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TRAFFIC ADVISORY 03/08/16: SE 49th Avenue Between SE Salmon & SE Hawthorne Streets Closed to Through Traffic Due to Water Main Work

From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow, Mar. 9, 2016, Southeast 49th Avenue between Southeast Salmon and Southeast Hawthorne streets will be closed to through traffic in both directions while the Portland Water Bureau’s Maintenance & Construction crews conduct water main work.

Street closure due to water main workFlaggers will direct Southeast 49th Avenue residents safely through the project worksite. Sidewalks on Southeast 49th Avenue will remain open.

Approximately 29 households and one apartment complex will be out of water service for five to seven hours while work is completed. Affected residents have been notified.

The traveling public is reminded to stay alert and use caution as traffic may suddenly slow or stop. To avoid traffic delays, motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes around the project worksite.

Crews will return to the site on a future date to complete paving, which is dependent on weather.