Portland Bike Forums (by BikePortland.org)

Go Back   Portland Bike Forums (by BikePortland.org) > General Discussion > All About the West Side
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #1  
Old 01-31-2013, 03:08 PM
DaveT DaveT is offline
Member
Site Admin
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 98
Thumbs up Powerline Trail / Walker Rd crossing being signalized in Beaverton

Another enhanced bicycle/pedestrian crossing in Washington County: I noticed yesterday that new traffic signals are being installed where the Beaverton powerline trail (not sure if that is the right name) crosses Walker Rd west of 158th near SW Delta Drive.

At first I thought this was prep for the future Westside Trail, but looking at those maps it appears the Westside Trail is planned to cross Walker east of 158th near Nike.

I don't know how much use the powerline trail gets from cyclists (looks like it is maybe 2 miles long, total), but the signalized crossing should definitely be good for pedestrians given Walker is 5 lanes and 45MPH at that location.

Google maps link: https://local.google.com/?ll=45.5189...&z=17&lci=bike
Reply With Quote
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 09:28 PM.




A production of Pedaltown Media Inc. / BikePortland.org
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.