ODOT crews removing rotten trees in SE Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. – Oregon Department of Transportation crews are removing eight rotten trees along Southeast McLoughlin Boulevard.

ODOT says the trees are “in immediate danger of falling into the roadway.”

Crews are removing the trees near S.E. Bybee. The work will require periodic traffic stops and the closure of the right lane on OR 99E. The work is expected to be complete by 3 p.m.

ODOT says drivers in the area should expect delays.