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UPDATE -- TRAFFIC ADVISORY 01/26/16: Sewer Main Repair Closes Lane of SE Hawthorne Boulevard from SE 24th to SE 23rd Avenues

By Lindsay Wochnick

UPDATE
January 27, 2016

Sewer repairs have closed the right westbound lane of SE Hawthorne Boulevard between SE 24th and SE 25th avenues.

Westbound traffic on Hawthorne is reduced to a single lane at that location. Eastbound traffic on Hawthorne is not affected.

There is no estimate at this time when repairs will be complete and the right lane of Hawthorne Boulevard will re-open.

For more information, contact Linc Mann with the Bureau of Environmental Services at 503-823-5328.

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TRAFFIC ADVISORY
January 26, 2016 

The northern westbound lane of SE Hawthorne Boulevard from SE 24th to SE 23rd Avenues is currently closed to traffic as crews work to address a broken sewer main.

The broken sewer main was discovered after Portland Water Bureau Maintenance & Construction crews addressed a main break just after 3 p.m. today, Jan. 26, 2016.

Water service to customers has not been impacted.

Traffic is being diverted into the inside westbound lane of SE Hawthorne Boulevard. Both eastbound lanes on SE Hawthorne Boulevard are open between SE 24th and SE 23 Avenues.

At this time, it has not been determined when the northbound westbound lane of SE Hawthorne Boulevard will reopen.

Motorist are reminded to stay alert and use caution as traffic may suddenly slow or stop. To avoid traffic delays, motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes around the work site.

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