Project involvement opportunity for Elwert-Kruger intersection project will be May 31

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation, Engineering and Construction Services Division

Elwert-Kruger location mapThe public is invited to comment on the Elwert-Kruger intersection project 5-7 p.m. Thursday, May 31 at Middleton Elementary School, 23505 SW Old Highway 99W.

The intersection of Elwert and Kruger roads, located near Highway 99W, will be reconstructed with a roundabout approximately 500 feet north of the existing intersection. Elwert Road will be improved to include sidewalks, bike lanes, street lighting and landscaping. Kruger Road will remain two travel lanes with paved shoulders.

Potential upgrades to the Highway 99W intersection, in coordination with the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), will also be considered.

Project design has been expanded to include road improvements related to the construction of a future Sherwood School District high school on Elwert Road.

The project involvement opportunity, sponsored by Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation (LUT), is open house format; no formal presentation is planned. Design and schedule information will be on display. County and city staff and the project design team will be present to answer questions and solicit comments.

This project is funded through the County's Major Streets Transportation Improvement Program (MSTIP) with additional funding from the Sherwood School District.

Project is in design; construction is planned for 2019-2020. Dates are estimates and subject to change.

For more information, visit the project page or contact Engineering and Construction Services at 503-846-7800 or lutproj@co.washington.or.us. 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 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