By Lee Perlman
For the Hollywood Star News, June, 2010
Construction activity for the Portland Streetcar east side extension on the east side of the Willamette River should take a break this month, as activity shifts to the Pearl District and crews hold off on the Rose Quarter area to accommodate Rose Festival activity. However, from July 6 to September 10, the Broadway Bridge will be closed to auto traffic, and there will be construction on North and Northeast Broadway and Weidler streets during this period between the bridge and Victoria Avenue.
To the south, traffic is now flowing through its permanent course in the new Burnside-Couch Couplet. However, construction work continues on Burnside, beginning with the north side, restricting eastbound traffic movement.