St. Johns Bridge Closures Coming


The St. Johns Bridge will close for five nights starting 10 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24 for maintenance and inspection.

The bridge will close from 10 p.m. Monday until 5 a.m. the following morning and the schedule will repeat Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday nights with the work completed no later than 5 a.m. Saturday.

The closures are needed for maintenance and for the biennial bridge inspection.

Detours

• On the bridge’s east side, in St. Johns, travelers should take North Lombard Street to Interstate 5 south to Interstate 405 south over the Fremont Bridge to westbound U.S. 30.

• On the bridge’s west side, in Northwest Portland, travelers should take U.S. 30 east to northbound Interstate 405 over the Fremont Bridge to northbound I-5 to North Lombard Street, U.S. 30 Bypass.

Emergency vehicles will be allowed over the bridge during the closure times. The last two scheduled TriMet buses of the night, at 10:04 p.m. and 11:05 p.m., will also be allowed to cross each night.