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Traffic Advisory: Night work to close SE McLoughlin Boulevard off-ramp to Powell Boulevard June 14 for up to seven nights

(June 12, 2017) – Environmental Services advises the traveling public that sewer construction will require night closures of the northbound off-ramp of SE McLoughlin Boulevard to SE Powell Boulevard for up to seven nights between June 14 and June 30.  Night construction hours are from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

A detour will be set up to guide travelers to eastbound SE Powell Boulevard. A map of the detour is available at www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/article/542387.

Working during night hours minimizes the travel impacts of this work. The traveling public is advised to expect some delays, to travel cautiously and to observe the traffic control signage.

Crews are repairing about 100 feet of pipe under the off-ramp. The work is part of the Lower Powell Green Street and Sewer Project to protect water quality, public health, and our environment.

For additional information, including project updates and maps, visit www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/Lowerpowell .

The Bureau of Environmental Services works with Portland residents and businesses to protect water quality, public health, and the environment through wastewater collection and treatment, sewer construction and maintenance, stormwater management, and stream and watershed restoration. www.portlandoregon.gov/bes. Follow on Twitter @besportland

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Media Contact Diane Dulken, 503-823-5328, diane.dulken@portlandoregon.gov