Kemmer Road closure extended

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, October 10, 2018

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

175th Avenue/Kemmer Road detourThe closure of Kemmer Road, between 175th and 176th avenues, has been extended through Nov. 13 due to unexpected utility line conflicts.

In addition, the intersection of 175th and Kemmer will be closed will be closed Oct. 29 through Nov. 13.

Both closures are associated with the 175th Avenue/Kemmer Road roundabout project, which includes a realignment of Kemmer Road. Travelers are asked to use the signed detours (see map).

The roundabout is expected to open to traffic Nov. 13, with project completion anticipated for spring 2019. Project dates are estimates and subject to change.

The 175th Avenue/Kemmer Road roundabout project is funded through the MSTIP Bonding Cost-sharing program.

For more information, visit the project page or contact Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation at or 503-846-7800. For the latest Washington County road construction schedules, visit For Roy Rogers Road area construction schedules, visit

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