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Downtown Traffic Impacts

Last Update: Oct 28th, 2016

 Downtown Construction Projects

The following projects are permitted long term use of the street and sidewalk to facilitate construction on private property. 

  • SW 3rd & Taylor: Hotel construction closes sidewalks and parking  and intermittent lane closures on the north side of Taylor and east side of 3rd. Projected project completion Oct 2016. Contact is Mortenson construction 971.202.4107
  • NW 4th, Burnside, 5th: Remodel and new hotel construction on 1/2 block site.  Sidewalks and parking removed, intermittent lane closures on NW 4th for concrete and crane work. Projected completion May 2017.  Howard S Wright Constructors, Jamey Shaw at 503-220-0895.
  • SW 4th & Stark: interior building demolition. Project closes sidewalks on east side of SW 4th between Stark - Washington and south side of SW Stark between 3rd - 4th, as well as the turn lane on SW Stark.
  • SW 6th, Harrison, Broadway, Montgomery: PSU building remodel and addition, sidewalks and parking fenced.  Intermittent street closures on SW Montgomery.  Project contact is Skanska USA Building at 503-382-0900..
  • NW 11th & Hoyt: 1/4 block project, demo and new construction.  Projected completion October 2017.  Bremik Construction, Todd Smith, 503-220-0895.
  • SW 14th, 15th, Yamhill and Taylor St: Interior remodel.  Project closes sidewalks and park on the East side of 15th between Taylor-Yamhill and south side of Yamhill 14th-15th.  Intermittent lane closures. Projected project completion July 2016.  contact Eric Newby 503.459.4477.
  • NW Couch, 9th, Davis: 1/2 block demo and new construction.  Sidewalks and parking closed, intermittent lane closures for concrete pours and utility connections.  Projected completion July 2017.  Walsh Construction, Nick Leeding at 503-222-4375.
  • NW Davis, 1st, Couch, Naito: Demo of existing parking lot and new construction on 3/4 of the block.  Sidewalks closed around site perimeter.  Contact is Tom Hammons at Andersen Construction, 503-283-6712.
  • SW Jefferson, 2nd, Columbia: New construction on a half-block site.  Sidewalk and parking removal adjacent to site, intermittent lane closures on SW Jefferson and SW 2nd during utility work and concrete pours.   
  • NW Naito, 9th-15th: East side lane and sidewalk closures during building.
  • NW Overton, 12th, Pettygrove, 13th: full block project.  Sidewalk and parking closures all around, intermittent street and lane closures on NW 12th, NW Pettygrove, and NW Overton. Project completion date is Sept. 2016. Contact is Brian Anthony at 503-283-6712. 
  • NW 13th, 14th Quimby, Pettygrove: Closes traffic lanes, bike lanes and sidewalks during construction at 1420 NW 14th
  • SW Jefferson, 11th, & 12th: Demo of existing building and new construction of 15-story apartment building.  Sidewalk and parking on three sides, lane closures on Jefferson and 12th.   
  • SW Moody, Abernethy, Bond:  Project completion 2016. All Hours. Lanes and sidewalks. Fenced job site.
  • SW Taylor, 15th-16th, Sidewalk closure & intermittent lane and street closures, Fenced job site.
  • SW Washington, 4-5 and SW 4th, Alder-Washington: 2016 completetion, All Hours, Remodel of building.
  • SW 15th and SW Morrison: New construction, sidewalk and parking closed adjacent to site, intermittent lane closure on SW 15th
  • SW Curry, River Pkwy, Bond, & Whitaker: New construction, sidewalk, parking, and lanes closed adjacent to site at 3410 & 3485 SW Bond Ave
  • NW Flanders, 9th, Everett, Park: New construction on 3/4 block site.  Parking and sidewalk closures, intermittent lane and street closures for concrete pours and crane lifts.
  • SW Columbia, Broadway, and Clay: New construction of 20-story tower.  Parking, sidewalk, and travel lane closures.  Projected completion date late summer 2018. Project contact: Howard S Wright Construction, 503-220-0895. 
  • NW 9th & Glisan: New construction of 11-story hotel.  Parking, sidewalk, and intermittent travel lane closures.  Projected completion date March 2018.  Project contact: Bremik Construction, 503-688-1000.

