Bethany Boulevard paving November 14 and 15 – Expect delays

For Immediate Release: Friday, November 08, 2013

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation

PavingA contractor for Washington County's Department of Land Use & Transportation is scheduled to perform paving work on Bethany Boulevard between Oak Hills Drive and West Union Road on Thursday, November 14 and Friday, November 15 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. both days. Travelers should expect long delays or take alternate routes.

During paving work, one lane in each direction will generally remain open with occasional single lane restrictions.

Striping is tentatively scheduled for Monday, November 18 and Tuesday, November 19 - also between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. both days.

Paving and striping work are weather dependent; therefore, dates are subject to change.

This project is widening Bethany Boulevard between Cornell Road and West Union Road, including the U.S. 26 overcrossing. Additional improvements include bicycle and pedestrian facilities, street lighting and utility upgrades. The project is funded through the County’s Major Streets Transportation Improvement Program (MSTIP). Construction is anticipated to be completed by 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 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:

Stephen Roberts, Communications Coordinator
(503) 846-4963