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Fire Line Repair Closes Southwest Alder Street between Fourth and Fifth Avenues

Portland Water Bureau crews are responding to a fire line break on Southwest Alder Street between Fourth and Fifth avenues.  

Southwest Alder will remain closed between Fourth and Fifth avenues until repairs are completed later today.

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 work site. 

The Portland Water Bureau’s Maintenance & Construction crews are ready to respond to emergencies, including water main breaks, 24-hours a day, seven days a week. On average, crews respond to 200 main breaks a year.