The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is holding a PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE about the Sandy Blvd High Crash Corridor Safety Project on Wednesday evening, March 6. Everyone is invited to learn more and offer feedback.
The city has a number of High Crash Corridors earmarked for improvement. 2013 is the year PBOT will focus on safety improvements on Sandy Blvd from SE 11th Ave. to NE Killingsworth St. This is a great opportunity for Sumner neighborhood residents and businesses to voice concerns and make specific requests and suggestions.
Drop by on Wednesday, March 6, anytime between 6:30 and 8:30 PM at the Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 NE 40th Avenue (map), to learn more and provide your feedback. An optional Overview Presentation will begin at 7:00 PM. Share your feedback about:
- Existing conditions
- Pedestrian, bicycle & transit deficiencies
- Problem areas
Here in Sumner neighborhood of NE Portland, some improvements have recently been made. At our request, PBOT installed sidewalks on the south side of Sandy from NE 85th to I-205 during 2012. The north side is scheduled to be completed this year.
Likewise, PBOT installed a signalled crosswalk on Sandy Blvd at NE 87th in the fall of 2012. We have requested a signalled crosswalk on Sandy Blvd at NE 91st, which has been included — but not funded — in the East Portland in Motion (EPIM) plan completed in 2012.
Language interpretation will be provided at the Open House if requested by February 22nd. Contact Sharon White at (503) 823-7100 or firstname.lastname@example.org to submit a request for language interpretation.
For more information, see the High Crash Corridor Safety Program on the City of Portland Bureau of Transportation website.
Sharon (of PBOT) and Shelli Romero of ODOT will attend our neighborhood meeting on March 19 to discuss the Sandy Blvd crash corridor in more detail.