Board adds 28 miles of paving to FY 2016-17 Road Maintenance Program - Release date: 02/26/2017
An additional 28 miles of paving were added to the Washington County FY 2016-17 Road Maintenance Program during the Board of Commissioners Feb. 21 regular meeting.
Meek, Scotch Church roads closure extended through May 1 - Release date: 02/23/2017
Record rain fall continues to delay construction of a roundabout at Jackson School, Meek and Scotch Church roads, requiring postponement of the final pouring concrete and paving. The closure of Meek and Scotch Church roads has been extended through May 1.
Rain continuing; drive safely - Release date: 02/20/2017
Heavy rains hit drive time this morning, and the forecast is calling for more rain throughout the day. Travelers should use caution, allow extra time and obey all warning signs.
Long Range Planning draft work program available for public comment - Release date: 02/14/2017
Public comment on the Draft 2017 Work Program is being accepted by Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation Long Range Planning staff through March 14.
10th Avenue to close in Cornelius until June - Release date: 02/14/2017
Beginning Monday (Feb. 27), 10th Avenue in Cornelius will be closed between Holladay and Adair streets for road widening safety improvements.
16 LUT employees earn ‘Roads Scholar’ status from Oregon Technology Transfer Center - Release date: 02/09/2017
Sixteen employees from Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation (LUT) have earned “Roads Scholar” status from the Oregon Technology Transfer Center.
Washington County Seeks Nominations for 15th Annual Public Health Recognition Awards - Release date: 02/08/2017
As part of National Public Health Week (April 3-9, 2017), Washington County Department of Health and Human Services will honor significant contributions to public health in Washington County with the 15th Annual Public Health Recognition Awards.
Input sought on the Aloha Tomorrow project - Release date: 02/07/2017
The Washington County Aloha Tomorrow project team is asking the community to complete a short online survey to provide feedback on potential changes in the 185th and TV Highway commercial area and the Aloha portion of TV Highway.
Rural roads receive safety improvements - Release date: 02/06/2017
About $1.5 million in federal funds is being awarded to provide safety improvements to help reduce crashes on nine Washington County roads.
Winter weather event brings heavy moisture - Release date: 02/05/2017
The Washington County area is experiencing rain, snow and a mix of both, according to the National Weather Service.
Ninety Percent of Washington County Residents Are at Least Somewhat Prepared for an Emergency - Release date: 01/26/2017
Washington County Public Health performed a survey of our community to determine residents’ needs, attitudes and readiness for an emergency.
Boards and Commissions Vacancies - Spring 2017 - Release date: 01/24/2017
The Washington County Board of Commissioners is recruiting for various boards and commissions.
Parents Urged to Get Children Vaccinated Before Exclusion Day - Release date: 01/19/2017
Exclusion Day is Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Any child without the required vaccinations or an exemption certificate will not be allowed to attend school or child care on or after that day.
Flooding on Washington County roads continues - Release date: 01/18/2017
Nearly 50 roads in Washington County were partially restricted or closed Wednesday night due to flooding. Travelers are advised to use caution.
Meek and Scotch Church road closures extended - Release date: 01/17/2017
Unusual winter weather conditions have caused delays in the construction of a roundabout at Jackson School, Meek and Scotch Church roads. As a result, the closure of Meek and Scotch Church roads has been extended through March 1.
Washington County policy supports separated bicycle facilities - Release date: 01/16/2017
A resolution and order establishing a policy for the design of bicycle facilities for County-funded capital road improvement projects was adopted by the Washington County Board of Commissioners at its Jan. 10 meeting.
Updated forecast calls for morning ice storm - Release date: 01/16/2017
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a freezing rain advisory for an ice storm in effect from 4 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 17). Freezing rain is expected from about 4-8 a.m. Roads are expected to be extremely slippery; please avoid all unnecessary travel.
Flooding possible: Monitor forecasts, be prepared, travel with caution - Release date: 01/15/2017
Flooding is possible Tuesday through Thursday (Jan. 17-19) throughout most of NW Oregon, including Washington County, according to a flood watch issued by the National Weather Service.
Use caution if removing snow from roofs - Release date: 01/15/2017
The forecasted heavy rain may threaten the structural integrity of some roofs, particularly if those roofs are covered still covered by ice and snow. Home and building owners should make sure to take precautions if attempting to remove snow.
Aloha Library Grand Opening Postponed Second Time - Release date: 01/13/2017
GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION POSTPONED FOR 2ND TIME: Aloha Community Library Remains Closed Due to Inclement Weather.