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Portland Bureau of Transportation

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 800, Portland, OR 97204

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Back to Basics: Street Preservation Update

Map of completed paving projects, updated July 2015

How Portland's streets are maintained and repaired

Keeping Portland’s 4,842 lane miles of streets in the best condition possible while maximizing the value of a limited budget.

Pavement Markings + Striping

Striping and in-pavement markings increase traffic safety, improve traffic circulation, and increase capacity.

Tree + Shrub Trimming

Trees, shrubs, and public property: Who is responsible for trimming vegetation in the right-of-way.

Sewer Cleaning + Repair

Sewer repair, cleaning and other information and resources.

Pothole + Sinkhole Repair

Information and resources for reporting potholes and sinkholes in your area.

Stormwater Drainage

Managing stormwater, how to keep storm drains clean and how to prevent neighborhood drainage problems.

Fog Sealing FAQ

Fog Sealing Facts: How to get ready for fog sealing on my street

Sign Pole Litter

City Code states that it is illegal to post signs, bills, advertisements, or other notices on City-owned telecommunications equipment, street light poles, traffic signal systems, signal control boxes, and sign poles.

Sidewalk Repair Manual

Instructions for repairing and maintaining sidewalks in the City of Portland.

Sunderland Recycling Facility: Leaf Day Compost Available

Purchase compost, 3/4" crushed rock and screened dirt at PBOT's Sunderland Yard. Open to the public on weekdays year-round.

Roadside Vegetation

The Roadside Vegetation program is responsible for managing vegetation in ditches, storm water facilities, off-street bike paths, pedestrian areas, and rights-of-way.

Back to Basics goal exceeded: 103 miles of streets preserved in 2013-14 (map)

Thousands of miles of streets in Portland comprise an asset worth nearly $5 billion. We are committed to maintaining city streets that were built to city standards.

Directions to PBOT Maintenance Facilities

Driving, biking and walking + transit directions to PBOT's Maintenance Facilities: Albina, Sunderland Yard and Kerby.

Contact PBOT

In Portland city limits, contact the Bureau of Transportation for help with street maintenance and traffic safety issues on City-maintained streets.