Closure between Elwert and Kruger roads and Highway 99W is extended through Aug. 11

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation
Elwert and Kruger roads detour map phase 3
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Access between Elwert/Kruger roads and Highway 99W at Sunset Boulevard will remain closed through Aug. 11. The closure began April 13 for installation of a roundabout.

Elwert and Kruger roads will remain open to traffic with lane closures. Travelers must use Edy Road to access Highway 99W and SW Sunset Boulevard.

Work remaining for the project includes:

  • Installation and activation of a traffic signal at Elwert Road/Sunset Boulevard
  • Installation of a sidewalk on west side of Highway 99W
  • Final paving and striping
  • Crosswalk installation
  • Sign installation

This project is funded through the County’s Major Streets Transportation Improvement Program (MSTIP) with contributions from the Sherwood School District and the city of Sherwood.

For more information, visit the project webpage or contact Capital Project Services 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 cost-effective and environmentally responsible manner.

Media Contact:

Heather Sturgill, Senior Communications Specialist/PIO