Work Begins on 113th Avenue Pedestrian Pathway

For Immediate Release: Monday, April 24, 2017

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use & Transportation, Engineering & Construction Services Division

Construction of a pedestrian pathway on the west side of 113th Avenue, between Anderson Street and Rainmont Boulevard, began today (April 24). The 5-foot-wide paved pathway will connect other existing pathway segments.

One lane of traffic will be closed between 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays to allow for work vehicles. A flagger will direct traffic through the open lane.

This safety improvement is funded through the Urban Road Maintenance District (URMD) and the Minor Betterments program.

For more information, visit the project webpage, email Washington County Department of Land Use &Transportation or call 503-846-7800. Visit www.wc-roads.com for the latest road construction schedules.

Washington County is committed to planning, building and maintaining a great transportation system, ensuring the safety of all roadway users, and operating the County roadway system in a cost-effective and environmentally responsible manner.

Media Contact:

Melissa De Lyser, Communications Coordinator
503-846-4963
melissa_de_lyser@co.washington.or.us