Traffic advisory: paving on Swan Island

The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation advises the traveling public that street improvements will require lane closures of N Anchor Street from N Channel Avenue to N Basin Avenue AND a full closure of N Going Court from N Greeley Avenue to N Going Street beginning Wednesday, August 6 through Wednesday August 13, 7 a.m. through 5 p.m. each weekday. Some weekend work may occur. The lane closure and street closure will allow crews to grind and pave 1.43 lane miles. Traffic restrictions will be in place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays with some detours around N... read more

DTNA headquarters construction update – August

Josh Palmer, the project leader for Daimler Trucks North America’s headquarters project, presented DTNA’s construction plan at the June SIBA meeting. He stated that DTNA recognized that its Swan Island neighbors may be concerned about the possibility of disruptions on the Island during the construction process. Therefore, to keep fellow Swan Island businesses informed of upcoming aspects of the construction that may cause some level of disruption, DTNA has committed to provide SIBA with a monthly forward-looking construction update so that other businesses can plan accordingly. During the month of August, DTNA expects truck traffic to and from the construction... read more

Daimler breaks ground on new headquarters

Today Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) broke ground at the site of its new headquarters building on Swan Island. New construction will begin immediately. Governor Kitzhaber and Portland Mayor Hales were on hand to join the celebration. “With our roots firmly planted in Portland over 70 years ago, Daimler Trucks North America is proud to lay the foundation for continued prosperity with a headquarters campus designed for the company’s long-term business success and a world-class workplace for employees,” said Martin Daum, president and CEO of DTNA. “Daimler Trucks North America will remain an important part of Oregon’s economy by investing... read more