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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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Costs for street repairs

Cost estimates as programmed in the StreetSaver pavement management system are cost estimates prior to project management, design, construction management, inspection or right-of-way acquisition.

Arterial and Collector Street Costs

Management Strategy

Treatment Type

Cost Estimates (per lane mile)

Preventive maintenance

Crack seal


Fog seal


Chip seal


Minor rehabilitation

Thin asphalt/concrete overlay (<2")


Minor rehabilitation

Grind and pave (<2")


Major rehabilitation

Grind and pave (>2")




$1,000,000 for paving only costs*

$1,000,000 to $2,900,000 for total project costs*

*Cost Estimate Notes

The "Paving Only" cost estimates of $1 million/lane mile for reconstruction include:

  • Construction costs (excavation, aggregate base, asphalt)
  • Design, construction management, pavement inspection
  • No costs included for ADA and stormwater improvements

The "Total Project" cost estimates of $1 million to $2.9 million/lane mile for reconstruction depend on what items below are included in the project:

  • Reconstruction triggers federal/state/local requirements for ADA-compliant curb ramps and stormwater improvements.
  • Additional costs or higher costs are incurred for right of way, traffic control and utility relocation.
  • Additional items are required, such as lighting upgrades, signal upgrades, signage replacement/upgrade, curb replacement, drainage system upgrades (inlets and leads), and street trees.
  • Additional project management, design, construction and inspection are required for the items above.