This will likely be the last field work notice until the week of June 13 due to staff schedules.
Highway 43: Along Highway 43 north and south of the bridge, concrete will be poured next week for the foundations of permanent traffic signs. Outside traffic lanes will be closed during some non-peak hours for the concrete pours.Read More
The Sellwood Bridge reopened to traffic at 8:15 pm tonight, ahead of schedule. The bridge was closed to traffic at 6 am today so that 13 concrete girders could be installed for four spans of the east approach to the new bridge. The girders weighed up to 75,000 pounds each.
Friday, May 20 Bridge Closure: The Sellwood Bridge will be closed to all users from 6 am on Friday, May 20 until as late as 6 am on Saturday, May 21 during installation of concrete girders for the north half of the east approach. The Ross Island and Abernethy (I-205) bridges are the nearest alternate routes. A news alert will be sent out as soon as the bridge reopens.Read More
Hwy. 43 northbound through lane opens: The northbound through lane of Hwy. 43 has opened on the lower level of the interchange. Both through lanes are now open, eliminating the need for through traffic to pass the traffic signal on the upper level.
Friday, May 20 Bridge Closure: A bridge closure is planned from 6 am on Friday, May 20 until as late as 6 am on Saturday, May 21 to allow the contractor to install pre-stressed concrete girders for the north half of the east approach. The closure will impact motor vehicles, bicyclists and pedestrians.Read More