LUT News and Media Releases
Grahams Ferry closure extended through Nov. 30 - Release date: 10/30/2018
Grahams Ferry Road will remain closed between Basalt Creek Parkway and Tonquin Loop through Nov. 30 due to further construction delays.
Drive safely in the rain - Release date: 10/26/2018
Rainy weather has returned to Washington County. Showers are predicted for the weekend and into next week.
175th Avenue/Kemmer Road intersection closure delayed - Release date: 10/25/2018
The 175th Avenue/Kemmer Road intersection closure will be further delayed until Nov. 1-16.
Washington County, JLA Public Involvement earn ACE award - Release date: 10/16/2018
Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation (LUT) and JLA Public Involvement have earned a 2018 Achievement in Community Engagement (ACE) award recognizing outstanding public engagement in connection with the Washington County Transportation Futures Study (WCTFS).
Public urged to apply for RROMAC, URMDAC membership - Release date: 10/14/2018
Those who live and/or work in Washington County are asked to apply for 10 positions on two transportation-focused community advisory committees that work with the Department of Land Use & Transportation (LUT).
Kemmer Road closure extended - Release date: 10/10/2018
The closure of Kemmer Road, between 175th and 176th avenues, has been extended through Nov. 13 due to unexpected utility line conflicts.
Jurisdictions, organizations sign Declaration of Cooperation to address flooding - Release date: 10/09/2018
A Declaration of Cooperation identifying processes for watershed management and flood mitigation in the Cedar Mill/North Johnson Creek watershed was signed on Tuesday [October 9] by members of the Cedar Mill Creek Flood Remediation Collaborative (CMCFRC).
Washington County to host multijurisdictional Development Forum on Oct. 25 - Release date: 10/08/2018
The fall Development Forum, hosted by Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation (LUT), will be 8:30-10 a.m. Oct. 25 at the Public Services Building, 155 N. First Ave., Hillsboro.
Grand opening for 124th Avenue Extension, Willamette Water Supply pipeline is Oct. 30 - Release date: 10/08/2018
A celebration of the Washington County’s 124th Avenue Extension project and the installation of the first section of the Willamette Water Supply Program pipeline will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30.
Board proclaims October National Community Planning Month - Release date: 10/02/2018
October was proclaimed National Community Planning Month by the Washington County Board of Commissioners during its Oct. 2 regular meeting.
Open house for Madeline Street is Oct. 16 - Release date: 09/28/2018
The public is invited to comment on sidewalk improvements planned for Madeline Street at an open house from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Aloha High School, 18550 SW Kinnaman Road.
Open house for Scholls Ferry and Scholls-Sherwood roads intersection is Oct. 3 - Release date: 09/19/2018
The public is invited to suggest improvements for the Scholls Ferry and Scholls-Sherwood roads intersection at an open house from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at Groner K-8 School, 23405 SW Scholls Ferry Road.
Roy Rogers Road/GetUsThere.org open house is Sept. 27 - Release date: 09/17/2018
The public is invited to learn more about traffic impacts, road construction, pipelines and sewer pipe installations in the Roy Rogers Road area at an open house from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at Mountainside High School, 12500 SW 175th Ave.
Kemmer Road to close Sept. 17 - Release date: 09/05/2018
Kemmer Road, between 175th and 176th avenues, will be closed Sept. 17-Oct. 16 for road construction.
Clark Hill Road to close Sept. 7 - Release date: 08/27/2018
Clark Hill Road, south of Tile Flat Road, will close from Sept. 7-Oct. 12, for bridge replacement.
Little named Permit Tech of the Year - Release date: 08/21/2018
A Washington County employee was presented with the 2017-18 Permit Technician of the Year by the Oregon Building Officials Association (OBOA) during the County Board of Commissioners meeting this morning (Aug. 21).
Nighttime paving continues on 158th Avenue - Release date: 08/17/2018
Nighttime paving work will continue on 158th Avenue, between Walker Road and the Merlo Avenue MAX station, from 7 p.m.-7 a.m. Aug. 21-25.
174th Avenue to close Aug. 27 - Release date: 08/14/2018
A culvert replacement on 174th Avenue, between Bronson Road and Santiam Drive will require a road closure from Aug. 27-Oct. 5.
West Shore Drive to close Aug. 27 - Release date: 08/14/2018
West Shore Drive, between Scoggins Creek Recreation Area and Scott Hill Road, will close Aug. 27 for bridge railing repairs.
Turk Road to close from Aug. 20-31 - Release date: 08/03/2018
Turk Road will be closed to all traffic at Sell Road for bridge repairs from Aug. 20-31.