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A smoother street is coming to NW Skyline Boulevard from NW Hawkins Boulevard to NW Cornell Road

Paving work begins this Monday, April 26 on NW Skyline Boulevard from NW Hawkins Boulevard to NW Cornell Road, as part of the Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) ongoing street maintenance program.

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PBOT to lower speed limit on 5.5 miles of 122nd Avenue to improve safety on a high crash corridor

The Portland Bureau of Transportation will reduce the speed limit from 35 mph to 30 mph on 122nd Avenue between NE Sandy Boulevard and SE Foster Road on Wednesday morning, April 21.

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Construction begins on the Red Electric Bridge in Southwest Portland, a major piece of future Red Electric Trail

Construction on the $4.7M Red Electric bridge and trail segment is expected to be complete in Spring 2022.

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PBOT launches Vision Zero dashboard with new data about the city's efforts to eliminate traffic deaths and improve road safety

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) introduces the Vision Zero dashboard, a new tool to help Portlanders better understand and track the bureau's efforts to eliminate deaths and serious injuries from Portland streets.

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Traffic Advisory: Paving begins on SE 136th Avenue project funded by Fixing Our Streets

Sidewalks, protected bike lanes and street lighting construction continue as project builds key connections to area schools and parks.

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News Blog: PBOT Maintenance Crews install ADA-compliant curb ramps along NE Fremont Street

Find the historic Freemont curb stamps and win a prize!

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News Release: Safety improvements, travel tips, and a reminder to all Portlanders as students head back to the classroom: “Kids are everywhere. Drive like it.”

PBOT’s Safe Routes to School program is supporting families as they make the transition back to in-school learning

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Traffic Advisory: A smoother street is coming to NE Fremont Street, from NE 59th to NE 40th

(March 30, 2021) Paving work begins this Thursday, April 1 on NE Fremont Street from NE 59th to 40th avenues, as part of the Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) ongoing street maintenance program.

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Traffic Advisory: Faster buses, safety improvements coming to SE Hawthorne Boulevard and Madison Street from the Hawthorne Bridge to SE 12th Avenue

Construction begins Tuesday, March 30 and will last approximately three months.

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News Release: Construction begins on Better Naito Forever, a premier bikeway and new accessible sidewalk along Waterfront Park

Construction on SW Naito Parkway Improvement Project begins new phase.
Funded by Fixing Our Streets, both projects will make it easier and safer to walk and bike downtown and on the waterfront.

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News Release: City of Portland supports HB 2530 & HB 3357 to save lives, expand use of safety cameras for speed enforcement

Bill would make pilot program permanent, make camera technology available to cities across Oregon

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News Release: City of Portland opposes House Bill 3065

City's Task Force on Pricing for Equitable Mobility releases recommendations for how to implement tolling equitably and sustainably, while new Oregon House bill goes in different direction

Legislation would burden city with cost of improving state's 82nd Avenue

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News Release: PBOT continues popular, free Healthy Businesses permit program for summer 2021

Findings show the Healthy Businesses program has been key to survival of Portland businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic with over 1,000 permits issued since the program’s inception in May 2020

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News Release: City of Portland cleanup continues from historic winter storms; check updates for water, sewer, transportation, parks impacts and resources

(Feb. 26, 2021) The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) and other city agencies continue to clean up from the historic Presidents Day Weekend winter storms that covered the city with as much as 10 inches of snow and .75 inches of ice. 

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Travel Advisory: Prepare for more snow and potential for isolated freezing rain this weekend

Avoid all travel in winter weather

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PBOT Travel Advisory: With snow in the forecast for Thursday through the weekend, prepare now for winter weather

PBOT crews are working all day and overnight tonight to get ready

Are you ready?

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Winter weather: parks, trees, shelters, water main breaks, garbage service, tips for the home

The City is responsible for Portland's streets, parks, water, storm drains and garbage collection, which can all be impacted by winter weather. Up-to-date winter weather information will help you prepare for – and get through – the next snowpocalypse.

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Traffic Advisory: PBOT begins updating approximately 180 curb ramps on SE Hawthorne Boulevard between SE 24th and SE 50th avenues on Thursday, Jan. 21

Curb ramp updates will make accessing shops, restaurants and residences along SE Hawthorne Boulevard easier and safer for all Portlanders.

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Traffic Advisory: Installation of Flanders Crossing, Portland’s newest bicycle and pedestrian bridge, begins this Friday, Jan. 22

I-405 will be closed in both directions Jan. 22-25 as workers install the 355,000 lb. bridge

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PBOT Traffic Advisory: West Burnside remains closed until Tuesday evening commute as city, utility crews work through holiday weekend to clear landslide debris

PBOT crews have removed more than 400 cubic yards of debris in 34 dump truck loads

Pedestrian bridge, trail remain closed pending further inspections

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