 Utility Work, Crane Lifts, & Other Use Resulting in Lane or Street Closures

The following streets are expected to have impacts from private construction, utility work, crane lifts:  

  • SW 1st, Clay-Columbia: Oct 31st, East side lane closure, 9am-3pm, Mon (Tree trimming by General Tree)
  • SW 1st, Salmon-Taylor: Oct 17th-Nov 6th, Alternating sides lane closure, 9am-3pm, Mon-Fri. (Utility work by Loy Clark)
  • SW 1st, Jefferson-Madison: Oct 26th-Oct 28th, East side lane closure, 9am-3pm, Wed-Fri (Utility work by NW Nat'l)
  • NW 4th, Couch-Burnside: Sept 26th-Nov 16th, Lane closure, 9am-3pm, All Days
  • NW 4th, Couch-Davis: Oct 24th-Oct 28th, East side lane closure, 9am-3pm, Mon-Fri. (Utility work by C-2 Utility)
  • NW 4th, Davis-Flanders: Sept 12th-Nov 14th, Lane & sidewalk closure, 9am-3pm & 9pm-5am, Mon-Fri, Utility work
  • SW 4th, Pine-Burnside: Oct 18-28, left lane closure during manhole access (C2 Utility)
  • NW 5th, Davis-Everett: Oct 21-Nov 10, auxiliary vehicle lane closed during sidewalk, curb, & gutter reconstruction
  • SW 4th, Columbia-Jefferson: Oct 25-Nov 2, 9am-3pm, lane closures for utility work (McKillip Excavation)
  • SW 5th, Madison-Main: Oct 24th-Nov 16th, East side lane closure, 8pm-6am, All Days (Utility work by PGE)
  • SW 5th, Salmon-Taylor: Oct 24th-Nov 16th, East side lane closure, 8pm-6am, All Days (Utility work by PGE)
  • SW 6th, Madison-Salmon: Oct 24th-Nov 16th, East side lane closure, 8pm-6am, All Days (Utility work by PGE)
  • NW 9th, Couch-Davis: Sept 1st-Nov 16th, Lane closure, 7am-5pm, All Days
  • NW 9th, Everett-Flanders: Sept 21st-Nov 16th, Intermittent lane closure, 7am-4pm, Mon-Fri
  • NW 10th, Couch-Burnside: Oct 24th-Nov 4th, West side lane closure, 8pm-6am, Mon-Fri (Utility work by Standard Utility)
  • NW 10th, Couch-Davis: Oct 24th-Nov 4th, West side lane closure, 8pm-6am, Mon-Fri (Utility work by Standard Utility)
  • NW 10th, Davis-Everett: Oct 24th-Nov 4th, West side lane closure, 8pm-6am, Mon-Fri (Utility work by Standard Utility)
  • SW 12th, Alder-Morrison: Oct 31st-Nov 4th, Both sides & center lane closures, 9am-3pm, Mon-Fri (Utility work by Extreme Exc.)
  • NW 13th, Johnson-Kearney: Oct 27th, Nov 1st, & Nov 3rd, Street closure, 7am-4pm (concrete pour by Andersen Const)
  • NW 13th, Quimby-Raleigh: Oct 24th-Oct 28th, West side lane closure, 7am-5pm, Mon-Fri (Utility work by Professional Underground Service)
  • SW Broadway, Columbia-Market: Nov 12th, Street closure, 2am-5pm Sat (concrete pour by Howard S Wright)
  • SW Broadway, Columbia-Jefferson: Oct 29th & Nov 5th, East & Center lane closures, 7am-3pm, Sat (Utility work by Texstar Ent)
  • W Burnside, 4th-5th, Oct 28th-Oct 29th, North side lane closure, 9am-3pm & 8pm-5am, Mon-Sat. (Utility work by DeWitt Const.)
  • SW Clay, Broadway-Park: Oct 29, street closure for concrete pour (Howard S Wright)
  • SW Clay, 6th-Park: Nov 12th, Street closure, 2am-5pm, Sat (concrete pour by Howard S Wright)
