LUT News and Media Releases
Road maintenance still the focus of public opinion - Release date: 08/06/2013
The findings of two recent public opinion studies on transportation priorities conclude that road maintenance receives the highest public rating and that a vehicle registration fee can be used to get the work done soon and avoid higher maintenance costs in the future.
August 13 Open House for Proposed Transportation Improvements - Release date: 07/30/2013
The public is invited to review and comment on potential transportation improvement projects to be funded through Metro’s Regional Flexible Funds Program.
Washington County chip seals rural roads - Release date: 07/30/2013
Bicyclists are advised to avoid roads during and immediately after chip sealing.
2.5 Week Closure of Springville Road begins August 12 - Release date: 07/30/2013
The road will be temporarily closed to all traffic between Oats Terrace and Kaiser Road through August 27.
Nighttime Road Striping Starts July 10 - Release date: 07/08/2013
Nighttime road striping starts Wednesday, July 10. Motorists are advised to not drive on wet paint.
Road Maintenance Program for 2013-2014 approved by Board - Release date: 06/25/2013
The Board approved the 2013-2014 Road Maintenance Program, authorizing preventive activities that preserve the public's investment in the county's transportation infrastructure.
Summer is Road Paving Season - Release date: 06/14/2013
Most paving work on major roads will be done at night, expect delays.
New Proposals for Minor Betterments due July 15 - Release date: 06/06/2013
Minor Betterment proposals received by the July 15 deadline will be considered for construction in 2014-2015.
June 4 Open House for NW Springville Road Project - Release date: 05/14/2013
The public is invited to stop by any time between 5 and 7 p.m. to learn more about the proposed project.
Four Month Closure of Old Highway 47 begins June 17 - Release date: 05/13/2013
The road will be closed to motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians at the bridge over Scoggins Creek until October 29.
Daytime closures for northbound Bethany Blvd at Hwy 26 from May 6 through May 31 - Release date: 05/03/2013
A signed detour route will be in place; however, drivers should expect significant delays and are strongly encouraged to use alternate routes.
Evergreen Road Nighttime Striping Scheduled May 7-9 – Expect Delays - Release date: 05/03/2013
Commuters should expect delays or use alternate routes.
Gravel Road Surface Stabilization - Release date: 05/03/2013
With limited resources, the county plans to apply dust control treatment on less than half the gravel road miles treated last year.
County participates in Flashing Yellow Arrow—Pedestrian Safety study - Release date: 04/26/2013
The study’s findings are a reminder that people traveling in cars, on bicycles and on foot all need to remain vigilant and mindful of one another at all times.
April 24 Open House for Walker Road Project - Release date: 04/18/2013
The public is invited to stop by between 5 and 7 p.m. to learn more about proposed improvements to Walker Road between 173rd Avenue and Murray Boulevard.
"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.