Construction on Fischer Road to begin Aug. 1

For Immediate Release: Friday, July 08, 2016

Construction on Fischer Road to begin in September
UPDATED: 07/20/2016
Sponsored by: Department of Land Use & Transportation, Engineering & Construction Services Division

Construction on Fischer Road, between SW 131st Avenue and Highway 99W, is expected to begin in September.  


Original release: 06/08/16

Fischer Road bicycle pedestrian projectConstruction on Fischer Road, between SW 131st Avenue and Highway 99W, is expected to begin in Aug. 1.

Between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., travel lanes will be restricted with flaggers directing traffic. Delays are expected. 

All vehicle and equipment parking will be prohibited on Fischer Road starting July 15. Violators may be issued tickets and/or have their vehicle/equipment tagged and removed. Law enforcement will monitor Fischer Road for compliance. 

The Fischer Road project includes the addition of sidewalks and bike lanes, painted crosswalks at SW 126th and SW 131st avenues, installation of LED street lights and speed display signs. The project is expected to be completed in January 2017. 

For more information, contact Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation at lutproj@co.washington.or.us or 503-846-7800. For the latest road construction schedules, visit www.wc-roads.com

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