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.
• 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.