N Burlington Avenue and N Edison Street LID

Engineering And Design
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is constructing Local Improvement District street improvements on N Burlington Avenue and on N Edison Avenue in the Cathedral Park neighborhood. PBOT is also reconstructing the N. Burlington Avenue & Willamette Blvd. intersection.
Construction late 2020 and Spring 2021
Location Description
N. Burlington Avenue, N. Edison St., N. John Ave. and N. Burlington & Willamette intersection
Businesses Affected
Residences Affected
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What's happening now?

Construction began in Fall 2020 and is anticipated to be completed in July 2021. 

Project Timeline

City Council formed the LID on June 28, 2017.

Bids were opened on July 14, 2020 with a Notice to Proceed issued on October 23, 2020.  As of 5/27/21 the projected substantial completion date is June 30, 2021 with most remaining work at the N Burlington & Willamette intersection. 

Project Components

Streets include:

  • N Burlington Avenue from 106 feet north of N Decatur Street to N Edison Street (sidewalk-only improvement to east side of street)
  • N Edison Street from N Burlington Avenue to 100 feet west of N Richmond Avenue (full street improvements, except existing north sidewalk remains)
  • N John Avenue from south of N Willamette Boulevard to N Decatur Street (SDC-funded)
  • N Willamette Boulevard and N Burlington Avenue intersection (SDC-funded)
  • N Decatur Street from N John Avenue to N Charleston Avenue. (developer-funded; date TBD to follow LID construction)
  • N John Avenue from N Decatur Street to N Crawford Street (developer-funded; date TBD to follow LID construction)
  • N Charleston Avenue from N Decatur Street to N Crawford Street (developer-funded; date TBD to follow LID construction)

Project Funding

Property owners are providing funding for this project with system development charges (SDC) and overhead costs funded by the Portland Bureau of Transportation.  The Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) is also partially funding stormwater costs.            

Planning Documents