lombard

A bereaved mom asked ODOT why a safety project stopped short of deadly intersection. Here’s their response

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on April 30th, 2021 at 10:03 am

ODOT will spend $18 million on Lombard, but the project stops just west of the dangerous Interstate Avenue intersection.

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New bridge on N Lombard would come with grade-separated bike lane

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on November 5th, 2020 at 1:50 pm

The new bridge on N Lombard would replace this one which was built 80 years ago.

A key connection to industrial jobs and the 40 Mile Loop path system is poised for an upgrade. [Read more…]

North Lombard bike lane project online open house now available

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on February 3rd, 2020 at 5:11 pm

Most people (including my son and I) opt for the sidewalk on this stretch of Lombard because there’s no bike lane.
(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland)

It’s time to share feedback on a project that aims to make North Lombard safer through the Kenton neighborhood.

As we’ve reported, the Oregon Department of Transportation has already heard plenty of feedback on their Lombard Multimodal Safety Project from businesses and freight interests.

Now it’s time for you to take a closer look at what’s proposed, and tell ODOT what you think about it. [Read more…]

ODOT defends North Lombard safety project against freight committee concerns

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on November 19th, 2019 at 9:23 am

(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

“You’ve got a major freight street here, and again, major freight streets are being turned into multimodal parkways. I don’t understand that.”
— Portland Freight Committee member

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An auto user killed a man walking in Cully neighborhood

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on September 16th, 2019 at 1:40 pm

NE 45th and Lombard/Portland Hwy.

Sunday night around 8:00 pm someone who was walking in the Cully neighborhood near the intersection of Northeast 45th and Lombard died in a collision with someone driving a car. This is the third fatality in the Columbia/Lombard corridor in 2019 and it comes as the Portland Bureau of Transportation is working on a plan to improve conditions in the area.[Read more…]

Lombard bike lane project now includes key signal upgrade at Delaware

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on August 26th, 2019 at 1:34 pm

Current conditions at Lombard and North Curtis.
(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

A project on North Lombard Street that aims to reduce driving access and the injuries and crashes that come with it, will now include upgrades to a key intersection.
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ODOT project would add bike lanes on key stretch of N Lombard

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on March 4th, 2019 at 2:07 pm

The Oregon Department of Transportation is seeking feedback on a project that will add bike lanes to North Lombard between Newman and Wilbur avenues.[Read more…]

Portland’s latest protected bikeway goes through an industrial zone on city’s northern edge

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on August 7th, 2018 at 1:13 pm

This is an exciting new connection in our network.
(Photos: Jonathan Maus)

They’re the best bike lanes in Portland that no almost no one has heard about.
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First look: Buffered bike lanes on Lombard in north Portland

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on June 27th, 2017 at 12:48 pm

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ODOT has updated Lombard from four standard lanes to two standard lanes, a left-turn lane, and bike lanes.
(Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland)

The Oregon Department of Transportation is doing their best to provide a place for people to ride bicycles on Lombard Street in north Portland.
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First look: ODOT’s new path around deadly Lombard intersection

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on May 23rd, 2017 at 8:43 am

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It’s 450-feet long but it could be the difference between life and death.
(Photos by J. Maus/BikePortland)

The State of Oregon has completed construction of a new bike path on NE Lombard (Highway 30) at 42nd. The path is about one-tenth of a mile long and is separated from motor vehicle traffic by a guardrail.

It doesn’t have an official name, but I’ll always think of this as the Martin Greenough Memorial Bike Path.
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