Transportation and roads

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News and Notices


PBOT restores six lanes to North Going Street Bridge, completing permanent repairs from Union Pacific Railroad derailment crash

Crews with the Portland Bureau of Transportation restriped the lanes on the North Going Street Bridge this week, restoring the three full travel lanes in each direction. Union Pacific will cover the city's costs for making the repairs.

Updated Traffic Advisory


Advisory: PBOT releases its 2021 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Title II Public Right of Way Transition Plan Update

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is committed to ensuring an accessible transportation system for all users, while being transparent with the public in how work gets completed.

Public notice


Commissioner Hardesty approves new Pedestrian Design Guide, helping add more space for trees while preserving access for people with disabilities and other pedestrians

The first new rules for sidewalks in 24 years will help Portland fight climate change by forging a compromise that allows space for people and trees

Updated Press release


Pickup/drop-off zones, protected bike lane coming to SW Broadway in summer 2022

This summer, the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) will begin converting existing Hotel Zones along SW Broadway to three-minute pickup/drop-off zones.

Blog post


Construction and Maintenance

Utility relocations begin March 2022. Construction begins late spring 2022..
Construction from June 2021 to December 2022
Construction to start back up in spring of 2022
Construction: September 2021 - August 2022