  Run begins at 7:45 from Lincoln High School.  For maps and more information: http://starlightrun.com/

Saturday, 5/30/15, Portland Rose Festival Starlight Parade - Closures begin at 3:30 PM with the parade starting at 8:30 PM.  For maps and additional information : http://www.rosefestival.org/event/starlight-parade

Saturday, 6/6/15, Portland Rose Festival Grand Floral Parade - Closures begin at 7:00 AM with the parade starting at 10:00 AM from the Memorial Coliseum. For maps and additional information: http://www.rosefestival.org/event/grand-floral-parade

Saturday, 6/13/15, Portland Trans Pride March - 2:00 PM Rolling parade closure in the streets from N. Park Blocks to Waterfront Park.  For route and closure information: http://pridenw.org/downloads/transmarch2015.pdf

Saturday, 6/13/15, Portland Dyke March - 6:00 PM Rolling parade closure in the streets from Waterfront Park to the N. Park Blocks.  For route and closure information: http://pridenw.org/downloads/dykemarch2015.pdf

Sunday, 6/14/15, Portland Pride Parade - Closures begin at 8:00 AM with the parade starting at 11:00 AM from the N. Park Blocks.  For route and closure information: http://pridenw.org/downloads/parademap2015.pdf

Sunday, 7/5/15, Red, White & Blues Run - Closures begin at 6:15 AM with runs starting at 6:45 AM.  For more event details, route and closure information: http://htcraceseries.com/event/red-white-blues/

Sunday, 7/12/15 from 4am to Noon, Be the Match Foundation to close SW Salmon between 1st and Naito for the Be the Match Walk +Run to benefit the Be the Match Foundation. The Walk & Run will begin at 8:45 AM with closures of SW and NW Natio Parkway.  For route and closure information: http://www.bethematchfoundation.org/site/TR/WalkRun/Foundation?sid=2550&type=fr_informational&pg=informational&fr_id=3417#.VV-Y_03bKpo

Click here for Citywide fairs and events

Click here for Special Events such as runs, parades & other moving events 

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The above information from the Portland Bureau of Transportation on expected traffic conditions was prepared based on known construction traffic control plans at the time of writing. The information is subject to change as new information becomes available.