UPDATE: June 27, 2012
Lane closures will continue on NE Marine Drive through July 17 due to weather that interrupted the paving schedule. See advisory below for traffic impacts.
June 14, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Portland Bureau of Transportation
Lane closures on Northeast Marine Drive will continue through June 29
(Portland, Ore.) – The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation advises the traveling public that lane closures will continue on Northeast Marine Drive between Northeast 33rd Avenue and Northeast 122nd Avenue through Friday, June 29, from 7:30 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. weekdays for street grinding and paving. One travel lane in one direction will remain open at all times with flaggers. The traveling public is advised to expect long delays up to 20 minutes, travel cautiously while flaggers direct traffic through the work zone, and use alternate routes if possible. Local access to residences and businesses will be provided.
In addition, a full closure at the same location will be necessary over the weekend of June 23-24 from 6:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. both Saturday and Sunday for paving. A signed detour will direct westbound traffic southbound on Northeast 122nd Avenue to westbound on Sandy Boulevard to westbound on Columbia Boulevard. Eastbound traffic will be detoured southbound on NE 33rd Avenue to eastbound on Columbia Boulevard. Access to businesses will be provided on Northeast Marine Drive from Northeast 33rd Avenue to the Gleason Boat Ramp and Broughton Beach.
This work is weather-dependent, and the schedule may change.