Public Improvement Design Standards & Details
If you have questions, please contact:
Rob Murchison at 503-718-2699
Current Bid Advertisements
Processing of current bids and subsequent contracts is handled by the city’s purchasing department. You may access a list of projects on our Bids & Proposals page.
Streets and Street Maintenance
The city has over 300 miles of streets and 12 miles of paved pathways which it is responsible for maintaining or developing. The Engineering Division and the Street Maintenance Division share the construction and maintenance responsibilities which include traffic signals, streetlights, guardrails, barricades, pavement surfaces, right of way (shoulders, islands, etc.), and street sanding during inclement weather. Read more...
Traffic Engineering and Management
Traffic Engineering involves design, maintenance, and study of traffic related projects and issues. Working in conjunction with the planning and police departments, this aspect of engineering emphasizes on safety and the conformance to federal, state and local regulations. For more details...