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Route advisory: 40-Mile Loop closure in Troutdale through February 3rd

Posted by on January 30th, 2017 at 1:10 pm

Notice of Trail Closure on 40-mile loop.

Trail users should plan for the section of the 40-mile loop between Sundial Rd. and Graham Rd. in Troutdale to be closed during daylight hours from Monday January 23 to Friday January 27 and again from Monday January 30 to Friday February 3, 2017.

Heavy Machinery will be operating on the path. Trail users should stay off the trail on these dates and use an alternate route via Marine Drive and Frontage Road.

This section of the 40-mile loop is on top of a federally constructed levee system. The levee under the path is being evaluated for compliance with safety standards set by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The results of the test will be used to identify areas of risk, necessary repairs, and to assess needs for flood risk management.

Additional closures along the 40 mile loop adjacent to Marine Dr. will be necessary in February. We are working to minimize disruption and delay as much as possible.

For more information about the closure, a map of the closure and detour route, or any further questions about Levee Ready Columbia, please contact Joel Schoening at (503) 281-5675 or visit our website.

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