Timber Road to close three weeks for culvert replacement

For Immediate Release: Thursday, August 11, 2016

Timber Road will reopen two days early
UPDATED: 08/11/2016
Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation, Operations and Maintenance Division

Replacement of a culvert on Timber Road will be completed two days ahead of schedule and the road reopened to all traffic by end of day Friday, Aug. 12.

Washington County thanks travelers for their patience during this inconvenient but necessary road closure.


Original release: 6/28/16

Timber Road culvert detour

Timber Road will be closed between Strassel Road and OR 6/Wilson River Highway from July 25 through August 14 to replace a culvert.

The culvert collapsed on Dec. 7 during heavy rains. Temporary repairs were completed Dec. 31.  

The road will be closed to all travelers. Local traffic will have access up to, but not through, the work zone, which is south of Strassel Road, 2 miles north of OR 6/Wilson River Highway. For access north of the work zone, use Hwy 26. For access south of the work zone, use OR 6.

This schedule may change. Visit www.wc-roads.com for updates. For more information, contact Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation Operations and Maintenance Division at 503-846-ROAD (846-7623) or lutops@co.washington.or.us.  

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