Board approves eight URMD Pedestrian and Biking Improvement Projects

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation, Administrative Services/Office of the Director Division

Board approves seven URMD Pedestrian and Biking Improvement Projects

Click here to enlargeSeven pedestrian and biking improvement projects were recommended for funding in FY 18-19 and FY 19-20 by Washington County Board of Commissioners during its Nov. 21 meeting.

The projects, totaling $6.6 million, are funded through the Urban Road Maintenance District (URMD) and will improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety. Projects approved for funding are as follows:

The Urban Road Maintenance District Advisory Committee selected the projects unanimously following a public comment period.

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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.

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Melissa De Lyser, Communications Manager