Open house for three road construction projects is June 13

For Immediate Release: Thursday, May 30, 2019

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation
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Century Blvd and TV Highway logo
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Map of three projects

The public is invited to learn about three Hillsboro/Aloha-area road projects at an open house from 5-7 p.m. June 13 at Century High School, 2000 SE Century Blvd.

The 209th Avenue and Johnson Street intersection will be improved with bike lanes, sidewalks and street lighting in coordination with the Hillsboro School District. Completion is expected Sept. 1.

  • Roads closed July 1-Sept. 1: 209th Avenue, between Alexander Street and Regal Court, and Johnson Street, between Lenore Drive and McKenna Place.  Detour map

The Century Boulevard and TV Highway intersection will be improved. Century Boulevard, between Alexander and Johnson streets, will be widened to five lanes (two travel lanes in each direction and a center turn lane) and the railroad crossing at TV Highway will be upgraded. Other intersection improvements include traffic signals and bus pullouts. Completion is expected in fall 2020.

  • Road closed August-January: Century Boulevard, between Tualatin Valley Highway and the Goodwill driveway. Pedestrian access will be maintained, except for three weeks in November/December for the railroad upgrade. The County will provide a shuttle for pedestrians maintain access to TV Highway during the upgrade. Detour map
  • Road closed January-March: Century Boulevard, south of Alexander Street. Pedestrian access will be maintained. Detour map

209th Avenue, between Alexander Street and Kinnaman Road, will be widened to five lanes (two travel lanes in each direction and a protected center turn lane). Improvements include railroad crossing improvements, bike lanes, sidewalks, street lighting and upgraded traffic signal and bus stops at Tualatin Valley Highway. Road closures are expected in 2020; completion is expected Dec. 31, 2021.

For more information, visit the transportation projects webpage or contact Capital Project Services at 503-846-7800 or lutproj@co.washington.or.us. If you need a sign or spoken language interpreter, please call 503-846-7822 (or 7-1-1 for Telecommunications Relay Service) at least 48 hours prior to this event.

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 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