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Sellwood Bridge Field Work Notice for August 13

Backfilling Stephens Creek culvert for new driveway

Backfilling Stephens Creek culvert for new driveway

TRAFFIC ALERTS

Hwy. 43: 

  • A northbound lane will be closed north of the bridge on Monday, August 17 from 9 am to 3 pm during a concrete pour for the deck of the northeast ramp from the bridge to Hwy 43. Concrete trucks will exit the Macadam Bay driveway onto Hwy. 43, where a flagger will direct traffic.
  • A daytime single lane closure on Hwy. 43 (southbound) is planned from 7 am - 4 pm on weekdays next week.
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Sellwood Bridge Field Work Notice for August 6

Preparing for paving the south side of Tacoma at 6th Ave

Preparing for paving the south side of Tacoma at 6th Ave

Field Work Notice - August 6, 2015

TRAFFIC ALERTS

Hwy. 43: 

  • Night work on Hwy. 43 is postponed until the end of August.  The contractor will need 3 - 4 more nights to finish installation of the rockfall netting.
  • On Friday, Aug. 7 a concrete pour is scheduled to start at 6 am for the deck of the northeast ramp from the bridge to Hwy 43. Crews will arrive at 5 am. During the day 30 concrete trucks will exit the Macadam Bay driveway onto Hwy. 43, where a flagger will direct traffic.
  • A daytime single lane closure on Hwy. 43 (northbound, north of bridge) is scheduled Monday, Aug. 10, from 9 am to 3pm.
  • A daytime single lane closure on Hwy. 43 (southbound) is planned from 7 am - 4 pm on weekdays next week.

SE Tacoma and 6th Ave:  SE 6th Ave. will be closed on the south side of SE Tacoma St. during paving on Friday, Aug. 7.  The road will close before the morning commute and reopen by 5 pm.  SE 7th is the detour.

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Multnomah County to pay Portland $3.6 million for Sellwood Bridge work

By Tony Hernandez, The Oregonian - August 5, 2015

Related article

Multnomah County's $307.5 million Sellwood Bridge project isn't just about cars crossing the Willamette River.

County officials are planning to send millions of dollars to Portland's coffers for project-related work that impacts 15,000 water customers and hundreds others who use a trail near Willamette Moorage Park on the west side of the river north of the bridge.

Multnomah County plans to reimburse the city $3.6 million for work that city employees did on the project. Multnomah County commissioners are scheduled Thursday to vote on an agreement authorizing the payment.

Mike Pullen, county spokesman, said the $3.6 million does not increase the project's budget.

Read the full article on OregonLive.com.


Aerial Photo Gallery, May 2012 - July 2015

Aerial photo July 21, 2015

July 21, 2015

Updated August 4, 2015

Photos courtesy of the Oregon Department of Transportation.

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