LUT News and Media Releases
Road Standards Posted for Public Review - Release date: 03/23/2010
Comments welcome on the Proposed Road Design and Construction Standards Updates.
Long Planned Improvements on the Way! - Release date: 03/12/2010
Washington County’s Department of Land Use and Transportation is holding an Open House to discuss proposed improvements to NW Bethany Boulevard, between NW Bronson Drive and West Union Road on Tuesday, March 30, 2010.
Road Maintenance Plans Posted for Public Review - Release date: 03/11/2010
Comments welcome on the draft 2010 road maintenance work program.
Bald Peak Road Wins Paving Award - Release date: 03/02/2010
Washington County received a paving award from the Asphalt Pavement Association of Oregon. The Bald Peak Road project included a test of environmentally friendly warm mix asphalt.
Cornelius Schefflin Road Reopens - Release date: 01/29/2010
Cornelius-Schefflin Road will reopen February 1 following a seven-month closure to replace the bridge over Council Creek.
Weight Limits Set on Oleson Road Bridge - Release date: 01/14/2010
Inspection revealed rotted wood components, repairs planned.
County to Hold Open House for Cornelius Pass Road - Release date: 01/14/2010
Washington County's Department of Land Use & Transportation and the City of Hillsboro invite you to attend a neighborhood Open House January 20, 2010 regarding upcoming improvements planned for Cornelius Pass Road.
Clackamas, Multnomah, Washington Counties and Metro Invite Public Comment on Urban/Rural Reserves Draft Map at January Open Houses - Release date: 01/04/2010
Citizens throughout Washington County and the Portland metropolitan area will have another chance to review and comment on proposed urban and rural reserves at a series of six open houses scheduled in January
Heavy rain may flood roads - Release date: 12/30/2009
Heavy rain may cause local flooding. Residents asked to keep storm drains clear.
County roads still slick - Release date: 12/30/2009
Neighborhood streets and roads at higher elevations are still slick and slushy following yesterday's snow storm.
Hillsboro High Marching Band to Lead Parade - Release date: 10/12/2009
Washington County, the City of Hillsboro, the Hillsboro School District and Clean Water Services will celebrate the opening of the new River Road Bridge over Rock Creek in south Hillsboro on October 20, 2009, at 1:00 pm.
Washington County to Remove Flashing Yellow Arrow at Scholls and Murray - Release date: 09/28/2009
Washington County’s Department of Land Use and Transportation announces that as of October 4 the Flashing Yellow Arrow (FYA) at the intersection of SW Murray Boulevard and Scholls Ferry Road in Beaverton will be removed and replaced with a traditional left turn arrow.
Part of the 170th/173rd Improvement Project: - Release date: 08/28/2009
Washington County's Department of Land Use and Transportation is improving the NW 170/173 roadway corridor between Walker and Baseline roads to facilitate north-south traffic flow.
Video Invitation to Reserves Hearing - Release date: 08/13/2009
Concerned about our long term future urban growth boundary? Chair Tom Brian of the Washington County Board of Commissioners invites interested parties to come to a public hearing August 20 from 4 to 8 pm in Hillsboro at the new Civic Center.
Traffic Flow Change at Barrows and Scholls Ferry Intersection - Release date: 08/11/2009
Access onto and out of Barrows Road at Scholls Ferry will be right-in/right-out when the bridge repair is complete and the road reopens.
County invites public to testify on Urban and Rural Reserves - Release date: 08/05/2009
The Washington County Reserves Coordinating Committee (WCRCC) is hosting a Public Hearing on Thursday, August 20, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Hillsboro Civic Center, 150 E. Main Street in Hillsboro.
County Stripes Roads at Night - Release date: 08/04/2009
Night time road striping begins August 5. Motorists cautioned to not drive on stripes while paint is wet.
Night Time Paving on Cornell Road in Cedar Mill - Release date: 07/30/2009
Washington County’s Department of Land Use and Transportation will be doing night time paving on Cornell Road between Murray Blvd and Science Park Dr. in Cedar Mill Thursday August 6th and Friday August 7th for night paving from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Washington County Warns of Construction Delays on Murray and Cornell in Cedar Mill - Release date: 07/20/2009
Important intersection being improved Wednesday July 22 through Saturday August 1, 2009.
Sharing the Road With Farm Equipment - Release date: 07/17/2009
It's harvest time - watch out for farm equipment. Caution is key to sharing the road with slow moving farm machinery.