Steel Bridge to be closed at times this week

Steel Bridge to be closed at times this week

PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Steel Bridge will be periodically closed for maintenance work this week, the Oregon Department of Transportation said.

Sections of the bridge will be closed during the following hours:

  • 9:30 - 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22: Paving work will stop westbound traffic for 20 minutes.
  • 9 p.m. Tuesday to 5 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23: The westbound upper deck of the Steel Bridge is closed.
  • 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23 to 12:01 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 24: The westbound upper deck of the Steel Bridge is closed.
  • 12:01 - 5 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 24: The eastbound upper deck of the Steel Bridge is closed.
  • 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 to 5 a.m., Friday, Oct. 25: The eastbound upper deck of the Steel Bridge is closed.

ODOT said the closures will affect all auto traffic, including buses. Bicyclists, walkers and MAX riders will not be affected.

Buses will use the Broadway and Burnside bridges.