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Portland Bureau of Transportation

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 1331, Portland, OR 97204

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SE Hawthorne / Madison Multimodal Improvements

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What’s happening now?

The project team is currently refining parking and loading zones and finalizing design plans. View the 2020 Conceptual Design here.

Project description and background

Hawthorne and Madison are critical east/west connections for the Central Eastside due to their connections to the Hawthorne Bridge. This project will upgrade transit stops, bike lanes, and pedestrian crossings on SE Hawthorne and Madison streets. A bus and turn (BAT) lane is also under consideration on Hawthorne. This project will benefit the 17,461 people who ride Line 2, 10 and 14 into and out of the central city. The project also benefits people who walk and bike along the corridor.

Current Status: Design

Construction: Fall 2020

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Past events

2020 CCIM Open Houses

Wednesday, March 4 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Portland Building – Room 100
1120 SW Fifth Ave., Portland OR 97204

Tuesday, February 18 from 4 to 6 p.m.

White Stag Building
70 NW Couch St.
Portland OR 97209

Wednesday, February 26 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Revolution Hall – Astoria Room
1300 SE Stark St.
Portland OR 97214

Project budget: $1.1M

Project manager and contact information:

Briana Orr

About Central City in Motion

Central City in Motion is PBOT's effort to plan, prioritize, and implement transportation improvements in the city’s core. Following two years of public engagement, 18 projects were prioritized through this planning effort and approved by Portland City Council in 2018. The projects include new pedestrian crossings, bus lanes, and bikeways.