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Downtown I-405 Pedestrian Safety and Operational Improvements Project

Engineering And Design
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.
Construction to begin in 2021
Map illustrating improvements to be constructed via the Downtown I-405 Pedestrian Safety and Operational Improvements project

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Project Schedule

Project construction is scheduled to begin June 1st, 2021 and be complete by the end of the year.

Project Background

The project was conceived during the 2012 Pearl District Access and Circulation Plan and includes new marked crossings, curb extensions, street lighting and traffic signal upgrades.

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