Nighttime paving continues on 158th Avenue

For Immediate Release: Friday, August 17, 2018

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation, Capital Project Services Division
158th paving map

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. 

The road surface removal and paving is being done at night to reduce impacts on traffic. Traffic signals on 158th Avenue at Baseline Road, Jay Street and Jenkins Road will be shut down during paving, with flaggers directing traffic. Expect delays; travelers are encouraged to use alternate routes.

The work is one of the final stages of the 158th Avenue project, which widened the road to five travel lanes, two lanes in each direction with a center turn lane. The project, including permanent striping, is expected to be completed by Sept. 28. All dates are estimates and subject to change. 

For more information, visit the project webpage or contact Washington County Department of Land Use &Transportation Engineering and Construction Services at 503-846-7800 or For traffic alerts, visit or follow @WashcoRoads on Twitter. 

Washington County is committed to planning and protecting the uses of the land and to building and maintaining a great transportation system, balancing care for the natural environment, economic development, safety and community livability.

Media Contact:

Melissa De Lyser, Public Affairs and Communications Manager