Washington County receives federal funds for safety improvements

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, March 07, 2017

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

Nearly $1 million from the federal Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) is funding lighting, reflective traffic signal backplates and other safety improvements to increase visibility on four Washington County roadways and intersections.

Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) identified six corridors, four in Washington County and two in Multnomah County, for HSIP funding.Corridors in Washington County are:

Work will finish in June. Signal upgrades will require intermittent lane closures.

Visit wc-roads or Twitter @washcoroadsfor updates.For more information, contact Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation at luttraffic@co.washington.or.us or 503-846-7800. 

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:

Melissa De Lyser, Communications Coordinator