SW 175th Avenue to close July 5

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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

175th closure extended to Aug. 24

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UPDATED: 07/30/2017

The 175th Avenue closure, between SW Kemmer and SW Scholls Ferry roads, has been extended through Aug. 24. For more information, contact Brian Clopton, 503-682-0420 or brian@cloptonexcavating.com.

Original release:

SW 175th Avenue, between SW Kemmer Road and SW Scholls Ferry Road, is scheduled to be closed to thru traffic July 5-Aug. 3 by Brian Clopton Excavating for construction of road improvements.

Through traffic will be detoured to SW Hart Road, SW Murray Boulevard and SW Scholls Ferry Road. Local access will be available only for properties that must be accessed from 175th Avenue, including Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District's Winkelman Park. The park will be accessible only from 175th Avenue via Kemmer Road.

The road work is permitted by Washington County and managed by Brian Clopton Excavating. For more information about the closure or Kemmer Ridge development, contact Brian Clopton, 503-682-0420 or brian@cloptonexcavating.com.

Washington County is committed to working with our partner agencies in 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