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Sellwood Bridge Field Work Notice for April 1

Field Work Notice - April 1, 2016

TRAFFIC ALERTS

  • The Sellwood Bridge will be closed to motor vehicles only from 7 am on Saturday, April 16 to no later than 6 am on Monday, April 18 for construction work. The bridge will remain open to bicyclists and pedestrians, with short delays at times. The closure will allow the contractor to set up two cranes on the bridge deck that will lower falsework from the underside of the deck.
  • An outside lane of Hwy. 43 is sometimes closed north of the bridge during off peak hours on weekdays.
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Sellwood Bridge Field Work Notice for March 25

Removing railings of old Sellwood Bridge

Removing railings of old Sellwood Bridge

Field Work Notice - March 25, 2016

TRAFFIC ALERTS 

  • After 9 am on Wednesday, March 30, the contractor will shift the southbound traffic lane from Hwy. 43 at the west end of the bridge to begin a new construction phase. This is a relatively minor change but traffic delays are expected for several hours during the shift.
  • The outside southbound lane of Hwy. 43 is sometimes closed north of the bridge between 7 am and 4 pm on weekdays.
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Sellwood Bridge Field Work Notice for March 18

Concrete deck and railings removed from east end of old bridge

Concrete deck and railings removed from east end of old bridge

Field Work Notice - March 18, 2016

TRAFFIC ALERTS

  • The outside southbound lane of Hwy. 43 is sometimes closed north of the bridge between 7 am and 4 pm on weekdays.
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Sellwood Bridge Field Work Notice for March 11

Inspecting truss of detour bridge before removing deck

Inspecting truss of detour bridge before removing deck

Field Work Notice - March 11, 2016

BRIDGE OPENING VIDEOS

If you missed the farewell candlelight walk on February 25 for the old bridge or the opening celebration for the new bridge on February 27, check out the links in this section to watch videos of the events.

TRAFFIC ALERTS

The outside southbound lane of Hwy. 43 is sometimes closed north of the bridge between 7 am and 4 pm on weekdays.

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