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PHB's Metro Bond + TIF Opportunity Solicitation (M-BOS) for Affordable Housing Projects

The Portland Housing Bureau (PHB) has released a Metro Bond + TIF Opportunity Solicitation to provide up to $39.8 million in capital funding from the Metro Regional Housing Bond and Tax Increment Financing from the Interstate Corridor Urban Renewal Area (ICURA) for affordable housing development.

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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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Discussion Draft of the Naito Main Street / Ross Island Bridgehead Land Use Plan available for review

Although the planning project is on indefinite hiatus, the draft land use plan is now available for public review and comment.

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Willamette River Crossing Project Update - July 2022

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Draft design guidelines for the South Portland Historic District are ready for review and comment

Portlanders can read the Proposed Draft of the South Portland Historic District Design Guidelines, then testify to the Historic Landmarks Commission at a July 11 public hearing.

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CANCELLED Advisory: Environmental Services responding to sewage seeping along ground to Willamette River in Dunthorpe neighborhood

This incident is resolved. Environmental Services’ investigation determined that no sewage release occurred. The one-time test that showed a high bacteria level was due to bacteria in the environment, likely from birds, dogs, racoons, or other sources.

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SW Capitol Highway to close to through traffic throughout April from SW Taylors Ferry Road to SW Garden Home Road for stormwater pipe installation

The closure will be in place from Monday through Thursday each week from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. from March 28 to the end of April as part of the SW Capitol Highway: Multnomah Village - West Portland project.

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Three New Portland Housing Bond Projects Selected: Projected to Exceed Goals by 43 Percent

The Portland Housing Bureau has awarded funding to three new projects with the remaining funds from Portland’s Housing Bond. The new projects bring the projected total affordable homes produced through the city’s first housing bond to 1,859—housing for an estimated 3,834 people.

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SW Naito Parkway fully reopens to motor vehicles following final traffic signal activation

Work on two-way bikeway continues, will open for people biking mid-February

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Completion of Better Naito Forever means the return of PP&R’s world-famous Mill Ends Park

The world-famous Mill Ends Park has moved to a new location as the City completes permanent bike, sidewalk improvements nearby. The park is celebrated internationally for its quirky history and existence.

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PBOT urges everyone to plan ahead, take public transit, obey parking & traffic laws, to have your best shot at the MLS Cup Final on Saturday

The Portland Bureau of Transportation welcomes the MLS Cup to Providence Park at noon on Saturday, and urges the traveling public to plan ahead if traveling to or through the western side of downtown, and be extra mindful of traffic and parking rules. Don't get a Red Card from parking enforcement!

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New year, new investments: PBOT to break ground on nine new projects in Portland’s Central City in 2022

Nine new projects will begin construction in 2022. The projects, which emerge from the City Council-approved Central City in Motion and Rose Lane Project plans, are designed to improve the speed and reliability of transit, provide dedicated space for people who bike, and to make streets safer regard

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Night work at SW Multnomah Boulevard and 40th Avenue on Thursday, Dec. 9

Flaggers will direct traffic in all directions on SW Multnomah Boulevard at SW 40th Avenue from 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 9 until 6 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 10.

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Willamette River Crossing - October 2021

Our investment in this project will make sure we can deliver water to hospitals, fire fighters, local businesses, and 360,000 residents on the west side of the river after an earthquake.

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Expect delays eastbound across the Hawthorne Bridge tomorrow as crews adjust new traffic signals

Crews working for the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) will adjust the louvers in the traffic signal heads to improve visibility of the signals.

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Plan ahead for trips to Washington Park—Next phase in reservoir project requires road closure

Visitors to Washington Park, including the Portland Japanese Garden and Portland International Rose Test Garden, should plan for limited parking options in September due to construction near the new reservoir. Easy access to parking is available using Washington Park's free shuttle service.

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Temporary traffic delays and lane closures on SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway and SW Capitol Highway on Wednesday, Sept. 29

Crews will be delivering and unloading 100-foot steel girders for the Red Electric Trail Bridge project

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Washington Park Update

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