Bridge replacement on Scotch Church Road starts Sept. 9

For Immediate Release: Sunday, September 01, 2019

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation

Scotch Church Road detour mapA portion of Scotch Church Road will close to all traffic, between Glencoe and Jackson School roads, starting  9 a.m. Sept. 9 for replacement of the timber bridge over McKay Creek.

The detour route includes Jackson School, Evergreen and Glencoe roads. (See map) The road is expected to reopen to traffic in March. The entire project is expected to be completed September 2020.

The existing bridge is narrow and structurally deficient. The $4.3 million project is funded through the County’s Major Streets Transportation Improvement Program Phase 3e.

For more information, visit the project webpage, or Twitter @washcoroads #ScotchChurchClosure

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 cost-effective and environmentally responsible manne

Media Contact:

Melissa De Lyser, Public Affairs and Communications Manager