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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 1331, Portland, OR 97204

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NE 47th Avenue Phase I LID

NE 47th Ave (Columbia to Cornfoot)

NE 47th Ave Typical Cross section with Trees

NE 47th Ave Typical Cross section at the Park

What’s happening now?

Construction has begun! A Notice to Proceed was issued by the City Engineer on 9/13/19 with substantial completion anticipated in November 2020.  Please click here, to read this project's news release. 

Final Plans of NE 47th Ave Phase I LID Part 1

Final Plans of NE 47th Avenue Phase I LID Part 2

Project Background and Description:

 This project will:

  • Fully reconstruct the existing failing asphalt street with new concrete pavement
  • Add multiuse paths with bike dedicated lanes on both sides of the street
  • Extend the stormwater sewer
  • Extend the sanitary sewer
  • Replace the existing century-old cast iron water main with a new ductile iron water main
  • Add street lighting

 Streets segments benefited by this project will be:

  • 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
  • A new temporary traffic signal has been installed at the intersection of NE Alderwood Road & Columbia Blvd. to accommodate construction detours and was activated on October 13, 2016

Construction Date: As of June 15, 2019 the contractor's construction schedule anticipates substantial completion for the project on November 13, 2020.

Current Project Phase: Construction.

Total Project Budget:

Funded by:

  • Portland Bureau of Transportation System Development Charge (SDC) revenue
  • Local Improvement District funding contributed by Portland Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Environmental Services (BES), and abutting property owners
  • Portland Water Bureau

The total project budget is $7.6 million


Project Map:



 Project Manager and Local Improvement District Administrator: Andrew Aebi


Phone number: 503-823-5648


 Last Updated: [July 20, 2020]