June 12 Meet the Contractor Open House for NW 119th Avenue Sidewalk Project

For Immediate Release: Friday, June 01, 2012

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

Washington County's Department of Land Use and Transportation invites the public to attend a June 12 “Meet the Contractor” Open House for the NW 119th Avenue sidewalk project. The event will be held at the Leedy Grange Hall, 835 NW Saltzman Rd, Portland. The public is invited to drop in anytime between 5 and 7 p.m. to meet the contractor, R&R General Excavation. Project staff from Washington County and design consultant Harper Houf Peterson and Righellis Inc. will also be available to answer questions and discuss the anticipated project schedule and construction phasing.

This project will install sidewalks and upgrade the drainage system along the west side of NW 119th Avenue between Cornell and McDaniel Roads. In addition, the project will also fill in existing sidewalk gaps along the north side of NW Cornell Road between 119th Avenue and Saltzman Road. Construction is anticipated to begin mid-June 2012 with anticipated completion by September 2012.

For more information, visit the project website or contact Project Manager Matt Costigan at (503) 846-7825 or matthew_costigan@co.washington.or.us.
Washington County is committed to planning, building and maintaining the best 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:

Stephen Roberts, Communications Coordinator
(503) 846-4963