Kemmer Road to close Sept. 17

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, September 05, 2018

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

Kemmer Road detour mapKemmer Road, between 175th and 176th avenues, will be closed Sept. 17-Oct. 16 for road construction.

All travelers must use the signed detour (see map) during the closure.

Kemmer Road will be realigned to a newly constructed roundabout southwest of the current 175th Avenue/Kemmer Road intersection. A closure of the 175th Avenue and Kemmer Road intersection is tentatively scheduled for Oct. 17-31.

The roundabout is expected to open to traffic Nov. 1 with project completion anticipated later this year. 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 road 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