Open House for Spring Hill Road bridge replacement is March 16

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation, Engineering and Construction Services Division

Springhill Road Bridge replacement project mapInformation on the replacement of the Spring Hill Road bridge over the Tualatin River Overflow will be presented at an open house from 5-7 p.m. March 16 at Gaston Jr./Sr. High School, 300 Park St., Gaston.

The existing wooden bridge, located about 1,000 feet south of Highway 47, is narrow and in need of replacement. It will be replaced with a wider, concrete structure. The $3.1 million project, expected to start spring 2017, will be funded by the Washington County Major Streets Transportation Improvement Program, Phase 3d.

The open house is sponsored by the Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation. Members of the project team will be available to answer questions and to solicit comments. No formal presentation is planned.

For more information, visit the project website, or contact Kim Haughn, Public Information Officer, at 503-846-7822 or

For a sign language interpreter, assistive listening device, or a language interpreter, please call 503-846-7800 (or 7-1-1 for Telecommunications Relay Service) at least 48 hours before the event.

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