Update: Morgan Road closure delayed until May

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Update: Morgan Road closure delayed until May
UPDATED: 04/05/2017
Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation, Engineering and Construction Services Division
Morgan Road detour map

The Morgan Road closure has been delayed until May to allow the contractor to complete preliminary work. The eventual closure involve raising the grade of Morgan Road to meet the new Tonquin Road alignment, part of the 124th Avenue Project.

ORIGINAL RELEASE:
Morgan Road will be closed from 8 p.m. Friday, April 7, through 5 a.m. Monday, April 10, at Tonquin Road so contractors can raise the grade of Morgan Road to meet the new Tonquin Road alignment.

Traffic will be detoured to Tonquin, Murdock and Baker roads. There will be intermittent lane closures on Tonquin, but the road will remain open.

Tonquin Road improvements are part of the 124th Avenue expansion between Tualatin-Sherwood and Grahams Ferry roads. The new section of 124th Avenue will open in late 2017. Improvements to Tonquin and Grahams Ferry roads will be completed in 2018.

For more information, visit the 124th Avenue expansion webpage or contact Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation at lutproj@co.washington.or.us or 503-846-7800. For the latest road construction schedules, visit www.wc-roads.com. 

Washington County is committed to planning, building and maintaining a great transportation system, ensuring the safety of all roadway users, and operating the County roadway system in a cost-effective and environmentally responsible manner.

Media Contact:

Melissa De Lyser, Communications Coordinator
503-846-4963
melissa_de_lyser@co.washington.or.us