LUT News and Media Releases
February 23 North Bethany Open House - Release date: 02/10/2012
The public is invited to review and comment on recommendations addressing North Bethany ‘placeholder’ issues.
2012 Road Construction Projects - Release date: 02/10/2012
Land Use and Transportation's 2012 Road Construction Project list
185th Ave Paving Continues on Monday February 6 - Release date: 02/05/2012
Drivers in the vicinity of 185th Avenue and West Union Road are advised to anticipate delays between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Expect Daytime Paving Delays on 185th Ave and West Union Rd from February 1st - 3rd - Release date: 01/31/2012
Weather permitting, Washington County will pave NW 185th Avenue between West Union Road and Westview High School February 1st through 3rd, between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Expect potential delays of up to 20 minutes.
County Awarded Health Impact Assessment Grant - Release date: 01/27/2012
The Oregon Health Authority has awarded a $15,000 Health Impact Assessment grant to Washington County.
Winter Weather Reminders - Release date: 01/20/2012
Road crews are mopping up after this week's winter storm.
Board appoints two committees for Transportation Plan update - Release date: 12/21/2011
On December 20, the Board of County Commissioners appointed members of a Citizen Advisory Committee and an Interagency Coordinating Committee to help guide the County's update of its Transportation Plan.
December 14 Open House for Three South-County Transportation Projects - Release date: 12/06/2011
December 14 public open house scheduled for the 124th Avenue project, Boones Ferry Road improvements and Basalt Creek planning efforts.
County to Receive FEMA Grant to Replace Meacham Bridge - Release date: 12/05/2011
Hazard mitigation grant will construct flood resistant bridge and improve wildlife habitat.
Periodic 20-Minute Road Closures for Glencoe Road Bridge Beam Deliveries - Release date: 11/23/2011
Multiple closures for 20-min increments planned on Glencoe Road, Nov 29 & 30 between 10am-3pm. Use alternate routes.
Department of Land Use and Transportation appoints new Traffic Engineer - Release date: 11/22/2011
Stacy Shetler tapped as Principal Traffic Engineer
URMD Safety Improvements - Release date: 11/22/2011
In September 2011, the Board of County Commissioners adopted an ordinance which expands the services eligible for funding by the Urban Road Maintenance District to include construction of safety improvements.
Brookwood Avenue Reopened to Traffic - Release date: 11/18/2011
After six months of being closed for construction, Brookwood Avenue reopens to traffic November 18.
Former County Engineer Honored - Release date: 11/14/2011
Greg Miller receives ‘William A. Bowes’ Award - Oregon APWA's Highest Honor
November 2 Open House Set for Aloha-Reedville Study and TV Highway Corridor Plan - Release date: 10/26/2011
Washington County, the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) and the City of Hillsboro invite the community to an open house to learn more about these two planning projects, and provide feedback to the project teams.
County Receives Statewide Recognition for Two Transportation Projects - Release date: 10/25/2011
Banks/Vernonia Trail Extension and South Trailhead project receives APWA Transportation Project of the Year award. Hwy 99W/Hall/Greenburg/Main project receives Honorable Mention.
Brookwood Closure Extended Through November 18 - Release date: 10/12/2011
Brookwood Avenue road construction closure will be extended through November 18.
Application Deadline Extended to October 14 for Transportation Plan Update Citizen Advisory Committee - Release date: 10/07/2011
Washington County is updating its transportation plan and is looking for area residents to serve on a Citizen Advisory Committee to help guide the project. The application deadline has been extended.
October 5 Open House for Cornelius Pass Road Project - Release date: 09/28/2011
County staff is holding an open house for the Cornelius Pass Road improvement project between MAX light rail overpass and Aloclek Drive.
Top 20 Minor Betterment Candidates Posted - Release date: 09/22/2011
Public invited to comment on small improvement candidates.