Public invited to comment on URMD Safety Improvement candidates

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation, Operations and Maintenance Division

Public comment on the top safety improvement candidates being considered for funding in 2017-18 is being solicited by Washington County's Urban Road Maintenance District Advisory Committee.

Comments will be accepted through Nov. 11. Candidates can be reviewed and comments entered on the interactive map.

The committee will review comments on Nov. 16 and then recommend projects to the Washington County Board of Commissioners to be included in URMD's 2017-18 budget.

Community organizations interested in hosting a presentation about the URMD Safety Improvement Program and candidates in their area are encouraged to contact the Operations and Maintenance Division.

To propose a small road improvement candidate, submit an online form or contact the Operations and Maintenance Division at 503-846-ROAD (846-7623) or

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, Communications Coordinator