outer powell safety project

Open house tonight for ‘Outer Powell Safety Project’ (3/9)

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on March 9th, 2015 at 12:48 pm

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Detail from ODOT infographic. Download original PDF here.

If you live, work or ride on SE Powell Blvd from 99th to the Portland city limits, an open house tonight is a great chance to help make it better. The Oregon Department of Transportation is hosting the event, which will give attendees a closer look at the Outer Powell Safety Project

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UPDATED: ‘Outer Powell’ project gets $4.9 million for street safety improvements

Michael Andersen (Contributor) by on August 1st, 2013 at 9:08 am

People walking - SE Powell at 93rd-1

Walking on SE Powell Blvd is set to get easier thanks to funding recently approved by the Oregon Legislature.
(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)

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Bike lanes coming to outer SE Powell: A missed opportunity?

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on February 14th, 2013 at 8:35 am

ODOT’s cross-section for a $5.5 million repaving and “safety” project on SE Powell Blvd.

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A cycle track on SE Powell? ODOT wants your feedback

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on October 15th, 2012 at 3:54 pm

Riding conditions on SE Powell: We
can do much better.
(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland)

Next summer, the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) will begin construction on a $5.5 million project to rebuild SE Powell Blvd between SE 111th and 174th. The plans call for a host of changes, including a new widened shoulder for bicycle access. How exactly that shoulder is used, and what type of bike facility ends up on it, will be one of the main topics up for discussion at an open house this Wednesday.
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