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Portland Bureau of Transportation

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Phone: 503-823-5185

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Plat Jog

The section line dividing this donation land claim which became Dekum street. The street car line sets a pattern and the subdivision works off that, but nowhere else do the streets line up. One farmer sells off some acreage to a developer who lays it out in the way that will give him the greatest number of lots. However, it is not an issue because most traffic is walking traffic. This creates the local street system. What that gives you is-- (see street jog and curb jog )