Micro-Surface Paving Begins July 14

For Immediate Release Thursday, July 10, 2014

Micro-Surface Paving Extended Through July 17
UPDATED: 07/16/2014
Sponsored by: Department of Land Use & Transportation , Engineering & Construction Services Division

The contractor's schedule has changed due to unforeseen circumstances. Barnes Road work will occur on Thursday and the contractor will finish up remaining work on 197th Avenue and Rock Road on Thursday as well. 

Here is the latest schedule as of Wednesday, July 16:

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

  • 160th Avenue (Davis to Farmington) 
  • Kemmer Road (190th to Mayberry)
Thursday, July 17, 2014
  • 197th Avenue (Rock to Baseline)
  • Rock Road (197th to 204th) 
  • Barnes Road (Saltzman to Cornell)




Original Release: 

Micro-surface paving begins Monday, July 14 on several county roads (list below). The anticipated schedule is subject to change since this preventive maintenance surface treatment must be applied when the weather is dry. The approved work hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Washington County and its contractor, VSS International, will work together to help ensure traffic moves as smoothly and safely as possible.

Advisory signs will be posted before the work begins. Roads will remain open, but may be limited to one-way traffic controlled by flaggers. Expect up to 15-minute delays. Use alternate routes if possible.

VSS InternationalThe current schedule is:

Monday, July 14, 2014

  • 90th Avenue (Leahy to Oak)
  • Barnes Road (Saltzman to Cornell)
  • Meadow Drive (Walker to Downing)

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

  • North Avenue (Glencoe to Gordon)
  • 197th Avenue (Rock to Baseline)
  • Rock Road (197th to 204th)

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

  • 160th Avenue (Davis to Farmington)
  • Kemmer Road (190th to Mayberry)

Current road work schedules are posted at www.wc-roads.com. Schedules may change due to weather, contractors' schedules, or availability of materials.

Micro-surface paving is a cost-effective “quick set” preventive maintenance treatment that extends the life of the road surface in an economical way, while causing the least amount of inconvenience to residents and the traveling public while the work is taking place.

For more information, please contact Kim Haughn, Public Information Officer, at lutproj@co.washington.or.us or (503) 846-7800.

Washington County and VSS International thank you for your patience and careful attention when driving.

Related: Micro-Surface Paving Fact Sheet

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.

Contact:

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