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SE 136th Paving and Sidewalks to Opportunity

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The aim of the SE 136th Paving project is to improve neighbors’ connections to community amenities in the Powellhurst-Gilbert neighborhood and surrounding areas.

This project is funded through the voter-approved Fixing Our Streets program.  This 4 million dollars of investment represents the single largest paving project in the Fixing Our Streets program and the project will repave 136th between Division and Foster.   TSDC funding will be used to leverage this paving project to install bike lanes.  TSDCs are an abbreviation for "Transportation System Development Charges," these are fees that the City collects from developers to offset the cost of new construction and to improve the City's transportation system.

Destinations in this area that will notice improved multimodal access as a result of this project include: Powell butte nature park, Gilbert Hydro Park, Gilbert Primary Park, Leach Botanical Garden, Zenger Farm, Lincoln City Park, Lincoln Park Elementary School, Gilbert Heights City Park, Kingsley D. Bundy Park, and Gilbert Heights Elementary School. 

Further, because 136th is served by TriMet routes 17 & 10, improvements and crossings will help residents more safety access transit.

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Previous Events:

Office Hours: Jan 24, 2019  1-4 pm  Midland Library (805 SE 122nd Ave) 


Open House: Feb 6, 2019  6-8 pm Gilbert Heights Elementary School (12839 SE Holgate Blvd)

Project staff will share 30% design plans, visuals, and information about this project.  There will be opportunities to comment and provide feedback on this project.


Resident & Property owner survey

We are interested in hearing more about how your property interacts with SE 136th.  We have designed a survey to capture some of these details and we invite you to participate.  Survey link.


Community Involvement Process: Oct 2018-July 2019

Design: Fall 2018-Fall 2019

Construction: Fall 2020



For questions about this project, please feel free to contact Timur Ender at