LUT News and Media Releases
March 28 traffic signal shutdown at Murray/Bowerman intersection - Release date: 03/24/2017
Traffic delays may occur between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, at the Murray Boulevard/Bowerman Drive intersection.
Open house for two 175th Avenue projects - Release date: 03/21/2017
An open house for two different construction projects on 175th Avenue will be 5-7 p.m. April 19 at Scholls Heights Elementary School, 16400 SW Loon Dr.
Washington County receives federal funds for safety improvements - Release date: 03/07/2017
Nearly $1 million from the federal Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) is funding lighting, reflective traffic signal backplates and other safety improvements to increase visibility on four Washington County roadways and intersections.
West Shore Drive weight limited at Hankins slide - Release date: 03/05/2017
West Shore Drive has been weight limited to 10 tons at the Hankins Road landslide due to further settlement of the road.
Meet the contractor open house for 158th Avenue project - Release date: 02/28/2017
A Meet the Contractor open house for the 158th Avenue Project will be from 5-7 p.m. March 14 at Kaleo Covenant Church, 15900 SW Regatta Lane.
Board adds 28 miles of paving to FY 2016-17 Road Maintenance Program - Release date: 02/26/2017
An additional 28 miles of paving were added to the Washington County FY 2016-17 Road Maintenance Program during the Board of Commissioners Feb. 21 regular meeting.
Meek, Scotch Church roads closure extended through May 1 - Release date: 02/23/2017
Record rain fall continues to delay construction of a roundabout at Jackson School, Meek and Scotch Church roads, requiring postponement of the final pouring concrete and paving. The closure of Meek and Scotch Church roads has been extended through May 1.
Rain continuing; drive safely - Release date: 02/20/2017
Heavy rains hit drive time this morning, and the forecast is calling for more rain throughout the day. Travelers should use caution, allow extra time and obey all warning signs.
Long Range Planning draft work program available for public comment - Release date: 02/14/2017
Public comment on the Draft 2017 Work Program is being accepted by Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation Long Range Planning staff through March 14.
10th Avenue to close in Cornelius until June - Release date: 02/14/2017
Beginning Monday (Feb. 27), 10th Avenue in Cornelius will be closed between Holladay and Adair streets for road widening safety improvements.
16 LUT employees earn ‘Roads Scholar’ status from Oregon Technology Transfer Center - Release date: 02/09/2017
Sixteen employees from Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation (LUT) have earned “Roads Scholar” status from the Oregon Technology Transfer Center.
Input sought on the Aloha Tomorrow project - Release date: 02/07/2017
The Washington County Aloha Tomorrow project team is asking the community to complete a short online survey to provide feedback on potential changes in the 185th and TV Highway commercial area and the Aloha portion of TV Highway.
Rural roads receive safety improvements - Release date: 02/06/2017
About $1.5 million in federal funds is being awarded to provide safety improvements to help reduce crashes on nine Washington County roads.
Winter weather event brings heavy moisture - Release date: 02/05/2017
The Washington County area is experiencing rain, snow and a mix of both, according to the National Weather Service.
Lane change scheduled for Gales Creek Road bridge - Release date: 01/26/2017
Traffic on the Gales Creek Road bridge will be shifted from the north lane to the south lane Friday afternoon for demolition and construction of the north half of the bridge.
Flooding on Washington County roads continues - Release date: 01/18/2017
Nearly 50 roads in Washington County were partially restricted or closed Wednesday night due to flooding. Travelers are advised to use caution.
Meek and Scotch Church road closures extended - Release date: 01/17/2017
Unusual winter weather conditions have caused delays in the construction of a roundabout at Jackson School, Meek and Scotch Church roads. As a result, the closure of Meek and Scotch Church roads has been extended through March 1.
Washington County policy supports separated bicycle facilities - Release date: 01/16/2017
A resolution and order establishing a policy for the design of bicycle facilities for County-funded capital road improvement projects was adopted by the Washington County Board of Commissioners at its Jan. 10 meeting.
Updated forecast calls for morning ice storm - Release date: 01/16/2017
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a freezing rain advisory for an ice storm in effect from 4 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 17). Freezing rain is expected from about 4-8 a.m. Roads are expected to be extremely slippery; please avoid all unnecessary travel.
Flooding possible: Monitor forecasts, be prepared, travel with caution - Release date: 01/15/2017
Flooding is possible Tuesday through Thursday (Jan. 17-19) throughout most of NW Oregon, including Washington County, according to a flood watch issued by the National Weather Service.