PBOT adds new curb ramps at Hawthorne and César E. Chávez boulevards

Traffic Advisory
Starting on June 2nd, contractors working for PBOT will add new curb ramps at the intersection of Hawthorne and César E. Chávez boulevards. Work will require intermittent lane and sidewalks closures.

(June 1, 2021) On Wednesday, June 2, contractors with the Portland Bureau of Transportation will begin installing and updatingfour curb ramps at the intersection of SE Hawthorne and César E. Chávez boulevardsThese four ramps are part of PBOT’s larger effort to improve 180 ramps along SE Hawthorne Boulevard. These updates will make accessing shops, restaurants and residences along SE Hawthorne Boulevard easier and safer for all Portlanders.

Construction will occur weekdays from 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., and will last approximately ten days.Construction is weather-dependent and these dates are subject to change.  

Area residents and businesses should expect intermittent lane closuresAt times, construction will require full sidewalk closures and pedestrian detours. Pedestrian detours will be signed

Expect dust, noise, vibrations, and heavy equipment on SE Hawthorne and César E. Chávez boulevards. As always, please keep crews safe by following all traffic control signs and flaggers while travelling through or near work zones. 

To learn more and sign up for construction updates, visit: portland.gov/hawthorne-repave