December 11 combined open house for David Hill Road extension & OR 47 at Verboort/Purdin projects

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation

David Hill - Verboort - OR 47 mapWashington County's Department of Land Use & Transportation invites the public to attend an open house on Thursday, December 11 to learn more about two upcoming road improvement projects north of Forest Grove:

  • the David Hill Road extension project, and
  • the OR 47/Verboort-Purdin Road roundabout project.

The event will be held at the Forest Grove Community Auditorium, 1915 Main Street, Forest Grove. The public is invited to drop in anytime between 5 and 7 p.m. to learn more about these projects. Staff will be available to answer questions and solicit comments.

The David Hill Road project will construct a new three-lane roadway from east of Brooke Street to OR 47. A roundabout is proposed at the intersection of OR 47 and David Hill Road. A roundabout is also being proposed at the OR 47 intersection with Verboort and Purdin Roads. Both projects will include bicycle and pedestrian facilities, street lighting, storm drainage improvements and utility upgrades.

Construction for both projects is anticipated to begin in Fall 2015.

For more information, visit the project website, or contact Kim Haughn, Public Information Officer, 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:

Stephen Roberts, Communications Coordinator