Construction for the streetcar has been disrupting car and bike traffic on the eastside and NW for, like, FOREVER (it feels like... actually, it's been 11 months) but now a different rail project will be booting bike and pedestrian commuters from a busy route. Construction of the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Bridge will close a section of the Eastbank Esplanade from May 9th through the 27th. The detour is pretty easy, though it's in an area with a lot of construction so there's always big trucks pulling in and out. Be careful! Here's the detour map: