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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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SW Capitol Highway: Multnomah to Texas

Historical Picture of Capital Highway

SW 33rd Ave & Capitol Hwy

             SW 33rd Ave & Capitol Hwy                                         SW Miles St & Capitol Hwy

What's happening now?

Construction will begin May 29th, 2019. See schedule below.

Contractor:

Granite Construction Company

Project Description:

The pavement condition on SW Capitol Highway has deteriorated to a point that sections of it require a complete rebuild and other sections require removing a minimum of 2.5 inches of pavement before repaving.

In addition to repaving the street, all existing curb ramps will be updated to be ADA compliant and new ones will be installed where needed.

PBOT is also partnering with the Bureau of Environmental Services to do sewer pipe spot repairs and other improvements within the project limits. 

On SW 35th Avenue, just north of SW Capitol Highway, PBOT is partnering with ARM Property Management to do the sidewalk improvements.

Current Project Phase: Under construction. For your safety and the safety of workers, we ask the public to travel cautiously, observe all lane detours and directions by reader boards and flaggers, and use alternate routes if possible. Thank you for your patience as we work to improve the street.

Total Project Budget: $1,700,000 from Fixing Our Streets. Other funding sources include the Bureau of Environmental Services and collaboration with nearby developers.

Construction Schedule:

May 29 – Project work begins

May 30 to June 3 – Site prep: Install erosion control, clear vegetation, video inspection of sewers

June 3 to June 17 – Curb and sidewalk work from SW 36th Avenue to SW Texas Street

July 12 to July 15 -  Roadway excavation and base paving from SW 36th Avenue to SW 35th Avenue (all lanes). During this time northbound traffic will be detoured from SW Capitol Highway to SW 40th Avenue to SW Multnomah Boulevard to SW 35th Avenue.

July 16 to July 18 -  Roadway excavation and base paving from SW 35th Avenue to SW 33rd Avenue (southbound lane only). During this time northbound traffic will be detoured from SW Capitol Highway to SW 35th Ave to SW Multnomah Boulevard to SW 31st Avenue. Southbound traffic on SW Capitol Highway will be reduced to one lane.

July 19 to July 23 -  Roadway excavation and base paving from SW 35th Avenue to SW 33rd Avenue (northbound lane only). During this time northbound traffic will be detoured from SW Capitol Highway to SW 35th Ave to SW Multnomah Boulevard to SW 31st Avenue. Southbound traffic on SW Capitol Highway will be reduced to one lane.

July 24 – Grind and pave from SW 36th Avenue to the viaduct over SW Multnomah Boulevard and from SW 33rd Avenue to SW Texas Street

July 25 and 26 – Final top layer paving from Multnomah viaduct to SW Texas Street.

July 29 to August 9 – Trenchless sewer lining work

August 12 – Begin installing permanent pavement projects

August 17 and 18 – MULTNOMAH DAYS!

August 18 to September 12 - Final project elements, including: Install permanent signing, retaining wall, and site cleanup

September 12 – Substantial Completion

* Schedule is weather-dependent and subject to change.


 

MV posterMultnomah Village is open for business during construction!

Thanks for your patience while we make SW Capitol Highway a smoother, safer and more accessible street for all.

Join PBOT to celebrate the project’s completion at Multnomah Days on Saturday, August 17.


Project Manager Contact Information:

Norberto Adre
Senior Engineer
(503) 823-4818
norberto.Adre@portlandoregon.gov

Last Update: March 1, 2019