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News Release
Traffic Alert: Detour Coming to Front Street NE - 09/21/23

Salem, Ore. — The City of Salem is warning drivers that use Front Street NE near Market Street NE and River Street NE that a detour will be in place beginning September 25, 2023, through October 9, 2023, for necessary railroad and pavement repairs. 

The work is in coordination with Portland & Western Railroad Inc. The Front Street NE road closures will be set in place with detours that will allow for some local access. The closure will include any streets crossing Front Street through this area. 

The Current Road Conditions Map on the City of Salem website provides up-to-date information on scheduled or emergency road closures in Salem.  For additional information, please contact the City of Salem at 503-588-6211 or

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