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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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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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Coming in 2022
Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R), in partnership with Metro, the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) as well as many community partners, is working to create a safe path for bicycles and pedestrians to cross Columbia Boulevard at Chimney Park.
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Completed
Completed Spring 2020
Thanks to funding from the Parks Replacement Bond, new play pieces were installed at 19 playgrounds, and drainage repairs were made at 11 playgrounds.
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Completed
Now open
Thanks to funding from the Parks Replacement Bond and a contribution from System Development Charges, outdated play structures have been replaced with safe and updated play equipment and rubberized safety surfacing at Creston Park's playground.
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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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Under construction
Expected Completion in December 2020
Thanks to funding from the Parks Replacement Bond, East Portland Community Center's parking lot is getting ADA accessibility improvements.
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Active
Ongoing
On September 4, 2019 City Council heard a Report from Procurement on the Regular Agenda to accept the Guaranteed Maximum Price of $978,978 from McKinstry to implement Phase 1 of the ESPC and enter into the Design-Build Contract for Phase 1 work.
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Coming in 2022
The Errol Heights Park Master Plan concept design is for a 16-acre park, with plans to protect and restore the lower natural wetland and riparian areas, improve and expand existing trails for ADA access, and develop the upper plateau land for play areas, picnics and gardening.
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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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In planning
Opening expected in summer 2021
A new, more inclusive and accessible play area will replace the playground at SW 37th Avenue and SW Vermont Street.
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Gateway Green provides a much-needed site for off-road cycling and other outdoor recreation in East Portland. When fully built, a system of soft-surface and paved multi-use trails will allow visitors to explore the unique site and connect to the regional trail and cycling network.
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Completed
Completed Fall 2019
Gilbert Primary Park had some of the oldest play equipment in the parks system, dating back to the late 1960s. A new playground and ADA pathway improvements were installed at Gilbert Primary Park, thanks to funding from the Parks Replacement Bond.
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Active
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Hillside Park’s grass athletic field will be closed from August 27, 2018, through March 1, 2019, while undergoing much-needed renovation.
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Coming in 2021
In 2013, a robust Laurelwood Park Vision and Master Plan was completed and approved with the intent to create a signature public space that will serve as a centerpiece for the continued development along the SE Foster Road corridor.
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Completed
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
Expected to be complete in late fall 2020
The Parks Replacement Bond-funded electrical systems project is completed. Roof replacement work will begin in summer 2020. 
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Thanks to funding from the Parks Replacement Bond, Montavilla Community Center got a new roof and new heating/cooling units (HVAC). 
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Coming in 2021
In March 2019, Portland Parks & Recreation received a safety and structural stability assessment of Montavilla Park’s picnic shelter. The report indicates that the structure is presumed to be unsafe and must be removed to ensure visitor safety.