Pavement in limbo due to funding uncertainty.(Photo: Aaron Tarfman) Supporters of a project that would pave the Springwater Trail from SE Rugg Road to Dee Street in Boring are celebrating this morning after news that the Oregon Department of Transportation has put the project on its recommended funding list. The $1.2 million Springwater Trail project … Read more
An important open house and public hearing event for the Sellwood Bridge project is happening Wednesday night from 6 – 8:30 at OMSI (1945 SE Water Ave.) The press release from Multnomah County is below:
A cross-section detail of proposed design of NE Cully Street shows 8 1/2-foot wide cycle-track. Note: Not shown is a wide pedestrian walkway. See below for fully cross-section.
PDOT is working on safety improvements at the Broadway/Williams intersection.(Photo © J. Maus) This is the preliminary plan for Broadway Williams that was presented at the Bicycle Advisory Committee meeting last night.
Let’s help the county pick a better bridge.(Photo © J. Maus) Multnomah County has released the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Sellwood Bridge Project. Included in the DEIS are details of the five bridge design configurations that are being considered. Now, the County needs your feedback to help them decide what type of … Read more
The Bureau of Planning has canceled a community workshop that would have began a discussion about a preferred strategy to tackle a re-design of the 7 Corners intersection (where SE Division, Ladd, 20th, and 21st streets converge).
PDOT’s Rob Burchfield and MatthewMachado presented ideas for changes to the dangerous the Broadway/Williamsintersection last night.(Photos � J. Maus) The Office of Transportation has struggled for years to figure out how to safely manage bike and car traffic flow at the intersection of Broadway and Williams. Following two fatalities due to right-hooks last fall, PDOT … Read more
One concept on the table is the creation of a new public plaza at the end of Ladd Ave. As I reported last month, the Office of Transportation and the Bureau of Planning have embarked on a project to improve the 7 Corners intersection (where SE Division, Ladd, 20th, and 21st streets converge). At last … Read more
Gateway Green Vision PlanDownload it (3MB, PDF) Gateway Green is an ambitious project to reclaim 35 acres of unused land at the intersections of I-84 and I-205 in East Portland. Last week I shared a preview of the project after I had a sneak peek at the Vision Plan — a 27-page document that lays … Read more