GENERAL INFORMATION: 503-823-7404
1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97204
For Immediate Release
January 5, 2012
For more information, contact Tim Hall, Public Outreach, 503-823-6926 or 503-381-0056
UPDATE: Traffic signal on SW Naito Parkway at SW Clay Street remains out of service
Portland, OR -- The traffic signal on SW Naito Parkway at the intersection of SW Market Street has been restored to full operation. However, crews from the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) are still working on the signal at the intersection of SW Clay Street. PBOT anticipates this signal to be operational by 6:00 pm today. Early this morning, a construction crew working for the Portland Water Bureau accidentally cut through a power line to the signals.
At SW Clay Street, traffic and pedestrian crossings are being controlled by six flaggers. The two southbound lanes on SW Naito Parkway are open. Traffic heading northbound is channeled into one lane through the construction zone.
Motorists and bicyclists are encouraged to find alternate routes to avoid delays.
The Portland Water Bureau is installing a 36-inch diameter steel water supply pipeline on SW Naito Parkway, from SW Clay Street to SW Caruthers Street. The night work -- 9:00 pm to 6:00 am -- on SW Naito will take several weeks to complete.
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