Meet the Contractor for Jenkins Road project is May 2

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation, Capital Project Services Division

Jenkins Road open house mapA Meet the Contractor open house for the Jenkins Road project is 5-7 p.m. May 2 at Merlo Station High School, 1841 SW Merlo Drive.


The contractor and County staff will be available to answer questions about the final design and construction schedule. No formal presentation is planned; stop by any time during open house hours.


Jenkins Road will be widened to five lanes, two travel lanes in each direction with a center turn lane, between 158th Avenue and Murray Boulevard.


The project includes:

  • Bridge replacement at Cedar Mill Creek, west of 153rd Avenue.
  • Dedicated right turn lane from westbound Jenkins Road to northbound 158th Avenue.
  • Bike lanes.
  • Sidewalks.

Construction is expected to being in late May with completion expected by Dec. 31, 2020.


The $13 million project is funded through Washington County’s Major Streets Transportation Improvement Program (MSTIP).


For more information, visit the project webpage or contact Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation at or 503-846-7800. 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 a cost-effective and environmentally responsible manner.

Media Contact:

Melissa De Lyser, Public Affairs and Communications Manager