Augusto Beato Lauds City Leaders for Jumpstarting Build Portland Infrastructure Project

April 14, 2018
Download as PDF Single Release RSS Feed
Facebook Twitter Google Digg Reddit LinkedIn Email

Augusto Beato, CEO of Portland SEO, praised the Portland City Council in approving $50 million for Build Portland, the start of a plan to improve aging infrastructure in the city.

To learn more about Portland SEO, click here.

"The projects that have been deferred a long time because there just weren't resources for it," said Beato. "I'm glad that our city officials finally found a way to address the situation."

“People tell me all the time, they look around, they see potholes, they see sidewalks that are falling apart, they see roadways that need reconstruction, and this is the first time we've really had a dedicated source of funding to address it,” said Mayor Ted Wheeler.

The city is moving forward with seven of the first Build Portland projects, including spending $10 million to make improvements to Southeast Stark Street, an area known as a dangerous high-crash corridor.

Build Portland was a program the city put together last year during the budget process, and this is just the beginning. Over the next 20 years, the mayor wants to invest $600 million in improving areas that need it most.

The program redirects tax increment funding, urban renewal areas that are expiring and reserves those funds for investments in transportation, parks infrastructure, and other civic infrastructure.

The city will start projects in certain chunks at a time. The first seven, approved Wednesday, were $10 million for outer SE Stark improvements, $3 million for the NE 42nd Ave Bridge replacement, $4 million for the Lents Town Center improvements, $10.5 million for ADA Accessible Sidewalks, $15 million for Mt. Scott Community Center rehabilitation, $3 million for N. Lombard Main Street improvements, and $3.5 million for a traffic signal reconstruction program.

SOURCE: Press Advantage [Link]

Download as PDF Single Release RSS Feed
Facebook Twitter Google Digg Reddit LinkedIn Email

About Portland SEO :

Here at Portland SEO we earned the reputation as the best Internet Marketing Service in all of Portland for a reason. We offer unparalleled search engine optimization marketing plans Reputation Management and Portland web design Services.

Contact Portland SEO :

Augusto Beato
616 SE 68TH AVE #101
Portland OR 97215

Social Media:

This News Release Was Picked Up By These Local News Sites:

Digital Journal

Additional News Releases From Portland SEO :

April 13, 2018Augusto Beato to Raise Awareness of Benefits of Music Therapy to Dementia Patients

April 13, 2018Augusto Beato Lauds Oregon Legislature for Supporting Equal Access to Web Traffic

April 13, 2018Augusto Beato Attributes Portland's Dynamic Bar Scene to Bustling Distilleries

March 28, 2018Augusto Beato: It's About Time for Sony Music to Focus More on Streaming

March 28, 2018Augusto Beato Swears Kind Coffee Cart Has Portland's Best Coffee

March 28, 2018Augusto Beato Praises Plan for Non-Discriminatory Community in Albina

March 26, 2018Augusto Beato Expects Meier & Frank Building to Remain Most Popular Portland Business Address

March 26, 2018Digital Marketing Consultant Lauds Portland City Council for Boosting Number of Streetcars

March 20, 2018Hispanic Marketing Consultant Glad That Selfie-Seeking Hikers Can Now Visit Multnomah Falls