PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — One lane of West Burnside will be closed through April 10 as officials work to contain an active landslide, the Portland’ Bureau of Transportation said.
Crews responded to the slide early Tuesday morning and started clearing away trees and debris. Their work was originally expected to last into Wednesday, requiring the closure of the northernmost westbound lane near the intersection at NW 24th Place.
But in an update on Wednesday, PBOT said the lane closure will last through April 10 because crews need to make structural repairs to the catchment basin, remove more debris and cut back vegetation.
PBOT said the catchment basin did its job and collected most of the debris, preventing it from spilling across the roadway.
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