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Lane closure on SW Capitol Highway at SW Terwilliger Boulevard rescheduled for August 20 - 08/19/14
PORTLAND, OR - The westbound lane of SW Capitol Highway at the intersection of SW Terwilliger Boulevard will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday August 20, 2014 from 9 am to 3 pm, not today, August 19, as reported last night. Workers will close the lane to begin repairs to a broken sewer pipe damaged during water main construction.
Flaggers are stationed to pass traffic through safely. Motorists are reminded to stay alert and use caution as traffic may suddenly stop. Alternate routes are encouraged for motorists to avoid traffic delays.
Sewer repair work to close one lane of SW Capitol Highway at SW Terwilliger Boulevard - 08/18/14
PORTLAND, OR - The westbound lane of SW Capitol Highway at the intersection of SW Terwilliger Boulevard will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, August 19, 2014, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm to begin repairs to a broken sewer pipe damaged during water main construction.
Flaggers are stationed to pass traffic through safely. Motorists are reminded to stay alert and use caution as traffic may stop suddenly. Alternate routes are encouraged for motorists to avoid traffic delays.
For more project information, visit: www.portlandoregon.gov/water/swcarolina.
Portland Water Bureau pipe project impacts traffic on SW Terwilliger Boulevard and SW Capitol Highway - 08/07/14
PORTLAND, OR - Traffic is impacted by construction of the SW Carolina Pump Mains-Phase 2 project at the intersection of SW Terwilliger Boulevard and SW Capitol Highway. This also affects SW Terwilliger Boulevard from the intersection to SW Burlingame Terrace. This project began in July and will be completed in November.
Traffic impacts include:
* A short stretch of SW Terwilliger Boulevard, between SW Burlingame Terrace and SW Vincent Place, will be reduced to one lane of alternating traffic from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9. Both traffic lanes will reopen when the survey work is completed that same day.
* SW Terwilliger Boulevard will be intermittently reduced to one lane between the intersection of SW Capitol Highway and SW Burlingame Terrace beginning Aug. 7 to Oct. 15.
* Two lanes of traffic will be redirected by cones on SW Capitol Highway at the intersection with SW Terwilliger Boulevard. Both eastbound and westbound lanes will remain open.

Flaggers are stationed to pass traffic through safely. Motorists are reminded to stay alert and use caution as traffic may suddenly stop. Alternate routes are encouraged for motorists to avoid traffic delays.

For more information, visit www.portlandoregon.gov/water/swcarolina.