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The City of Portland, Oregon

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: Emergency sinkhole repairs on SW Barbur Boulevard between Hooker and Sheridan streets

(Oct. 17, 2019) – Sinkholes discovered in a northbound lane of SW Barbur Boulevard between Hooker and Sheridan streets will require emergency repairs and lane closures by Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) crews beginning tomorrow, Oct. 18 from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. to address immediate safety concerns. Repair work will continue on Tuesday, Oct. 22 through Thursday, Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. 

Please avoid the 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.

Learn what you can expect in our work zones and how you can help everyone stay safe by watching this video:

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