Author Archives: Tim Becker

Elevator improvements to require intermittent closures of SE Portland’s Rhine-Lafayette Pedestrian Overpass


UPDATE: Construction begins November 26, with elevator closures beginning December 3 The Rhine-Lafayette Pedestrian Overpass in southeast Portland will be undergoing improvements to increase the reliability of the bridge’s elevators. The project will require the full closure of the Rhine-Lafayette overpass at times. We will install HVAC equipment inside the elevator towers to regulate the temperature […]

MAX Blue Line resumes regular service Sunday, Oct. 28 as Hillsboro MAX Improvements moves into final phase


New rail, switch machines, road repairs and station improvements increase MAX reliability and rider experience through Downtown Hillsboro MAX Blue Line will resume regular service at the start of service Sunday, Oct. 28, following a two-week disruption in Downtown Hillsboro. The seven-week project, part of TriMet’s Making Transit Better efforts, started September 17 and improves […]