Urban Road Maintenance District Publishes Annual Report

For Immediate Release: Thursday, April 23, 2015

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use & Transportation

Washington County's Urban Road Maintenance District (URMD) cares for 439 miles of urban neighborhood streets that are outside of cities. Property owners in urban unincorporated Washington County pay $0.2456 per $1,000 assessed value for URMD.

URMD FY 2013-2014Pavement maintenance is URMD's primary mission. Ninety-four percent of URMD streets are rated in "good" or better pavement condition.

The District also constructs small safety improvements. URMD allocated nearly $6 million for 19 safety improvement projects over the last three years.

A citizen advisory committee reviews URMD services and makes recommendations about service levels, maintenance plans, and safety improvements. The committee invites residents, property owners, and users of URMD-maintained streets to complete the URMD customer satisfaction survey.

The 2013-2014 URMD Annual Report is available online. To request a printed copy of the report, or to request a road service, contact 503-846-ROAD (846-7623) or lutops@co.washington.or.us.

Related: 2013-2014 URMD Annual Report (PDF)

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


Media Contact:

Stephen Roberts, Communications Coordinator