The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation advises the traveling public that a closure will be necessary on SE Belmont Street between SE 33rd Avenue and SE 34th Avenue beginning Thursday, Sept. 29, through Friday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays. The closure is necessary for sewer construction, old trolley track removal, and street repair work. The public is advised to expect delays, travel cautiously, and observe all work zone signage.
Traffic will be flagged through this section of SE Belmont on Sept. 29 and Sept. 30 while the sewer work is completed. Beginning Oct. 3 through Oct. 7, two detours will be in effect to accomplish the trolley track removal. Eastbound trafficon SE Belmont St will be detoured onto SE 30th Ave, south to SE Hawthorne Blvd or north to SE Stark St, east to SE Cesar Chavez Blvd, and back to SE Belmont St. Westbound traffic will be detoured onto SE Cesar Chavez Blvd, south to SE Hawthorne Blvd or north to SE Stark St, west to SE 30th Ave, and back to SE Belmont St.
Local access will be provided to residents and businesses. Both sidewalks will be kept open for pedestrians and bicyclists.
Visit www.portlandonline.com/transportation for updates. This work is weather-dependent, and the schedule may change.