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Traffic Advisory: Major Fixing Our Streets project advances with paving on Foster beginning May 10 at 8 p.m.

(May 10, 2019) – The Foster Streetscape Project, a $9 million Fixing Our Streets project, is set to enter its final stage with the paving of SE Foster from SE 82nd Avenue to 92nd Avenue. The travelling public is advised that the work will being on Friday, May 10 at 8 p.m.  

During construction, SE Foster Road will be closed nightly from SE 92nd to SE 82nd Avenue in both directions Monday through Friday from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. The construction is expected to conclude on Saturday, May 18 at 6 a.m. 

Westbound traffic on SE Foster Road will detour at SE 92nd Avenue north or south to SE Holgate Boulevard or SE Flavel Street. Eastbound traffic will detour at SE 82nd Avenue north or south to SE Holgate Boulevard or SE Flavel Street. TriMet bus line 14 heading westbound on SE Foster Road will detour to SE Ellis Street. Local access will be maintained during the detour. 

Please avoid area if possible and expect delays as we repair this section of road. We ask the public to travel cautiously, observe all lane detours and directions by reader boards and flaggers, and use alternate routes if possible. 

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

The Foster Transportation and Streetscape Project will deliver a street that is safer and more attractive for people walking, biking, taking transit and driving. With improved crossings and other safety features, modern signals, new pavement, 190 street trees and new decorative street lights, the project will transform Foster Road into an inviting thoroughfare that supports a vibrant commercial district and enhances the quality of life in the surrounding neighborhoods. Learn more at  

The paving portion of the $9M Foster Transportation and Streetscape Project is paid for by Fixing Our Streets. Learn more about Fixing Our Streets at  

Paid for by Fixing Our Streets