Closure scheduled for 10th Avenue in Cornelius

For Immediate Release: Friday, August 04, 2017

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation, Engineering and Construction Services Division

10th Avenue detour map10th Avenue will be closed Aug. 14-Dec. 12 between Holladay and Adair streets for road widening and safety improvements.

Through traffic will be detoured to 4th Avenue via Holladay, Adair and Baseline streets;local access will be maintained.

The 10th Avenue (Holladay to Baseline streets) project includes:

  • Widening 10th Avenue to one travel lane in each direction with an intermittent center turn lane.
  • Continuous bike lanes.
  • ADA compliant sidewalks.
  • "Bulb out" curb extensions, similar to those on Baseline Road.
  • Storm water pipes, detention and water quality treatment facilities.
  • Street lighting, striping, signage and traffic signal replacement.

This $8 million project is funded through Washington County's Major Streets Transportation Improvement Program (MSTIP).

For more information about this project, visit the project page or contact Washington County Department of Land Use &Transportation at or 503-846-7800. For the latest road construction schedules, visit

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