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Updated Traffic Advisory: Private construction to close SW Jefferson St between SW 11th Ave and SW 12th Ave March 6-9

March 5 Update: 

The Portland Bureau of Transportation advises the traveling public that tower crane work will close SW Jefferson St between SW 11th Ave and SW 12th Ave beginning at 7:00 pm Friday, March 6, 2015 and ending approximately 6:00 am Monday, March 9, 2015.

The closure is necessary for the contractor to perform work on the tower crane for the construction site on the north side of SW Jefferson St. 

The same detour described below will be in effect during this closure.  

Jan 15 Update:

Private construction will close SW Jefferson St between SW 11th Ave and SW 12th Ave from 7 am to 7 pm on Saturday, January 17, 2015.  The closure is being scheduled on a Saturday to minimize disruption.   

The closure is necessary for the contractor to perform work on the tower crane for the construction site on the north side of SW Jefferson St. 

The same detour described below will be in effect during this 12-hour closure.  It is expected to be the last closure for this project.

Traffic Advisory: Private construction to close SW Jefferson Street, SW 11th to 12th avenues, Jan. 9-12

(Jan. 8, 2015) - The Portland Bureau of Transportation advises the traveling public that tower crane placement for a private construction project will close SW Jefferson St between SW 11th Ave and SW 12th Ave beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9 and ending by about 6 a.m. Monday, Jan. 12.

A detour will be in effect during the closure. SW Jefferson traffic will be directed south on SW 11th Avenue to SW Clay Strett to SW 12th Avenue and back to SW Jefferson Street. People riding bicycles should follow the same detours as motor vehicle traffic. People walking through the area should use the sidewalk on the south side of SW Jefferson Street; the sidewalk on the north side has been closed for construction and will remain closed through the weekend. Local access to businesses and residences will be maintained.

The closure is necessary for the contractor to set up a tower crane for the construction site on the north side of SW Jefferson Street.

The public is advised to travel cautiously in the work zone and to observe detours. Travelers are advised to use alternate routes if possible.

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