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With letters of support from the Buckman, Kerns and Laurelhurst neighborhood associations and the Burnside East Business Association, the Portland High Crash Corridor program is moving forward with the East Burnside (14th-32nd) Transportation Safety Project.
Click on the project brochure to learn about the project and upcoming construction timeline.
Project elements include:
Parallel projects (related upcoming safety projects):
The project will be implemented in two phases, due to the expected change of weather in mid-October. Lane striping needs to be done in relatively dry conditions and concrete work can be done most times of the year.
Below are aerial images with the new lane configuration, as well as sketches of the intersections with the new roadway design (courtesy of Anthony Buczek).
Click here to see aerial images of proposed lane restriping, on-street parking additions, and bus stop location changes.
Proposed pedestrian islands and marked crosswalks are not included in the aerials but sketched below.
E Burnside at 18th
E Burnside at 20th
E Burnside at 22nd
E Burnside at 24th
E Burnside at 28th
SEE THE FEEDBACK WE RECEIVED on location and type of crossing to include based on available funding
OPEN HOUSE MATERIALS 9/30/13 -- Click here for posters, survey, and a summary of survey results.
PROJECT PRESENTATION 7/1/14 -- Click here to learn more about the project background and proposal.
E/W Burnside is one ofPortland’s ten high crash corridors. The High Crash Corridor program addresses traffic safety on three corridors each year. The process includes:
WEST & EAST BURNSIDE OPEN HOUSE (FEBRUARY 27, 2013)
Click here for open house materials including posters, survey, and a summary of survey results.
The E/W Burnside High Crash Corridor analysis kicked off with a pulic open house on February 27, 2013. About 25 people attended the open house to review crash data, ask questions and provide feedback to PBOT.
At the open house, Kerns and Buckman neighbors, and Burnside East Business Association representatives, asked High Crash Corridor staff to form an East Burnside Working Group to develop a safety plan specific to E Burnside,14th Ave to 32nd Ave.
For more information, to share your ideas, or to get involved, please contact Clay.Veka@portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-4998.
Presentation of the project development, recommendation, and timeline.
Construction begins early-October 2014. This brochure explains ths why, what, when and how long.
View aerial images that include proposed striping changes, on-street parking gains, and bus stop location changes. Images do not show new crosswalks and pedestrian islands planned at 18th, 22nd and 24th.
See what crossing treatments and locations community members have prioritizied to date.
The first E/W Burnside High Crash Corridor Open House was held on Feb 27, 2013. This document includes the posters presented at the open house, as well as the survey participants filled out and a summary of the survey results.
Summary of East Burnside (14th-32nd) Safety Project to date, including three Working Group meetings and one public meeting.
The first E Burnside St (14th - 32nd) Transportation Safety Public Meeting was held on Sept 30, 2013. This document includes the materials presented at the meeting and a summary of group discussion, feedback, and evaluation.
Report includes trends, roadway data and crash data for W/E Burnside (SW Barnes to E 67th Ave)