GENERAL INFORMATION: 503-823-7404
1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97204
Weekend water work moves to SW Market Street at Naito Parkway
Portland,OR– On Saturday, May 12, and Sunday, May 13, the Portland Water Bureau’s work on SW Naito Parkway will move to the intersection of SW Market Streetnear downtown Portland. If necessary, the contractor’s crews will work on Monday, May 14 at the same location.
This work -- part of the second phase of the Portland Water Bureau's Westside Header Project -- is necessary to connect the new pipeline to an existing supply pipe that feeds theWashingtonParkreservoirs.
Weekend work hours will be from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Any work on Monday would be done from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM to accommodate rush hour traffic.
Several traffic lanes in both directions will be closed and the signal light will be disconnected. Flaggers and traffic cones will direct motorists through the work zone. Motorists and bicyclists are encouraged to find alternate routes to avoid possible long delays.
On Tuesday, May 15, and if necessary, Wednesday, May 16, working at night, crews will repave the road surfaces damaged by the pipe work. Crews will work from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM.
The second phase of the pipeline project is slated for completion in June 2012.
For more information, contact Tim Hall, Public Outreach, at 503-381-0056