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The City of Portland, Oregon

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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SE Powell Boulevard

Motor Vehicle HCN Pedestrian HCN Bicycle HCN

Powell Boulevard is part of the High Crash Network for people driving, walking and biking.

Receiving Fixing Our Streets funding for improved street lighting from SE 122nd to 136th.

Receiving $110 million for upgrades from I-205 to the city limit through a 2017 state transportation funding package. Construction date is not yet available.

Upcoming funded safety fixes on Powell Boulevard Timing
20th-34th: lighting and safer crossings 2018
Chávez: additional lighting, bus shelter improvements 2019
47th: pedestrian refuge island, replace existing signal with rapid flashing beacons
50th: access management, bus shelter improvements
57th: replace mast arm with rapid flashing beacons
61st: crosswalk striping and rapid flashing beacons
79th: pedestrian refuge island, rapid flashing beacons, crosswalk striping
82nd: sidewalk and bus shelter improvements
107th/108th: new signal for walking and biking (part of 100s Greenway extension)
145th: 110 feet of sidewalk, crosswalk striping, rapid flashing beacons
92nd: upgrade signal hardware 2020
131st: enhanced crossing (part of 130s Greenway) 2019
122nd-136th: crosswalks, rapid flashing beacons, sidewalks, protected bike lanes, center turn lanes, lighting, and drainage 2019-20

East Portland Access to Employment & Education

Sidewalks, street crossings, bus stops, bikeway facilities and other safety improvements in East Portland

Vision Zero project list

A high-level list of all planned projects addressing safety needs on High Crash Network streets. Includes funded and unfunded projects.

TriMet: Better Walking Access to Transit

Working with local cities to improve sidewalks, crossings and other amenities for a safer, easier walk to transit

ODOT: 122nd to 136th

Safety improvements for Outer Powell

ODOT: 20th to 34th

Increased safety for people walking, biking and driving

East Portland in Motion

Projects to improve conditions for walking, biking, and taking transit

2015 SE Powell Blvd Safety Map

This map shows improvements built and identified on SE Powell Blvd from SE 7th to SE 92nd.

2015 SE Powell Blvd Safety Plan

This plan summarizes crash data on SE Powell Blvd and identifies recommend safety actions and projects.