Comment on the 170th Avenue/Florence Street pedestrian projects through July 14

For Immediate Release: Monday, June 28, 2021

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation
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Comment on the 170th Avenue and Florence Street pedestrian improvement projects through an online open house through July 14.

The Florence Street Pedestrian Improvement Project includes new sidewalks, alternating between the north and south sides of Florence Street, between 165th and 175th avenues. The project, estimated at $1.1 million and funded by Gain Share, includes lights at several intersections, along with ADA-compliant curb ramps.

The 170th Avenue at Florence Street Pedestrian Improvement Project includes a new signalized pedestrian crossing at the intersection with push-buttons. It also includes new streetlights and ADA-compliant ramps. The project, estimated at $542,000, is funded through House Bill 2017 and the Urban Road Maintenance District (URMD). 

Visit the 170th Avenue/Florence Street online open house to learn more, 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 a cost-effective and environmentally responsible manner.

Media Contact:

Cindy Remy, Senior Communication Specialist/PIO