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Portland Water Bureau

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TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Water System Maintenance Closes NE 33rd Ave. between Thompson and Knott streets Evening of Thursday Dec. 10

Portland Water Bureau crews will perform water system maintenance at the intersection of Northeast 33rd Avenue and Northeast Brazee Street from 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10 to 6 a.m. Friday, Dec. 11. The work requires that Northeast 33rd Ave. be closed to all traffic between Thompson and Knott streets.

Both north and southbound traffic on Northeast 33rd Avenue will be detoured around the construction site on Northeast 32nd Place. Traffic signs will direct travelers around the closure area.

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 serves water to almost a million people in the Portland area. Portland’s water system includes two great water sources, 53 tanks and reservoirs, and 2,200 miles of pipes. With 600 employees working on everything from water treatment to customer service, the Water Bureau is committed to serving excellent water every minute of every day.