LUT News and Media Releases
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.
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.