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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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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, including improved street lighting and protected bike lanes from SE 122nd to 136th.


Future growth: Connection to Portland's 2035 Comprehensive Plan

Segments of Powell are Civic and Neighborhood Corridors, and are close to many Centers.

Corridors Centers
Civic Corridors are Portland's busiest, widest and most prominent streets. They connect centers, help unite Portland with the region, and carry out key transportation functions for traffic, freight and transit.

Neighborhood Corridors are narrower main streets that connect neighborhoods with each other and to other parts of the city.
Centers provide the primary areas for growth and change in Portland over the next 25 years. They are compact urban places that anchor complete neighborhoods.

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

Increase safety for people walking, biking and driving

ODOT: Chavez to Wolf Drive

Replace outdated equipment to reduce crashes

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.