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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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SE Powell Boulevard

Motor Vehicle HCN Pedestrian HCN Bicycle HCN

Powell Boulevard is part of the High Crash Network for people driving, walking and biking.

Receiving Fixing Our Streets funding for improved street lighting from SE 122nd to 136th.

Receiving $110 million for upgrades from I-205 to the city limit through a 2017 state transportation funding package. Construction date is not yet available.

Upcoming funded safety fixes on Powell Boulevard* Timing
Chávez: additional lighting, bus shelter improvements 2020
47th: pedestrian refuge island, replace existing signal with rapid flashing beacons 2020
50th: access management, bus shelter improvements 2020
57th: replace mast arm with rapid flashing beacons 2020
61st: crosswalk striping and rapid flashing beacons 2020
79th: pedestrian refuge island, rapid flashing beacons, crosswalk striping 2020
82nd: sidewalk and bus shelter improvements 2020
107th/108th: new signal (part of 100s Greenway extension) 2020
145th: 110 feet of sidewalk, crosswalk striping, rapid flashing beacons 2020
151st: new marked crossing with rapid flashing beacons 2020
122nd-136th: enhanced crossings, rapid flashing beacons, sidewalks, protected bike lanes, center turn lanes, lighting, and drainage 2019-20
8th-87th: larger signal heads, improved intersection warning signage, vegetation trimming 2021-24 (federally funded)

*Projects often change during the design process. Please check back for updates.


East Portland Access to Employment & Education

Sidewalks, street crossings, bus stops, bikeway facilities and other safety improvements in East Portland

TriMet: Better Walking Access to Transit

Working with local cities to improve sidewalks, crossings and other amenities for a safer, easier walk to transit

ODOT: 122nd to 136th

Safety improvements for Outer Powell

East Portland in Motion

Projects to improve conditions for walking, biking, and taking transit

2015 SE Powell Blvd Safety Map

This map shows improvements built and identified on SE Powell Blvd from SE 7th to SE 92nd.

2015 SE Powell Blvd Safety Plan

This plan summarizes crash data on SE Powell Blvd and identifies recommend safety actions and projects.