1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 1331, Portland, OR 97204
SW Capital Highway before - a difficult place to cross the street with high
speeds and four lanes of moving traffic.
A new safer crossing is coming to this intersection.
Construction of the first phase of the project is complete as of September 23. Additional street lighting as been installed.
Phase two of the project includes the construction of pedestrian islands and accessible curb ramps at SW Dickinson and SW Coronado and will take place later in 2019.
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SW Capitol Highway has been identified as a High Crash Corridor on PBOT’s Vision Zero Network. Vision Zero is a top City of Portland transportation priority that aims to eliminate deadly and serious injuries from Portland’s streets. This vision includes improving safety so that people feel comfortable walking, biking and taking transit along all Portland streets.
The project will make capital improvements to improve pedestrian crossings and access to transit, reduce crashes, reduce speeds, and enhance existing bike facilities between SW Alfred Street and SW Stephenson Street.
Planned cross section of SW Capitol Highway between SW Alfred Street and SW Stephenson Street:
PBOT Active Transportation and Safety Division
Last Updated October 2019
Map of the project area
The goals of this project and the design that PBOT will be implementing to address them. Includes traffic modeling information on expected impacts to vehicle travel times.
Answers to questions about the project we have received.
Ways to contact the Project Manager