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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

LID formed by City Council on April 6, 2016

Survey and design complete.

Advertised for bids on May 23, 2019.  Bid opening on June 20, 2019.

Utility relocation scheduled for Fall 2019 and Winter 2020

Construction scheduled for Fall 2019 through Summer 2020 with a holiday construction moratorium

Streets include:

  • 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
  • New temporary traffic signal at the intersection of NE Alderwood Road & Columbia Blvd. to accommodate construction detours (activated October 13, 2016)

Most funding for this project is being provided by Portland Bureau of Transportation System Development Charge (SDC) revenue.  Property owners including Portland Parks and Recreation and the Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) are providing LID funding for this project.  Additional non-LID is being provided by BES for a new dry line sanitary sewer, and from the Portland Water Bureau for replacement of a century-old cast iron water main.  If you have any questions about this project, please contact Local Improvement District Administrator and Project Manager Andrew Aebi at 503-823-5648 or via e-mail at