Storm damage recovery

Downtown I-405 Pedestrian Safety and Operational Improvements Project

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) will construct pedestrian crossing improvements across I-405 on W Burnside and NW Couch as well as operational improvements for people driving in the area.
Project is substantially complete
Map showing the intersections of W Burnside and 16th and NW Couch and 16th and related pedestrian crossing improvements, operational improvements, new streetlights, new bike lanes, and upgraded traffic signals.

Project Schedule

This project was substantially completed in 2023.

Project Background

The project was conceived during the Pearl District Access and Circulation Plan and includes new marked crossings, curb extensions, street lighting and traffic signal upgrades.

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