Sections of several downtown streets will be closed July 12-15 during the removal of the construction crane that was used to construct Multnomah County’s new Central Courthouse downtown.
Central Courthouse Project News
The removal of the construction tower crane for Multnomah County's new Central Courthouse at the corner of SW Madison and SW First has been postponed from the weekend of June 21-24 until July.
The east sidewalk on SW First Ave. will be closed between SW Madison St. and SW Jefferson St. in downtown starting the week of December 10 due to construction work related to the Central Courthouse.
The traditional “topping out” ceremony marked another major milestone in the long-awaited project to replace the county’s century-old downtown courthouse.
The historic Jefferson Station building at the corner of SW Jefferson Street and SW 1st Avenue is being renovated for integration into the new Multnomah County Central Courthouse.
A night shift will be working from 10 pm to 4 am Monday through Thursday on construction of the Central Courthouse, to maximize use of the construction crane.
Construction of Multnomah County’s central courthouse is on schedule and on budget, county commissioners were told at a briefing on January 30, 2018.
The Multnomah County Board of Commissioners approved a Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) for construction of the new Multnomah County Central Courthouse at a board meeting on September 28.
Several downtown streets will be closed the weekend of June 23-25 during erection of the construction crane for the new Central Courthouse. The work will be completed during non-commute hours.
Construction Update: Excavation of soil and installation of shoring walls is in progress at the construction site.
SW Madison Street will be closed between SW First Ave. and SW Naito Parkway between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. at times March 21-30 during relocation of utilities required for the new county courthouse.
Utility relocation work has begun at night at the west end of the Hawthorne Bridge, in preparation for construction of the new Central Courthouse.