Meet the Contractor scheduled for first phase of Walker Road project

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, May 04, 2016

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

1st Phase Walker Road map 100097A Meet the Contractor open house for the first phase of improvements planned for Walker Road will be from 5-7 p.m. May 24 at Kaleo Covenant Church, 15900 SW Regatta Lane, Beaverton.

The event, sponsored by Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation (LUT), provides the public with a chance to meet the contractor Pacific Excavation Inc. Representatives from consultant David Evans and Associates, along with County staff, will also be available to answer questions about the final design and construction schedule. No formal presentation is planned.

Walker Road will be improved between 173rd and Schendel avenues to include five travel lanes – two in each direction with a center turn lane. The project will enhance safety and provide continuous bicycle and pedestrian facilities, storm drainage upgrades, sound walls, street lighting, landscaping and utility upgrades. 

Construction is expected to occur from June through December. In spring 2017, final paving and striping will be completed.  

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