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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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SW/NW 20th Avenue from Raleigh to Jefferson

his project will improve conditions for bicycling and walking by slowing auto traffic speeds, reducing auto traffic volumes, upgrading crossings of busy streets, and creating new connections to existing bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure on or adjacent to SW and NW 20th Ave. The project is partially funded by $200k from the Fixing Our Streets initiative. Other funding sources are needed to accomplish the full capital elements planned. This project is proposed for construction in three phases:

Phase I20mph sign
NW Flanders to NW Raleigh. Proposed project elements will include, speed bumps, signage, pavement markings, and traffic operation changes to protect the local, neighborhood character of NW 20th Ave.

Phase 2
From NW Everett to NW Raleigh. Proposed project elements will include curb extensions and other pedestrian crossing improvements at key intersections along NW 20th.

Phase 3
SW Jefferson to NW Flanders. Project elements and alignments to be determined as part of the Central City in Motion project.

Preliminary Project timeline

Phase 1 construction planned for summer/fall 2018
Phase 2 construction planned for 2018/19, funding dependent
Phase 3 construction planned for 2020

Project Map

20th project map

Project manager:

Scott Cohen | (503) 823-5345 |

Project website:

This website will be updated with more information as the project planning develops (Last updated,1/3/18). 

For more information, contact:
Scott Cohen at 503-823-5345 or