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In November of 2014, Commissioners Fritz and Fish invited Portlanders to engage in a conversation about the future of Mt. Tabor reservoirs.
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The project includes historic restoration of Keller Fountain Park, Pettygrove Park, Lovejoy Fountain Park, and the Source Fountain. This project is in partnership with the Halprin Landscape Conservancy and funded by the Portland Open Space Sequence Local Improvement District and the City of Portland
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Active
This section of the Willamette Greenway Trail, the South Waterfront North Reach, will connect people to the Willamette River and help to restore habitat for fish and wildlife in the South Waterfront District and beyond.
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Completed
Completed October 2019
Portland’s 30-mile Wildwood Trail once suffered a major flaw: its crossing at Burnside Road. With an average 18,000 vehicles passing daily, hikers were forced to dodge traffic in their pursuit of nature. The Barbara Walker Crossing now enhances access to nature by making this crossing safe.
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Complete 2016
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) built a replacement bridge after the 122nd Avenue Bridge was damaged by heavy rains during winter storms in December 2015.
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In planning
Construction expected to start in Late Winter / Spring 2021
Mt. Tabor Yard serves as the central dispatch for PP&R maintenance and nursery services for about 140 employees who are responsible for maintaining parks facilities and services across the city.
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Active
Fall 2020 to spring 2022 (vegetation monitoring continues through 2024)
This project will strengthen the structural supports (known as trestles) that hold a water pipe near Kelly Creek and Beaver Creek in Gresham.
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Under construction
Construction: Summer 2020 - Winter 2021/22
Thanks to the Parks Replacement Bond, improvements will be made at the Urban Forestry Yard. The project includes construction of a new covered and secure storage area for large equipment and an enclosed shop building.
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In planning
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The master plan for SE 150th and Division Street Park reflects a collaborative effort involving neighbors and community groups to create a welcoming space with activities for people of all ages.
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Complete 2016
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) installed three new rapid flashing beacon crossings and filled in sidewalk gaps in areas along 122nd Avenue between SE Foster Road and NE Sandy Boulevard to improve safety for travelers.
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In planning
Construction slated to begin in Spring 2021
The Entrance and Nature Center provides an inclusive welcoming entrance to Forest Park. The Nature Center will showcase the park’s special character and its timeless importance to Portland and the greater region. 
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Completed in 2018
Lead-based paint was previously used on play equipment prior to 1980. This isn’t necessarily a problem until paint deteriorates and poses an exposure risk from inhalation of dust or ingestion of paint chips.
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Completed June 2018
The Portland Bureau of Transportation constructed new sidewalks on SE Flavel Street make it safer to walk to the MAX Green Line, the I-205 multi-use path, the Springwater Corridor, as well as shops and restaurants on 82nd Avenue.
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Engineering and design
Spring 2016 through Winter 2023
The Portland Water Bureau continues design and planning work to replace the water mains (pipes) serving NW Penridge, Skyline Crest, and Greenleaf Roads. These mains will be replaced with larger pipes to increase the flow of water to people's homes and to help put out fires.
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Completed 2018
This project replaces aging traffic signal infrastructure on SE Holgate Blvd and SE 104th Ave.
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Under construction
2016–2025
Construction at the Washington Park Reservoirs started in 2016 and will continue until 2025. Read on for the most recent update.
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Active
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Under construction
Summer 2020-Spring 2022
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Complete July 2019
A joint project of Prosper Portland and the Portland Bureau of Transportation, this project aimed to improve safety, operations, and access for people walking, biking, driving and taking transit.
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Completed Spring 2020
A new playground area, pathways, irrigation improvements, and other park amenities were added to Verdell Burdine Rutherford Park, thanks to funding from the Parks Replacement Bond and System Development Charges. Verdell Burdine Rutherford Park is located at SE 167th Avenue and SE Market Street.