NE 46th Avenue & Bryant Street Local Improvement District

Engineering And Design
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is constructing Local Improvement District street improvements on NE 46th Avenue & Bryant Street.
Summer 2023 (Phase 1); Spring 2024 (Phase 2)
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What's happening now?

PBOT is getting access to all necessary property to build the project. Bidding and construction for Phase 1 will follow in spring 2023.

Project Timeline

  • Local Improvement District formed by Portland City Council on January 16, 2019
  • Project split into Phase 1 and Phase 2 in early 2022
  • Phase 1 design complete in summer 2022 (pending any final changes following right-of-way acquisition)

Project Components

Phase 1 (starting 2023):

  • New traffic signal, curb ramps, and sidewalk on NE Columbia Boulevard at 42nd Avenue
  • Enhanced streetlighting on NE Columbia Boulevard from 42nd to 46th avenues
  • Rebuild NE 42nd Avenue in concrete with sidewalk from NE Columbia Blvd. to 320 feet north to support heavy bus and freight traffic

Phase 2 (starting 2024):

  • Pave and add sidewalk on NE 46th Avenue from NE Columbia Blvd. north to dead-end
  • Build a new segment of NE Bryant Street with sidewalk from NE 46th to NE 47th avenues
  • Stormwater and sanitary improvements

Project Funding

$13 million from property owners with 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.