TriMet announced today that construction of their Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Transit Project will mean traffic detours beginning this month.
Of particular interest is the closure of the SE Powell overcrossing and a detour near the south end of the Eastbank Esplanade.
Beginning June 15th and continuing for "about a year" TriMet will be working on the demolition of the SE Powell Blvd overpass. The overpass will be closed through the summer of 2013 while a new structure is built in its place.
Below are more details from TriMet about the work they're doing as well as detour maps for both areas: (more...)