Scotch Church Road to close for construction of a roundabout

For Immediate Release: Thursday, November 10, 2016

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation

Scotch Church Road will be closed at Jackson School Road from Nov. 21-Feb. 18, 2017, for the construction of a roundabout at Jackson School, Scotch Church and Meek roads.

Traffic will be detoured to Glencoe, Evergreen and Jackson School roads. All travelers are required to use the signed detour. Jackson School Road will remain open with occasional use of flaggers, when needed, for safety. Meek Road will remain closed through Jan. 31. 

The roundabout will realign Meek and Scotch Church roads at Jackson School Road. The $3.25 million project, funded through the County's Road Capital program, is expected to be completed in 2017.   

For more information, visit the Jackson School (Meek to Scotch Church) Project 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, Communications Coordinator