Open house scheduled for 198th Avenue improvements

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Location change: 198th Avenue open house
UPDATED: 05/13/2016
Sponsored by: Department of Land Use & Transportation, Engineering & Construction Services Division

An open house for the SW 198th Avenue improvements will be 5-7 p.m. June 2 at Edwards Aloha Community Center, 4375 SW Edwards Place.An open house for the SW 198th Avenue improvements will be 5-7 p.m. June 2 at Edwards Aloha Community Center, 4375 SW Edwards Place.

The open house, sponsored by Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation (LUT) provides the public with an opportunity to learn about, and comment on, the proposed improvements for 198th Avenue between Tualatin Valley Highway and Farmington Road. No formal presentation is planned.

The project calls for a center turn lane, continuous bike lanes and sidewalks on both sides of the street, street lighting, landscaping and storm draining upgrades. The project is funded through the Major Streets Transportation and Improvement Program (MSTIP) 3d. Construction is anticipated to begin in summer of 2018, with completion anticipated in late 2019.

For more information, visit the project website, call 503-846-7800, or email lutproj@co.washington.or.us. 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:

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