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UPDATED Traffic Advisory: Street Improvements to Close Lanes on SW Capitol Highway from SW Nebraska Street to 200' South of SW 26th Avenue March 16-18

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Update: The schedule has changed from the earlier advisory. This work will take place from March 16-18.


The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation advises the traveling public that street improvements will require lane closures on SW Capitol Highway from SW Nebraska Street to 200' south of SW 26th Avenue from Thursday, March 12 through Monday, March 16 from 7 a.m. through 5 p.m. each weekday.

The lane closures will allow crews to prepare .58 lane miles of the street for paving at a later date.

PBOT street improvement crews work through the winter, adjusting tasks based on weather conditions. Crews will grind down old asphalt and prepare street surfaces for paving even in rainy conditions. They will return to complete paving during a window of dry weather.

Streets with ground down surfaces are open for travel. Lane closures are only in effect during project hours. Access will be maintained for businesses and residents during the project.

The traveling public is advised to expect delays while repairs are being made. We ask the public to travel cautiously, observe all lane closures and directions by flaggers, and use alternate routes if possible.

This work is weather-dependent and the schedule may change