  • SW Columbia, 4-6: Oct 25-Nov 2, 9am-3pm,. left lane closed for utility work (McKillip Excavation)
  • SW Columbia, 14th-17th: Sept 12th-Nov 14th, Lane closure, 9am-2pm, Mon-Fri, Utility work
  • NW Couch, Naito-1st: Oct 31st-Nov 4th, Street closure, All Hours, M-F (Crane lift by Campbell Crane)
  • NW Couch, 3-4: Oct 25-31, eastbound lane closed 9am-3pm for utility work (C2 Utility)
  • NW Couch, 9th-10th: Oct 8th-Oct 28th, North side lane closure, 9am-3pm, Mon-Fri
  • NW Davis,1st-Naito Pkwy, Oct 24th-Oct 28th, Street closure, All Hours, Mon-Fri. (Crane work by Campbell Crane)
  • NW Everett, 4th-6th: Oct 17th-Oct 28th, North side lane closure, 8pm-6am, Mon-Fri (Utility work by C-2 Utility)
  • NW Everett, 9th-12th: Oct 26th-Oct 29th, South side lane closures, 9am-3pm. (No work 10/27/16) (Utility work by Pro Pipe)
  • NW Everett, 11th-12: Oct 27th, North side lane closure, 9am-3pm, Thur. (sign install by Integrity Signs)
  • NW Everett, 11th-13th: Oct 31st-Nov 4th, North side lane & sidewalk closure, 9am-3pm & 7pm-6am (utility work by PGE)
  • NW Hoyt, 11th-12th: Nov 4th, Street closure, 5am-10am, Fri (concrete pour by Howard S Wright)
  • NW Johnson, 12th-13th; Sept. 2nd - Oct 28th, intermittent street & lane closure, 7am-6pm, Mon-Sat
  • NW Kearney, 12th-13th: Sept 2nd-Oct 28th, Intermittent lane closure, 7am-6pm, Mon-Sat
  • SW Madison, 1-2: Nov 2, center lane closure for environmental drilling (BES)
  • SW Market, 11th-12th: Oct 25th-Oct 27th, North side lane closure, 10am-2pm, Thur-Mon. (Utility work by Lovett Inc)
  • NW Naito Pkwy, 9th-15th: Oct 11th-Nov 10th, east side lane closure, 9am-3pm, Mon-Fri (for Utility work by NW Nat.)
  • NW Naito Pkwy, 9th-19th: Oct 24th-Dec 2nd, Both sides lane closures, 9am-3pm, Mon-Fri (Utility work by Geodesign)
  • SW Park, Alder-Washington: Sept 29th-Nov 16th, both sides lane & sidewalk closures, All Hours/Days
  • SW Park, Clay-Market: Nov 12th, Street closure, 2am-5pm, Sat (concrete pour by Howard S Wright)
  • SW Taylor, Naito Pky-1st: Oct 24th-Nov 6th, Alternating lane closures, 6am-5pm, Mon-Fri (Utility work by Loy Clark.)
  • SW Taylor, 15th-16th: Oct 3rd - Oct 31st, North side lane closure, 7am-5pm, Mon-Sat
  • Multnomah County Bridges - Use link for bridge closures & updates

Portland5's Centers for the Arts

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall & Keller Auditorium School Buses for Performances

  • Schnitzer: Nothing scheduled 
  • Keller: Nothing scheduled

SW Main Street (gates), SW Broadway to Park: closures for performances & events


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The above information from the Portland Bureau of Transportation on expected traffic conditions was prepared based on known construction traffic control plans at the time of writing. The information is subject to change as new information becomes available.