Update on two major capital projects in southwest Portland

Lisa Caballero (Southwest Correspondent) by on September 7th, 2021 at 11:12 am

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Stressful section of SE Division will get wider bike lanes, safer turns

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on July 22nd, 2021 at 10:30 am

This bike lane on SE Division at I-205 will be widened with a buffer strip in both directions as part of an ODOT project.

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New $6.6 million carfree path will connect 82nd Ave to PDX Airport terminal

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on July 21st, 2021 at 9:21 am

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First look: New bike lanes on North Wall between Lombard and Fessenden

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on July 20th, 2021 at 9:44 am

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Major construction has begun on SW Capitol Highway project

Lisa Caballero (Southwest Correspondent) by on July 19th, 2021 at 12:29 pm

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PBOT says major updates to deadly Division Street will be done by next summer

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on July 16th, 2021 at 3:01 pm

PBOT plans for Division between 130th and 131st. Note blue center median, black dots for bike lane bollards, and u-turn radius marks.

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Key stretch of Willamette Blvd poised for 10-foot protected bike lanes, $6 million in upgrades

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on July 13th, 2021 at 12:01 pm

Initial project recommendations. (Source: PBOT)

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Greenway and bike lanes coming to 60th Avenue corridor

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on July 1st, 2021 at 6:31 am

PBOT will remove all on-street parking on this section of 60th to make room for buffered bike lanes.

The Portland Bureau of Transportation is poised to install bike lanes on a key section of Northeast 60th Avenue and create a neighborhood greenway in the Rose City Park neighborhood south of Alameda Ridge.

The changes are coming as part of PBOT’s $9.5 million 60th and Halsey Area Improvement Project. Last month, the city announced changes on the project website that funding cuts would delay some of the bike-related updates. The project website states that, “this project will no longer include bike improvements as part of the 60s Bikeway from SE Davis Street to NE Sacramento Street.” That announcement led to speculation online that all the project’s bike facilities would be cut.

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Here’s how TriMet’s ‘A Better Red’ project will impact the Gateway Green bike park

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on June 30th, 2021 at 7:11 am

Closure area map via TriMet. (Gateway Transit Center is to the right)

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Carfree Blumenauer Bridge over I-84 will be installed July 9th – UPDATED

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on June 24th, 2021 at 10:20 am

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