PORTLAND, Ore– it’s been a long time coming, 82nd avenue will be transferred from the Oregon Department of Transportation to the Portland Bureau of Transportation for maintenance and repairs. The ODOT Commission approved the takeover Thursday. The agreement commits $66 million dollars more to highway improvements through 2035.
“Things have gotten worse on 82nd, says Bob Van Brocklin Commission Chairman” The Portland Tribune reports there have been a number of fatalities. the Portland City Council will have the final say on the transfer from one organization to the other. That should happen by the end of the first quarter of 2022.