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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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NE 47th Avenue Phase I LID

NE 47th Ave (Columbia to Cornfoot)

NE 47th Ave Typical Cross section with Trees

NE 47th Ave Typical Cross section at the Park

What’s happening now?

Construction has begun! Please click here, to read this project's news release. 

Final Plans of NE 47th Ave Phase I LID Part 1

Final Plans of NE 47th Avenue Phase I LID Part 2

Project Background and Description:

 This project will:

  • Fully reconstruct the existing failing asphalt street with new concrete pavement
  • Add multiuse paths with bike dedicated lanes on both sides of the street
  • Extend the stormwater sewer
  • Extend the sanitary sewer
  • Replace the existing century-old cast iron water main with a new ductile iron water main
  • Add street lighting

 Streets segments benefited by this project will be:

  • NE 47th Avenue from north of NE Columbia Blvd. to NE Buffalo Street
  • NE 47th Avenue from NE Buffalo Street to NE Crystal Lane
  • NE 47th Avenue from NE Crystal Lane to south of NE Cornfoot Road
  • A new temporary traffic signal has been installed at the intersection of NE Alderwood Road & Columbia Blvd. to accommodate construction detours and was activated on October 13, 2016

Construction Date: As of September 23, 2019 the contractor's construction schedule planned for construction between September 15, 2019 and September 14, 2020 with a holiday construction moratorium

Current Project Phase: Awaiting contract execution.

Total Project Budget:

Funded by:

  • Portland Bureau of Transportation System Development Charge (SDC) revenue
  • Local Improvement District funding contributed by Portland Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Environmental Services (BES), and abutting property owners
  • Portland Water Bureau

The total project budget is $7.6 million


Project Map:



 Project Manager and Local Improvement District Administrator: Andrew Aebi


Phone number: 503-823-5648


 Last Updated: [October 10, 2019]