Impressed Concrete

Lines of text will be stamped into concrete at selected locations along the 7.3 mile light rail alignment.

The current total number of proposed locations is 121.

SW Portland – 37

SE Portland – 68

Milwaukie – 16

Construction of the transit project has already begun on the west side of the Willamette River.  Stamping of Orange Lining text on the west side may begin as early as July, 2012.

Below is a specification sheet that shows the stamping process.

Stamping specification sheet


Embarcadero StampingThe Embarcadero stamping is an example of the quality of stamping we would like to attain. These letters are 4″ high. We are following Portland’s standard street stamp height, which is 2″ high.


A street name stamping in NE Portland Roselawn with measuring tapewith a measuring tape to show the  letter height.






Below is an example of a stamping location sheet.  This sheet shows a portion of the project area in SW Portland at SW 5th Ave and SW Lincoln St with two stamping locations.

Stamping locations in SW Portland

The two links below are to documents that show all of the proposed stamping locations.

Stamping Locations on the west side of the Willamette.

Stamping locations on the east side, Portland – Milwaukie/Clackamas County