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Expect lane closures on East Burnside at 122nd Avenue for pavement repair

(May 23, 2023) The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) advises the traveling public to expect intermittent lane closures at the intersection of East Burnside and 122nd Avenue from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24.

Traffic Advisory


Traffic Advisory: Two intersections to close on SW Capitol Highway, May 15-19, as transformative Multnomah Village construction project nears completion

Two short-term traffic impacts next week as final paving begins on the SW Capitol Highway: Multnomah Village – West Portland Project.

Traffic Advisory


Traffic Advisory: NE 33rd Avenue Bridge over Lombard to be fully closed for final stages of repair starting Tuesday, May 16, to reopen mid-summer

The bridge and all its ramps will be closed as crews lift the bridge and fix a cracked concrete support column discovered after the summer 2021 heat dome

Traffic Advisory


Traffic Advisory: New weight limits on NE 28th Avenue Bridge over Interstate 84

The 115-year-old bridge, the first and oldest reinforced concrete bridge in Oregon, can no longer support heavy freight and emergency vehicles.

Traffic Advisory


News Release: Celebrate Bike Month and enjoy the freedom of car-free streets at Sunday Parkways on May 7

The first Portland Sunday Parkways Presented by Kaiser Permanente of 2023 will take place in East Portland and visit Gateway Discovery, Ventura, and Lincoln parks.

Press release


April Safe Routes News and Resources

Updated News article


Traffic Advisory: PBOT begins construction on SW Jefferson Bus and Bike Improvement project

Construction will continue through June with intermittent lane closures, parking restrictions and traffic delays 

Traffic Advisory


News Release: PBOT kicks off street sweeping and parking pilot in the South Park Blocks

Both sides of northbound SW Park Avenue between Clay and Main streets will have new parking requirements to allow for a weekly sweep of the roadway.

News article



PBOT and Lyft announce BIKETOWN fleet expansion to 2,000 e-bikes

To celebrate Earth Day, BIKETOWN will feature free rides on Saturday, April 22, specially branded bikes, and a new BIKETOWN station made with Nike Grind

News article


Traffic Advisory: Portland Streetcar night testing in South Waterfront starting April 23

PBOT personnel will be testing propulsion and braking on a new streetcar vehicle that will be put into service this summer.

News article


Advisory: PBOT releases its 2022 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Title II Public Right of Way Transition Plan Update

The annual Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Title II Public Right of Way Transition Plan report shares the progress being made to modify transportation system elements such as audible pedestrian signals and curb ramps.

Public notice


Expect delays tonight traveling through the Central Eastside on E Burnside and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Travelers can expect delays eastbound on the Burnside Bridge and southbound on Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard overnight on Thursday, April 6, from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. on Friday morning

Traffic Advisory


PBOT Vision Zero March 2023 Newsletter

Updated Newsletter


March Safe Routes News and Resources

Updated Newsletter


February Safe Routes News and Resources

Updated Newsletter


Why we say “crash” not “accident”

We’re inviting our community to change the way we talk about crashes, and in doing so, change the broad cultural perception that crashes are inevitable. A Vision Zero approach refuses to accept traffic violence as a byproduct of “just the way things are.” So, will you join us?

Blog post


Winter Travel Advisory: Snow, hail could create hazardous travel conditions Friday and Saturday

Be prepared for worse conditions than expected, as forecasts come with uncertainty about timing and amount of snow

Traffic Advisory


Expect delays on Thursday night traveling through the Central Eastside on E Burnside and Grand Avenue

Travelers can expect delays eastbound on the Burnside Bridge and northbound on Grand Avenue overnight on Thursday, March 16, from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. on Friday morning

Updated Traffic Advisory


PBOT invites Portlanders to step into spring with SW Strolls community walks every first Saturday of the month

Preview the newly built sidewalks on SW Capitol Highway between Barbur and Multnomah boulevards while discovering hidden gems of Southwest Portland

Press release