gideon overcrossing

TriMet has begun construction of new carfree Gideon Overcrossing

Avatar by on May 22nd, 2019 at 9:25 am

Latest rendering of the bridge. View is looking south from 14th. Koerner Camera Systems, whose owner opposed the project, is in upper left.

TriMet shared an update on their Gideon Overcrossing project at a joint meeting of the Portland Bureau of Transportation’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committees last night.

The $10.5 million project officially broke ground on Monday.
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Opposition overcome, TriMet will break ground on Gideon Overcrossing this spring

Avatar by on March 6th, 2019 at 10:35 am

(Source: TriMet)

TriMet announced today they’ve overcome opposition from business owners and have received a green light to break ground on their $15 million Gideon Street overcrossing project.
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State Rep Rob Nosse says he supports Gideon Overcrossing at 14th Avenue

Avatar by on January 4th, 2019 at 3:11 pm

An Oregon state legislator wants to clarify his position on a controversial plan to build a bridge for bikers and walkers over rail tracks in southeast Portland.
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TriMet, PBOT say no further federal study needed on Gideon Overcrossing project

Avatar by on December 21st, 2018 at 11:18 am

“We disagree that a Supplemental EIS is needed.”
— Dylan Rivera, PBOT

TriMet and the City of Portland are refuting one of the central arguments being made by a business owner who wants to derail the Gideon Overcrossing project.

As we reported yesterday, several businesses on SE 14th are very concerned that the proposed bridge and elevators over light rail and Union Pacific Railroad tracks near Clinton Street Station will have a major negative impact on their ability to unload trucks and access loading zones and parking lots.
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Business owner uses attorney and electeds to fight TriMet’s Gideon Overcrossing project

Avatar by on December 20th, 2018 at 12:31 pm

Early TriMet rendering of Gideon Overcrossing.

Neighborhood transportation advocates in southeast Portland are sounding the alarm about TriMet’s Gideon Overcrossing project. They say opposition from an adjacent business owner could shelve the project.
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At long last, TriMet says a new Gideon Street-Brooklyn bridge is coming

Avatar by on June 29th, 2017 at 1:56 pm

Yellow line shows the location of the old Gideon-Brooklyn footbridge. A crucial neighborhood connection, it was torn down by TriMet in 2013 and never replaced.

At long last TriMet says they’ll replace the old footbridge that used to cross over the Union Pacific Railroad tracks between Southeast Gideon and Brooklyn/16th streets.
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