LUT News and Media Releases
Multiple county road closures and delays due to weather - Release date: 03/01/2011
Northern and western Washington County experienced large snow accumulations overnight. There are multiple road closures and delays due to storm-related conditions.
County roads in good shape for afternoon commute - Release date: 02/25/2011
The majority of our county roads appear to be in good shape for the afternoon commute. Crews continue to apply anti-icer until 7pm tonight.
County road crews plowing and sanding - Release date: 02/24/2011
County road crews are currently plowing and sanding all major routes throughout the county.
County crews prepare for winter weather - Release date: 02/23/2011
The National Weather Service is expecting snowfall starting this afternoon and continuing until Friday morning. County road crews are geared up to deal with snow related issues.
Open House for Bethany Boulevard Project - Release date: 01/11/2011
Washington County is holding a neighborhood open house for the Bethany Boulevard transportation project on January 27.
Cornelius Pass Road Reopens with New Bridge over Beaverton Creek - Release date: 12/27/2010
Completion of a new bridge over Beaverton Creek will allow N.W. Cornelius Pass Road to open again between Kian Lane and Samantha Lane after 5 p.m. on Thursday, December 30, 2010.
Washington County Proposed Response to State Action on Urban and Rural Reserves - Release date: 12/07/2010
The Washington County Board of Commissioners will consider adoption of a supplemental Urban and Rural Reserves Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) with Metro on Tuesday, December 14, 6:30 p.m., in the Shirley Huffman Auditorium, Charles D. Cameron Public Services Building, 155 N. First Avenue, Hillsboro.
Washington County Engineer Honored - Release date: 11/29/2010
The Oregon Association of County Engineers and Surveyors (OACES) has named Washington County’s chief Engineer Greg Miller as Engineer of the Year.
Banks-Vernonia State Trail Connection Complete - Release date: 10/28/2010
New trailhead opening in Banks Oct. 29 plugs final gap in 21-mile trail. Free day-use offered at Stub Stewart State Park this weekend.
Washington County holding Open House for West Bull Mountain - Release date: 10/14/2010
Washington County invites interested parties to an open house on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Tigard Public Works Building, 13500 SW Hall Boulevard, Tigard, to review and comment on the West Bull Mountain Concept Plan.
Final Draft of Road Standards Posted for Review - Release date: 09/08/2010
Public comment will be accepted until September 30, 2010, on the final draft of the Washington County Road Design and Construction Standards.
Large Bridge Beams Being Delivered to NW Cornelius Pass Road - Expect Delays - Release date: 09/02/2010
Large bridge beams will be delivered to NW Cornelius Pass Road (south side) the week of September 13, 2010 - delays expected.
County Will Stripe Roads at Night - Release date: 08/18/2010
Due to global paint shortage, repainting stripes on some roads will have to wait.
Washington County Launching New Traffic Safety Campaign - Release date: 08/10/2010
Partnership between Land Use and Transportation, Sheriff's Office and TVF&R launch new traffic safety campaign
Susbauer Road to Close at Rail Road Crossing August 16 to September 15 - Release date: 08/03/2010
Susbauer Road will close at the railroad tracks on August 16 to September 15, 2010 in order to add crossing gates with lights to the rail crossings on Susbauer Road between Wren and Hornecker Roads.
Sellers and Banks Road to Close at Railroad Crossings July 26 to August 13 - Release date: 07/20/2010
Sellers and Banks roads will be closed at the railroad crossing from July 26 to August 13 to construct the new Sellers Road alignment, upgrade the railroad crossing on Banks Road and remove the existing railroad crossing on Sellers Road.
Open House for North Bethany Community Plan Implementation - Release date: 07/19/2010
Washington County Holding Open House for North Bethany Community Plan Implementation July 28
Share the Road Safely With Farm Equipment - Release date: 07/09/2010
Motorists and farm machinery can share the road safely
County and Neighbors to Hold Ribbon-cutting Party for New Ped and Bike Bridge along Walker Road - Release date: 07/09/2010
August 4 celebration will mark linking of 4.2 miles of safe pathway along Walker Road
Road Maintenance Work Program Approved by Board - Release date: 06/22/2010
Washington County will pave or seal almost eighty miles of road.