PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – Sinkholes on Southwest Barbur Boulevard between Hooker Street and Sheridan Street will require emergency repairs and lane closures, the Portland Bureau of Transportation says.

The sinkholes were discovered in a northbound lane of Southwest Barbur Boulevard.

Crews will begin work Friday from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. to address immediate safety concerns. They’ll resume work Tuesday, Oct. 22 through Thursday, Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area if possible and expect delays while crews are working.

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