Work begins on 175th Avenue/Kemmer Road roundabout

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation, Engineering and Construction Services Division
175th Avenue and Kemmer Road intersection project vicinity map

Construction begins on the 175th Avenue/Kemmer Road roundabout project Monday, April 16.

Intermittent daytime lane closures on 175th Avenue and Kemmer Road will occur 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 23 and continue weekdays April 23-Aug. 31.

Two full road closures are planned during construction. The first will be a temporary closure of the west leg of Kemmer Road, between 175th and 176th avenues. The second will be a full intersection closure. Subscribe to receive project updates or visit www.wc-roads.com.

A roundabout was selected to improve traffic flow and safety through the 175th Avenue/Kemmer Road intersection following public engagement through open houses. Design information can be found on the project page.

This project is funded through the MSTIP Bonding Cost-sharing program. Completion is expected in June 2019. Project dates are estimates and subject to change.

For more information, visit the project page or contact Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation at lutproj@co.washington.or.us or 503-846-7800. For the latest road construction schedules, visit www.wc-roads.com

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, Public Affairs and Communications Manager
503-846-4963
melissa_de_lyser@co.washington.or.us