Interstate Bridge lifts to cause delays this week

A lot of the work is scheduled at night, but some will happen during the day

Midday on the Interstate 5 bridge spanning the Columbia River between Oregon and Washington states. (KOIN 6 News, Photojournalist Bill Cortez)
Midday on the Interstate 5 bridge spanning the Columbia River between Oregon and Washington states. (KOIN 6 News, Photojournalist Bill Cortez)

**UPDATE** ODOT has adjusted the schedule for maintenance Interstate Bridge lifts.  During the bridge lifts, you can expect up to 30 minute delays.

– Wednesday, June 22 to the morning of Thursday, June 23: Both directions of the Interstate Bridge will lift and close intermittently overnight from 10 p.m. through 6 a.m.

– Thursday, June 23 to the morning of Friday, June 24: Both directions of the Interstate Bridge will lift and close intermittently overnight from 10 p.m. through 6 a.m.

– Friday, June 24 to the morning of Saturday, June 25: Both directions of the Interstate Bridge will lift and close intermittently overnight from 10 p.m. through 6 a.m.

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Maintenance work will require bridge lifts on both the northbound and southbound spans of the I-5 Interstate Bridge this week.

A lot of the work is scheduled at night, but some will happen during the day delaying traffic up to 30 minutes. Here’s the schedule so you can plan the best route for your commute:

– Tuesday, June 21: The northbound span of the Interstate Bridge will lift and close intermittently, from 5:30 to 6 a.m., noon to 2 p.m., and 10 p.m. to midnight.
– Wednesday, June 22: The southbound span of the Interstate Bridge will lift and close intermittently, from 5:30 to 6 a.m., noon to 2 p.m., and 10 p.m. to midnight.
– Thursday, June 23: The northbound span of the Interstate Bridge will lift and close intermittently throughout the day, from midnight to 5 a.m. and again from 10 p.m. to midnight.
– Friday, June 24: The southbound span of the Interstate Bridge will lift and close intermittently throughout the morning, from midnight to 5 a.m.
– Friday, June 24 to the morning of Saturday, June 25: Both directions of the Interstate Bridge will lift and close intermittently, overnight, from 10 p.m. to 8 a.m.

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