What’s a bulbout?
You’ve seen them all over Corvallis, but the name may be new to you. Bulbouts act as traffic calming devices, they improve pedestrian safety, and they provide an opportunity to increase downtown green space.
Many of the bulbouts in Corvallis are managed by Parks & Recreation staff and volunteers. They handle seasonal maintenance such as pruning, weeding, irrigation, and other routine tasks. And now, through the work of CBUF volunteers, many of our bulbouts are in line for major improvements like the ones you see in the above photo of the bulbout at 2nd and Washington. Over the next few years you can expect to see more great upgrades to these valuable community assets.
You can help too, by volunteering for planting days, or by becoming a Bulbout Buddy – helping to care for existing bulbout plantings (the hard-working staff at Parks & Recreation can always use a helping hand).
For more information, please contact: Parks Operation Division 541-766-6435