82nd Avenue Critical Fixes

PBOT is investing in 82nd Avenue to deliver critical fixes now. The needed urgent safety and maintenance repairs to the corridor include paving, crossings, lighting, safety improvements at intersections, and sidewalk improvements. 
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Multiple projects in construction 2022 to 2026
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What's happening now?

January 2024 Update

PBOT released the 82nd Avenue Major Maintenance project 60 percent design concept for public review — the result of nine months of public engagement, safety and traffic analysis, and design progress.  

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Learn more on the project website

December 2023 Update

Projects in construction:

Planned construction activities this month include underground and sewer work on NE/SE 82nd Avenue at the intersections of:

Projects in design: 

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82nd Avenue is in disrepair and needs urgent maintenance and safety repairs. PBOT will invest federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to deliver more lighting, safer crossings, smoother pavement, sidewalk and accessibility improvements, and upgraded traffic signals.

Learn more about the types of improvements below or by viewing the 82nd Avenue Critical Fixes Factsheet.

Improvement Types
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New street lighting will be added and existing street lights will be improved to improve visibility. Click here to learn more.

The graphic shows an icon of a person walking in a crosswalk.

New signalized pedestrian crossings will be added and safety improvements will be made to existing crossings. Click here to learn more about projects delivering crossings.

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Updated signage, roadway striping, new signal heads, and technological enhancements will improve safety corridor-wide. Click here to learn more.

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A 2.5-mile segment of 82nd Avenue will be repaved in 2025 and 2026. Additional improvements along these repaved segments include improved curb ramps, crossing and signal improvements, transit improvements, median islands in some locations, and tree planting. Click here to learn more about the Major Maintenance Project.

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New and upgraded traffic signals on 82nd Avenue will include modern safety and traffic operation technology. Click here to learn more about projects delivering traffic signals.


Critical Fixes will take place through the end of 2026. Construction of these improvements must be built by the end 2026 or PBOT will lose this federal funding.

Graphical timeline of the Critical Fixes Projects

Community calls for Critical Fixes

The jurisdictional transfer of 82nd Avenue and Critical Fixes investments are the culmination of years of work by community and their state and local representatives. Community advocates have put lots of resources into developing a vision for 82nd Avenue and have worked hard to hold local governments accountable for addressing the urgent repair and safety needs along the corridor. Watch this video to hear directly from local community about the need for Building a Better 82nd.

Screenshot from 82nd Ave video of Sophomore, Alan Escobedo, from McDaniel High School
Watch the VIDEO: Community voices call for Building a Better 82nd Avenue

Crossings and Traffic Signals

Pedestrian Crossings

Between 2023 and 2026, PBOT and ODOT will add 14 new or upgraded pedestrian crossings on 82nd Avenue to improve safety and fill many of the existing crossing gaps. 

A map of 82nd Avenue highlighting locations of pedestrian crossings and traffic signals planned for construction between 2023 and 2026.

Crossings planned for construction in 2023 and 2024 at:

Crossing planned for construction in 2025 and 2026 at:

Completed crossings:

* This project will be completed by the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT).

Traffic Signals

Between 2023 and 2026, PBOT will construct 13 new or improved traffic signals. Signals will include modern safety and traffic operation technology at the following locations: