Crew to focus on road and rails this week.
Catch basins, impact panels and rails to be installed this week.
NW Cornelius Pass Road will reopen to traffic around 5 pm today, Friday, October 18 after a 13-week closure for construction of safety improvements.
Deck panels to be installed this week.
Final lift paving is scheduled Oct. 14 and 15.
The contractor is aiming to reopen the full length of Cornelius Pass Road by 5 pm on Friday, October 18. The main remaining task is paving the realigned curve at NW 8th Ave.
A biennial structural inspection of the Stark Street Bridge over the Sandy River is scheduled Thursday to Friday, October 17-18 from 8 am to 4 pm. The bridge will be closed during daytime work hours.
Bridge deck panels to be placed this week.
The contractor is on schedule to fully reopen the road the evening of Friday, October 18. Guardrail and permanent safety signs are being added, and a sharp curve near NW 8th Ave. is being realigned.
Construction crew will continue this week with concrete backfill and building retaining walls.
The contractor is installing guardrail, permanent safety signs and anchors for protective rock netting in the S curves north of Skyline. The road is scheduled to reopen by the evening of Oct. 18.
Multnomah County Transportation plans to reopen NW Cornelius Pass Road to traffic in mid-October, but construction of safety improvements on the road will continue in 2020.