The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is constructing a new bridge in one of the region's largest industrial areas to elevate N Rivergate Blvd over the Union Pacific railroad tracks crossing the roadway.
What's Happening Now
North Rivergate Blvd is closed to traffic due to construction. During construction, North Time Oil Road will be used as a detour.
Currently rail operations block N Rivergate Blvd for long time periods causing traffic congestion that affects one of the region’s largest industrial areas. In 2016 the Port of Portland received a grant from the U.S Department of Transportation’s TIGER program to construct an overcrossing on N Rivergate Blvd.
$25.8 Million. In addition to TIGER program funding, the project has also received funding from Metro, the Oregon Department of Transportation, and City of Portland Transportation System Development Charges.