LUT News and Media Releases
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.
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.
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
National Public Works Week: Community Begins Here - Release date: 05/05/2015
"Community Begins Here" is the theme of the 2015 National Public Works Week celebration. Public Works Week calls attention to the importance of public works in community life. The public is invited to join local agencies at the Public Works Fair on May 16.
Washington County proclaims May 2015 National Building Safety Month - Release date: 05/05/2015
The Board of Commissioners acknowledges the importance of the work code officials perform by proclaiming May 2015 as National Building Safety Month in Washington County.
Transportation Development Tax will increase slightly July 1 - Release date: 05/04/2015
Increase of 0.962% will take effect July 1, 2015