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Portland Bureau of Transportation

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 1331, Portland, OR 97204

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Traffic Advisory: Tunnel maintenance to close lanes on West Burnside Street this weekend


(June 18, 2014) – The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation advises the traveling public that tunnel maintenance will require lane closures on West Burnside Street in and near the West Burnside Tunnel west of SW Barnes Road on Saturday, June 21, 2014 and Sunday, June 22, 2014 from 6:30 a.m., to 5 p.m. 

The public is advised to expect delays, travel cautiously, observe all lane closures and directions by flaggers, and use alternate routes if possible.

Maintenance crews will be performing general inspection and maintenance of the West Burnside Tunnel including but not limited to debris removal, vegetation maintenance, pressure washing and painting.

One lane in each direction will remain open at all times. Traffic will be limited to one direction at a time in the construction zone with flaggers.

Local access to residences will be provided.

This work is weather-dependent, and the schedule may change.