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Red Electric Bridge and Trail Project

Construction type
Project status
Engineering and design

The Portland Bureau of Transportation is constructing a pedestrian and bicycle bridge between Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway and SW Capitol Highway, a critical segment of the Red Electric Trail system,

Construction Early 2021
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What’s happening now? 

Construction will begin in April 2021.

Project Background

This segment will include a 10-foot wide trail from the intersection of SW Bertha Boulevard and Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway, travelling south over a ravine on a 12-foot-wide bridge where it will intersect with SW Capitol Highway.

Project Components

Additional project elements include:

  • Lighting
  • Guardrail work along Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway
  • Sidewalk curb ramps
  • Pedestrian and bicycle crosswalk striping
  • Grading and drainage
  • Retaining walls
  • Vegetated stormwater facility
  • Tree mitigation plantings
  • Restoration plantings

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