September 27 “Meet the Contractor” Open House for Bethany Boulevard Project

For Immediate Release: Friday, September 21, 2012

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation

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Washington County's Department of Land Use and Transportation invites the public to attend a “Meet the Contractor” open house on September 27 for the upcoming Bethany Boulevard improvement project. The event will be held at Sunset Presbyterian Church – Student Center, 2nd Floor, 14986 NW Cornell Road, Portland. The public is invited to drop in anytime between 5 and 7:30 p.m. to meet the selected contractor, Kerr Contractors, and to learn more about the construction schedule. Project staff from Washington County and design consultants WH Pacific and Parsons Brinckerhoff will be available to answer questions.

The upcoming project will widen Bethany Boulevard from Cornell Road to West Union Road, including the Highway 26 overpass. This project is funded through the County’s Major Streets Transportation Improvement Program (MSTIP). Construction is scheduled to begin October 2012 with anticipated completion summer 2014.

For more information, visit the project website or contact Project Manager Matt Costigan at (503) 846-7800 or

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