September 24 Open House for 124th Avenue and Willamette Water Supply Projects

For Immediate Release: Thursday, September 11, 2014

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use & Transportation, Engineering & Construction Services Division
124th Open House Location MapWashington County's Department of Land Use & Transportation, Tualatin Valley Water District and Hillsboro Water invite the public to attend a project open house on September 24 to learn more about the county's 124th Avenue extension project and the Willamette Water Supply Program. The event will be held at Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue's Training Center, 12400 SW Tonquin Road, Sherwood. The public is invited to drop in anytime between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. to learn more about both projects. Staff from Washington County and the Willamette Water Supply Program will be available to answer questions and solicit comments.

The 124th Avenue project will construct an interim two-lane arterial between Tualatin-Sherwood Road and Grahams Ferry Road. The project will also construct safety improvements on Tonquin Road and Grahams Ferry Road. In addition to the road project, a waterline will also be installed under 124th Avenue as part of the Willamette Water Supply Project. Construction for the road and waterline is scheduled to begin summer 2015.

For more information about the road project, visit http://124thproject.com, call the project hotline at (503) 499-0540 or email comment@124thproject.com.

To learn more about the Willamette Water Supply Program, visit www.ourreliablewater.org, call Todd Heidgerken at (503) 642-1511 or email info@ourreliablewater.org.

If you need a sign language interpreter, assistive listening device, or a language interpreter, please call (503) 846-7800 (or 7-1-1 for Telecommunications Relay Service) at least 48 hours prior to this event.

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:

Stephen Roberts, Communications Coordinator
(503) 846-4963
stephen_roberts@co.washington.or.us