Portland Metro Monday Traffic: Willamette Park Entrance at Nebraska Closed for Paving

The entrance to Willamette Park is closed to all vehicles. (

Portland Parks & Recreation closed the Nebraska Avenue entrance to Willamette Park on Monday morning to all vehicles for the re-paving of the main entrance road. There will be no ramp access for boats on trailers. The park can still be entered on foot or by bicycle. The closure lasts through Wednesday, July 12.

BANFIELD 6:45 a.m.; Brush fire has the right lane closed I-84 eastbound near 12th Avenue. Expect delays from the ramps from I-5 northbound.


Over the weekend, ODOT closed the ramp from Interstate 5 northbound to OR 217 northbound. The closure caused a long backup on I-5 and even a crash on Sunday morning in the detour zone. Crews were grinding the flyover ramp deck and adding new signs and new double white lane dividers. Drivers should be aware that lane changes are now illegal on the flyover ramp.

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Spring road construction is in full swing on Portland area roads.

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