Basalt Creek Parkway Extension project open house is Oct. 23

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation
 
Basalt Creek Parkway Extension logo
Basalt Creek Parkway Extension open house map

 

Learn about the proposed alignment for the Basalt Creek Parkway Extension, between Grahams Ferry and Boones Ferry roads, from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Training Center, 12400 SW Tonquin Road.

 

The open house will include information about how the historic Carlon School is impacted by the project.

 

The design consultant and County staff will answer questions about the project. No formal presentation is planned; stop by any time during open house hours.

 

Basalt Creek Parkway will be a five-lane arterial with bicycle and pedestrian facilities, drainage and street lighting. The project includes a bridge across Tapman Creek and a traffic signal at the Basalt Creek Parkway and Boones Ferry Road intersection.

 

Construction is expected to begin in 2021 with completion anticipated in 2023.

 

Funding for this project is provided through federal grants with matching funds from Washington County.

 

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. 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 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