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City Engineer Directive regarding Utility Trench Paving Triggers

The City Engineer released a directive on November 8th, 2023 for the purpose of providing clarification and guidance regarding ADA curb ramps triggers when performing utility trench paving.

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New Healthy Businesses application is now open

The Portland Bureau of Transportation's (PBOT) Healthy Businesses permit allows temporary changes to streets to give people more space to conduct business safely. PBOT is now accepting applications for the next permit cycle, Sept. 1, 2022 - Dec. 31, 2023.

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PBOT’s Healthy Businesses permit program to continue waiving fees through June 2022

Good news for small business owners and their customers! Thanks to Portland City Council and the American Rescue Plan, permits through the Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) Healthy Businesses program will continue to be FREE through June 30, 2022.

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Notice of New Portland Transportation Administrative Rule TRN 1.28 Curb Extensions for Buildings and Planning Actions

Transportation is seeking to adopt a new administrative rule. TRN 1.28 Curb Extensions for Buildings and Planning Actions clarifies under what conditions curb extensions will be required in relation to corner reconstruction.

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