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,
What’s happening now?
PBOT is in the process of awarding a construction contract. Construction is planned to begin in early 2021.
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.
Additional project elements include:
- 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