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News Release: Construction begins next week on the SW Broadway Bike Improvements project, interim improvements on SW Main Street 

The project will complete a comfortable, safe southbound bicycle connection from the Broadway Bridge to I-405. 
Construction will continue through September and include intermittent lane closures, parking restrictions and traffic delays. 

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The Blumenauer Bridge is open to the public

On July 31, PBOT officially opened the Congressman Blumenauer Bicycle & Pedestrian Bridge! Crossing I-84 and connecting the Lloyd and Central Eastside districts, the new bridge is already benefiting businesses, commuters, and residents in the area. It also acts as a link in the Green Loop.

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Work on Sellwood Water System Impacts Southeast Tacoma Street starting August 9

Portland Water Bureau contractors are temporarily closing one lane of traffic on SE Tacoma Street at SE 19th Avenue on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for up to a week starting August 9, 2022. There will be additional closures at this intersection throughout the summer and fall.

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City Council Approves $100,000 in Environmental Services grants to community groups for watershed restoration

Environmental Services’ Community Watershed Stewardship Program has provided grants to community groups for 27 years. Council now approved this year’s funding for natural area plantings and other initiatives that restore watershed health and cultivate community stewardship.

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SE Lambert and 19th Avenue Water Main Replacement - Late July 2022

Read our late July e-newsletter for an update on the water main replacement project happening along SE Lambert and 19th Avenue.

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News release: Transportation projects in East Portland will deliver safer routes and better employment connections for thousands of Portlanders.

PBOT's $26.2 M investment in East Portland aims to improve job access and street safety

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News Release: New Car-Free Plaza in Old Town Helps Energize the Downtown Neighborhood

Couch Street Plaza, the newest addition to PBOT’s Public Street Plazas program, will host numerous special events this summer and beyond

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Portland City Council shares praise, gratitude for Bureau of Planning and Sustainability’s Climate Emergency Workplan

Public comment remains open until second hearing on Wednesday, August 24

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Portland City Council unanimously approves largest single investment in climate justice in City history

$107 million will fund 65 projects fighting climate change as nation faces unrelenting heatwaves, wildfires, drought and other extreme weather events.

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Cully Neighborhood Street Improvement Project: Design Update

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) and the Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) will improve several local streets in the Cully neighborhood by paving gravel streets, adding sidewalks, building stormwater infrastructure, and slowing traffic with speed bumps and stop signs.

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SE Lambert and 19th Avenue Water Main Replacement - mid-July 2022

Read our mid-July e-newsletter for an update on the water main replacement project happening along SE Lambert and 19th Avenue.

Newsletter


Traffic Advisory: A smoother street is coming to N Baltimore Avenue between N Bradford and Lombard streets starting Monday, July 18

Paving work begins Monday, July 18 on N Baltimore Avenue between N Bradford and Lombard streets, as part of the Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) ongoing street maintenance program.

Traffic Advisory


Willamette River Crossing Project Update - July 2022

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New Red Electric Bridge is now open in Southwest Portland

The Red Electric Bridge, a part of the Red Electric Trail is now completed and ready for use. The Red Electric Bridge is located in Southwest Portland between SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway and SW Capitol Highway.

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SE Lambert and 19th Avenue Water Main Replacement - July 2022

Read our July e-newsletter for an update on the water main replacement project happening along SE Lambert and 19th Avenue.

Newsletter


Bull Run Treatment Projects Update - June 2022

Newsletter


Join the Urban Forestry Commission

Joining the Urban Forestry Commission (UFC) is one of the most effective ways community members can help advocate and care for our city’s urban forest!

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Willamette River Crossing Project Update - June 2022

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