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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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For 24-hour maintenance and repair of signs, signals, pavement, sidewalks or potholes, please call 503-823-1700. Click here for a list of maintenance issues.

Do you have a non-urgent traffic safety concern? 

Please submit your Traffic Safety concern via the online form below. Once we have your information, an agent will direct your concern to the appropriate staff. Or you may call PBOT’s 503-823-SAFE hotline and leave a message for one of our agents.

Due to the volume of requests, please allow an average of 16 weeks for a response to your concern.

The Traffic Safety and Livability Team helps PBOT respond to the following safety concerns.:

Traffic Safety Issue Examples of these Service Requests
Intersection Safety Traffic signal, traffic sign and pavement marking requests
Pedestrian Safety* Crosswalks, signals, visibility and enforcement
School Safety Safe routes, school drop-off and pick-up operations, school crosswalks, bus zones, and education
Speeding Enforcement and speed zone review
Visibility Intersection and sign visibility concerns
Bicycle Safety Bicycle safety-related concerns
Parking Safety ** Parking removal request for safety purposes
Capital Projects Requests*** Sidewalks, bike and pedestrian improvements, signals and intersection improvements

** Click here for curb ramp requests

** Click here for abandoned auto complaints.

** Click here for Parking Enforcement.

** Click here for Work Zone Concerns.

** Click here for Street Light problems.

** Click here for non-maintained streets (gravel roads). 

Initial requests for Capital Projects should also be forwarded to the 503-823-SAFE hotline. These requests are recorded and the information is forwarded to the appropriate staff person.


823-SAFE/ Traffic Safety On-line Form Reports

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For 24-hour or Maintenance & Repair of traffic signs, signals & equipment, pavement markings and condition, sidewalks or pothole fixes, please call 503-823-1700. To report street light outages or malfunctions, please call 503-865-LAMP (5267) If you are reporting multiple requests, please submit each separately so we can respond appropriately.
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