Wet weather closes Multnomah County roads

Southeast Pipeline Road is completely closed near the 31700 block due to flooding and a sinkhole

SE Pipeline Road in Gresham was flooded Sunday, February 5, 2017. (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — It didn’t take long for wet weather to cause road problems in Multnomah County on Sunday afternoon.

This sinkhole is part of what closed Southeast Pipeline Road on Sunday. February 5, 2017, (MCSO)
This sinkhole is part of what closed Southeast Pipeline Road on Sunday. February 5, 2017, (MCSO)

The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office said Southeast Pipeline Road is completely closed near the 31700 block due to flooding and a sinkhole. They encouraged drivers to avoid the area.

One lane of East Historic Columbia River Highway was closed at the Start Street Bridge due to a landslide.

Stay tuned to KOIN 6 News for more road updates as they become available.

This landslide closed one lane of the East Historic Columbia River Highway at the Stark Street Bridge on Sunday. February 5, 2017, (MCSO)
This landslide closed one lane of the East Historic Columbia River Highway at the Stark Street Bridge on Sunday. February 5, 2017, (MCSO)