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(Sept. 15, 2019) As of 4:00 p.m. today, the Portland Bureau of Transportation has opened a third lane for travel on the North Going Street Bridge, a crucial freight connection that was damaged by a Union Pacific Railroad derailment last weekend.
This creates a second westbound lane to give vehicles faster access to the island and reduce congestion that has affected North Greeley Avenue and Interstate Avenue during peak periods.
PBOT crews closed the bridge to all traffic on Saturday, Sept. 7, the day of the crash, and reopened one lane in each direction on Sunday, the day after the crash.
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