LUT News and Media Releases
October 1 “Meet the Contractor” Open House for Scholls Ferry Road Project - Release date: 09/18/2013
The public is invited to stop by Scholls Heights Elementary between 5 and 7 p.m.
Weekend construction September 21 and 22 on Scholls Ferry Road at Roy Rogers Road - Expect delays - Release date: 09/18/2013
Work is scheduled between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. both days. Commuters are advised to expect long delays or use alternate routes.
Weekend Construction Scheduled on Scholls Ferry Road at Roy Rogers Road - Expect delays - Release date: 09/05/2013
Work hours are from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Travelers should expect delays or use alternate routes.
Bethany Boulevard northbound lane closure at U.S. 26 overpass September 6 – Expect delays - Release date: 09/05/2013
Lanes will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Traffic will be detoured over to Cornell Road.
Micro-Surface Paving Starts This Weekend - Release date: 09/05/2013
Schedule is weather dependent. Expect traffic delays in work areas.
Historic Agreement Reached to Change Washington-Multnomah County Boundary - Release date: 08/29/2013
Multnomah County residents in “Area 93” will soon become Washington County residents thanks to adoption of a bi-county agreement to redraw a portion of the counties’ common border in the Bonny Slope area.
Paving of Springville Road and Kaiser Road Intersection – Saturday, August 24 – Expect delays - Release date: 08/20/2013
Paving hours are from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Travelers should use alternate routes or expect delays of up to 20 minutes.
Public asked to comment on Minor Betterment candidates - Release date: 08/20/2013
The Minor Betterment Committee asks the public to review and comment on Minor Betterment candidates for fiscal year 2014-2015.
Bethany Boulevard northbound lane closure at U.S. 26 overpass August 21 – Expect delays - Release date: 08/14/2013
The northbound lanes will be closed between the frontage roads from 5:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Bethany Boulevard northbound lane closures at U.S. 26 overpass August 13 – Expect delays - Release date: 08/09/2013
All northbound lanes will be closed from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Expect delays or use alternate routes.
Weekend closure update for Boones Ferry Road at Day Road intersection - Release date: 08/09/2013
Second weekend closure, originally scheduled for September 6 through September 9, is no longer necessary and has been canceled.
Road maintenance still the focus of public opinion - Release date: 08/06/2013
The findings of two recent public opinion studies on transportation priorities conclude that road maintenance receives the highest public rating and that a vehicle registration fee can be used to get the work done soon and avoid higher maintenance costs in the future.
August 13 Open House for Proposed Transportation Improvements - Release date: 07/30/2013
The public is invited to review and comment on potential transportation improvement projects to be funded through Metro’s Regional Flexible Funds Program.
Washington County chip seals rural roads - Release date: 07/30/2013
Bicyclists are advised to avoid roads during and immediately after chip sealing.
2.5 Week Closure of Springville Road begins August 12 - Release date: 07/30/2013
The road will be temporarily closed to all traffic between Oats Terrace and Kaiser Road through August 27.
Nighttime Road Striping Starts July 10 - Release date: 07/08/2013
Nighttime road striping starts Wednesday, July 10. Motorists are advised to not drive on wet paint.
Road Maintenance Program for 2013-2014 approved by Board - Release date: 06/25/2013
The Board approved the 2013-2014 Road Maintenance Program, authorizing preventive activities that preserve the public's investment in the county's transportation infrastructure.
Summer is Road Paving Season - Release date: 06/14/2013
Most paving work on major roads will be done at night, expect delays.
New Proposals for Minor Betterments due July 15 - Release date: 06/06/2013
Minor Betterment proposals received by the July 15 deadline will be considered for construction in 2014-2015.
June 4 Open House for NW Springville Road Project - Release date: 05/14/2013
The public is invited to stop by any time between 5 and 7 p.m. to learn more about the proposed project.