NE 97th Avenue Phase II and NE Couch / Davis Local Improvement Districts

Engineering And Design
These Local Improvement Districts (LIDs) will construct street, sidewalk, and stormwater improvements on portions of NE 97th Avenue and E Burnside, NE Davis, and NE Everett streets.
Summer 2023 (Phase 1); Summer 2024 (Phase 2)
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What’s happening now?

Finalizing design. Phase 1 construction will start in Summer 2023 and Phase 2 will start in Summer 2024.

Project Background

Portland City Council formed this LID on April 24, 2019. The project scope includes street, sidewalk, stormwater, and rail improvements.

Project Components

Phase 1 (starting 2023):

  • NE 97th Avenue from E Burnside to NE Davis streets
  • E Burnside Street from NE 94th 97th avenues

Phase 2 (starting 2024):

  • NE Couch Street from NE 97th to 99th avenues
  • NE Davis Street from NE 97th to 100th avenues

Project Funding

Property owners are providing funding for this $15 million project with tax increment financing from the Gateway Urban Renewal Area, transportation system development charge (TSDC) funding and overhead costs funded by the Portland Bureau of Transportation.

Planning Documents

Contact project manager for plan details



Matt Kelly (he/him)

Capital Project Manager
phone number503-823-5831Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.