LUT News and Media Releases
"Because of Public Works..." is the theme of 2013 celebration - Release date: 04/15/2013
"Because of Public Works..." is the theme of the 2013 National Public Works Week. Join Washington County, Clean Water Services, ODOT, TriMet, the City of Beaverton, and Tualatin Hills Parks and Recreation for a family-friendly Public Works Fair event on Saturday May 18.
Scholls Ferry Road paving from Allen to Denney scheduled for April 9 through 12 - Expect delays - Release date: 04/04/2013
Motorists are strongly encouraged to use alternate routes or anticipate delays of up to 20 minutes through the work zone.
U.S. 26 nighttime closures on April 10 and 11 for Bethany Boulevard project – expect delays - Release date: 04/03/2013
Travelers should use alternate routes or anticipate long delays.
April 10 Open House for Farmington Road Project - Release date: 03/28/2013
The public is invited to stop by any time between 6 and 8 p.m. to learn more about the project.
Public invited to comment on draft road maintenance plan - Release date: 03/14/2013
The public is invited to review and comment on the annual road maintenance plan draft for 2013-2014.
March 20 Open House for SW 124th Avenue Extension Project - Release date: 03/11/2013
The public is invited to stop by between 5 and 7:30 p.m. to learn more about the project.
Area 93 web page and email updates available - Release date: 02/26/2013
Metro, Multnomah and Washington counties have partnered to provide the public with updated information about a proposal to change the Washington-Multnomah county line in this unique area.
March 5 Community Discussion set for Aloha-Reedville Study - Release date: 02/20/2013
You're invited to be a part of the conversation about making Aloha Reedville a better community. Every voice counts, so please join us!
Scholls Ferry Road at Fanno Creek Paving Scheduled for Friday, February 15 and Monday, February 18 – Expect Delays - Release date: 02/13/2013
Travelers are advised to use alternate routes.
Possibility of icy roads for Wednesday morning commute - Release date: 01/22/2013
Be prepared for icy conditions. If possible, take transit, avoid travel, or delay travel until conditions improve.
Department of Land Use and Transportation hires Policy Analyst - Release date: 01/22/2013
Christina Deffebach will assist the Director of Land Use and Transportation with policy development and intergovernmental coordination on local, regional, state and federal efforts involving the department.
Urban Roads Committee Recommends Six Projects - Release date: 01/15/2013
The Urban Road Maintenance District Advisory Committee recommends six safety improvement projects for construction in 2013-2014.
Cornelius Pass Road Reopens with New Bridge over Rock Creek - Release date: 12/31/2012
At 5 p.m. today, the road will be reopened to traffic after being closed for six months.
Flood advisory: high water on county roads - Release date: 12/20/2012
Be prepared for high water on roads, especially in western Washington County.
Be prepared for snowy road conditions - Release date: 12/18/2012
Washington County road crews have been plowing snow from roads at higher elevations.
Department of Land Use and Transportation names new Planning and Development Services Manager - Release date: 12/17/2012
Andy Back will lead new Planning and Development Services division uniting long range planning, development review, building permitting/inspection and code compliance functions.
Expect periodic road closures December 19 and 20 for Scholls Ferry Road Bridge project - Release date: 12/14/2012
Beams will be delivered for reconstruction of the Fanno Creek bridge between Allen Blvd and Denney Rd. Closures will be performed in 5-minute increments.
Rock Creek Trail Crossing Closure at Evergreen Parkway Extended Until November 30 - Release date: 11/07/2012
Due to weather and utility delays, the trail closure is extended two weeks.
119th Avenue and Cornell Road Lane Closures Scheduled November 5-6 – Expect Delays - Release date: 11/02/2012
Travelers should expect delays or use alternate routes.
Operations and Maintenance Engineer Honored - Release date: 11/02/2012
Todd Watkins receives ‘William A. Bowes’ Award – Oregon Chapter of the American Public Works Association’s highest honor.