NE 69th Avenue bridge project open house Oct. 18

For Immediate Release: Friday, September 22, 2017

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation, Capital Project Services Division

100308 OH location mapAn open house for the NE 69th Avenue (formerly 227th Avenue) bridge replacement project will be 5-7 p.m. Oct. 18 at Orenco Elementary School, 7050 NW Birch St.

The open house, sponsored by Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation (LUT), provides the public with the opportunity to learn about design options under consideration for replacement of the bridge on NE 69th Avenue between Quatama and Fir streets. Representatives from LUT and the city of Hillsboro will be available to answer questions. No formal presentation is planned; stop in any time during open house hours. 

The 69th Avenue bridge was weight limited in September 2016, with traffic reduced to one lane. The $3.5 million project is funded through the Washington County Road Fund and the city of Hillsboro.

For more information, visit the project website, or contact Engineering and Construction Services at 503-846-7822 or If you need a sign language interpreter, assistive listening device or a language interpreter, please call 503-846-7800 (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 a cost-effective and environmentally responsible manner.

Media Contact:

Melissa De Lyser, Communications Coordinator