Brookwood Parkway construction begins this week

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, August 18, 2015

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

Construction on improvements to Brookwood Parkway, between Shute and Meek roads near Highway 26, began Monday, August, 17.

The road will be widened to three lanes in each direction. Additional improvements include consistent sidewalks and bike lanes on both sides of the road, storm drainage upgrades, landscaping, and street lighting. A traffic signal will also be installed at Brookwood Parkway and Huffman Street.

Construction will occur during nighttime hours: 7 p.m.-5 a.m. Monday-Friday and 10 p.m.-8 a.m. on weekends. Travelers should expect delays or use alternate routes for the duration of the project. Cornelius Pass Road and 185th Avenue are the suggested alternate routes for all traffic. However Cornelius Pass Road is under construction during daytime hours.

The $11.2 million project is being funded through Oregon's Jobs and Transportation Act (JTA) program and the City of Hillsboro Transportation Development Tax (TDT) funds. Construction is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2016.

For more information, visit the project website or contact Kim Haughn, public information officer, at 503-846-7822, or lutproj@co.washington.or.us.

Washington County is committed to working with our partner agencies in 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