Sunset, Timbers vs. LA, 6.15.18
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Water policy and Portland traffic advisory at Providence Park for Timbers-Dynamo game Saturday

Water Policy at Providence Park

  • Sealed water bottles and sports drinks are allowed into the stadium
  • A designated cooling station, located by the Alaska Airlines Plaza (Gate 4) will be provided and staffed by AMR
  • Increased water stations throughout the concourse

Traffic Advisory in Portland

The Oregon Department of Transportation has begun two interstate rehabilitation projects in summer 2018 that will impact Portland area drivers attempting to come to Providence Park

I-5 at I-84 Rehabilitation Project
The I-5 at I-84 Rehabilitation Project will replace aging concrete and steel on the interchange ramps that connect I-84 and I-5. Three of the four connecting ramps will require closure to all traffic 24-hours a day for up to two weeks each (only one ramp will close at a time).

I-5 Paving Project
The I-5 Repaving Project will repave both north and southbound lanes, including exit and entrance ramps, for six miles of I-5 between the Marquam and Interstate bridges. The project also will replace freeway signage, upgrade ADA ramps and replace the median barriers at a couple key locations.

Beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, July 27 to 5 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3: The right lane of the ramp from I-84 westbound to I-5 southbound will close. This means only one lane is open on I-84 westbound from Lloyd Center to I-5. The far left lane will remain open during this period.

The on-ramps to I-84 westbound from NE 82nd Avenue to I-5 will close from July 25-Aug. 6 and Aug. 17-Aug. 27. The off-ramps will remain open.

Follow signed detour routes. Please also see detour route maps for each project.

The latest information is available online for both the I-5 at I-84 Rehabilitation Project and I-5 Repaving Project.