Portland Metro Wednesday Traffic: Fleet Week ships arrive and a bridges go up, design delays

The Rose Festival Fleet pulls into a pier during Portland’s Tom McCall Waterfront Park commencement around 3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday afternoons. Commuters who use several of Portland’s Willamette River bridges will knowledge delays as many of them will need to arise for ships to pass under.

SOUTHEAST PORTLAND 7:54 a.m.; Crash on Southeast 76th Avenue and East Burnside Street involving a car and a bicyclist.


DOWNTOWN 7:51 a.m.; Crash on a right shoulder I-5 northbound nearby a Moda Center. Traffic subsidy onto a Marquam Bridge, northbound.

Update 8:20 a.m.; Cleared.


BEAVERTON 7:50 a.m.; Crash and a fuel brief restraint a right line U.S. 26 eastward nearby Murray Boulevard.

Update 8:06 a.m.; Cleared.


GRESHAM 7:30 a.m.; Injury pile-up reported on Southeast Hogan Avenue during Powell Boulevard.


All MAX lines will knowledge delays for Steel Bridge lifts. TriMet train lines roving opposite a Broadway, Steel and Burnside bridges will also be delayed. Consider regulating a train line that crosses a stream regulating a Hawthorne or Ross Island bridges to minimize delays.

Expect identical disruptions on Thursday as a residue of a swift arrives Thursday afternoon.

Also Wednesday a Junior Rose Festival Parade winds by a Hollywood District from 1-2 p.m. Expect delays and detours if roving Northeast Sandy Boulevard from 52nd-40th avenues.

Big changes entrance for East Vancouver drivers who use a southbound exit to Mill Plain Boulevard from I-205.

Starting 5 a.m., Saturday, Jun 11 a new exit ramp will open that runs together to a interstate. Drivers will exit a turnpike roughly a mile north of where a aged exit was located. And here’s a rub, if we skip a exit to Mill Plain Boulevard your subsequent exit is SR 14 and will take we good out of your way. For some-more on a new exit change, check a WSDOT website.

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