TriMet has launched a new website to, “provide you with detailed information about the Portland Mall MAX Light Rail Project.”
In addition to construction updates, photos, progress reports, monthly contests, and so on, the site has tips for cyclists navigating the construction:
5th and 6th avenues: Lanes will be open on 5th and 6th avenues between Union Station and PSU. Traffic will be restricted only in specific construction areas. Expect increased congestion during peak commute times (7–9 a.m. and 4–6 p.m.).
3rd and 4th avenues: During Mall construction, transit buses will be using 3rd and 4th avenues. As a result, peak times during the morning and evening commute may seem more congested than usual.
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