LUT News and Media Releases
Rural road chip seal plans for 2015 - Release date: 07/31/2015
This summer's chip seals are complete. Road striping will be restored soon.
Three-week Helvetia Road closure begins July 27 - Release date: 07/15/2015
Helvetia Road will be closed to all travel while the contractor replaces a culvert.
Micro-Surface Paving Begins July 27 - Release date: 07/15/2015
Travelers should expect delays or are encouraged to take alternate routes if possible.
Oleson Road Bridge over Fanno Creek completion celebration July 11 - Release date: 07/08/2015
The celebration begins at noon in the parking lot of Western Pet Supply.
Cornelius Pass Road construction begins July 13 - Release date: 07/08/2015
Washington County and the City of Hillsboro announce construction kick-off for Cornelius Pass Road between Cornell Road and U.S. 26.
Tualatin-Sherwood Road to Close for Railroad Crossing Replacement - Release date: 07/07/2015
Tualatin-Sherwood Road will be closed for up to 72 hours starting at 7 p.m. Friday evening, August 21. The inconvenient but necessary road closure is required for replacement of the railroad crossing. Your patience is appreciated.
Willamette Water Supply Program begins constructing pipeline in partnership with Washington County’s 124th Avenue Extension Project - Release date: 06/29/2015
Road and pipeline construction is scheduled to begin this fall.
Board approves Road Maintenance Program for 2015-16 - Release date: 06/24/2015
The Road Maintenance Program approved by the Washington County Board of Commissioners includes more than 50 miles of road paving or sealing.
Board adopts high-growth transportation funding program - Release date: 06/23/2015
The high-growth transportation funding program is a partnership between Washington County and the cities of Beaverton, Hillsboro, and Tigard to share funding resources for improvements to certain roadways in four major residential growth areas.
Submit new proposals for small road improvements by July 15 - Release date: 06/17/2015
New proposals for small-scale road improvements received by July 15 will be considered in the next round of project selection. To be eligible, proposals must address a safety or connectivity issue on a county road.
Springtime road striping - Release date: 06/09/2015
Springtime road striping will start soon. The county's striping contractor will repaint road stripes at night when there is less traffic.
June 16 combined open house for Brookwood Parkway and Groveland Drive projects - Release date: 06/08/2015
The public is invited to stop by the Hillsboro Main Library any time between 5 and 7 p.m. to learn more about both projects.
Cornell Road at Elam Young Parkway traffic signal outage through June 9 - Release date: 06/04/2015
The contractor continues work on restoration of the traffic signal.
Gravel road dust control contributes to safety - Release date: 05/28/2015
Dust control improves safety by increasing gravel road surface stability on curves and hills.
Farmington Road construction begins June 1 - Release date: 05/22/2015
Washington County and the City of Beaverton announce construction kick-off for Farmington Road between Murray Boulevard and Hocken Avenue.
Roadside signs generate safety issues and complaints - Release date: 05/20/2015
Illegally placed roadside signs can block driver visibility and pedestrian access, and they compete with important traffic control signs for driver attention.
May 19 open house for Walker Road and 158th Avenue projects - Release date: 05/13/2015
The public is invited to stop by Kaleo Covenant Church anytime between 5 and 7 p.m.
Melissa De Lyser appointed LUT Communications Coordinator - Release date: 05/08/2015
The appointment is effective May 11, 2015
May 13 Open House for Gales Creek Road bridge project - Release date: 05/05/2015
The public is invited to stop by the Gales Creek Fire Station anytime between 5 and 7 p.m. to learn more about the project.
Washington County recognizes May 2015 as Safe Routes to School Walk and Bike Challenge Month - Release date: 05/05/2015
Board of Commissioners supports efforts to encourage more students to walk and bike to school