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Lombard Pedestrian Enhancements Project

Engineering and design

On narrow or busy sidewalks, it can be tough to get around. The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) and Prosper Portland are partnering to fix broken sidewalks, add street trees, and improve accessibility on N Lombard Street.

Construction planned for summer 2020
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What’s happening now?

Construction is expected to begin in September 2020.

Project Background and Description

This project focuses primarily on the intersection of N Lombard St. and N Greeley Ave. (West Node), with a small amount of work at the intersection of N Lombard Street and NE Albina Avenue (East Node). The design is based on the Lombard Investment Strategy.

Proposed improvements on N Lombard Street from N Drummond Avenue to N Burrage Avenue: 

  • Street trees and furnishing zone improvements (the furnishing zone is the space between the sidewalk through-zone and the street) 
  • Bike racks
  • Sidewalk and driveway apron reconstruction

Proposed improvements at N Lombard Street and NE Albina Avenue and N Mississippi Avenue: 

  • ADA upgrades (pedestrian push buttons) at existing NE Albina Avenue traffic signal
  • Curb ramp reconstruction (8 corners total, 4 each at NE Albina Avenue and N Mississippi Avenue
Lombard Pedestrian Enhancements project map