PORTLAND, Ore. – Steer clear of eastbound Interstate 84 this weekend in Portland.
The eastbound lanes of the freeway will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday from I-5 to I-205 as part of a major repaving project.
It’s the first of three weekend closures. I-84 will also be closed westbound the weekends of July 19-22 and Aug. 3-5.
The Oregon Department of Transportation recommends Lombard St., Columbia Blvd., Sandy Blvd., Burnside St. and Powell Blvd. as alternate routes.
Expect long delays and congestion on all the eastbound alternate routes.
Map from ODOT of possible routes to avoid I-84:
View I-84 Paving Project: Alternate Routes in a larger map