Submit new proposals for small road improvements by July 15

Release date: 06/17/2015
Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation, Operations and Maintenance Division

sidewalk endsWashington County's Department of Land Use & Transportation invites the public to propose candidates for small-scale road improvements. To be eligible, the proposed improvement must address a safety or connectivity issue on a county road.

Proposals for eligible candidates received by July 15 will be considered this summer by the Urban Road Maintenance District Advisory Committee for the URMD Safety Improvement program.  Projects selected by the committee will be included in the fiscal year 2016-2017 budget request.

Proposals received after July 15 will be added to the candidate list for consideration in next year's project selection process. Candidates not selected for funding remain on the list for future consideration.

Candidates may be proposed by submitting an online form or by contacting 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