Urban Road Maintenance District Publishes Annual Report

For Immediate Release: Thursday, April 23, 2015

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation

Washington County's Urban Road Maintenance District (URMD) cares for 439 miles of urban neighborhood streets that are outside of cities. Property owners in urban unincorporated Washington County pay $0.2456 per $1,000 assessed value for URMD.

URMD FY 2013-2014Pavement maintenance is URMD's primary mission. Ninety-four percent of URMD streets are rated in "good" or better pavement condition.

The District also constructs small safety improvements. URMD allocated nearly $6 million for 19 safety improvement projects over the last three years.

A citizen advisory committee reviews URMD services and makes recommendations about service levels, maintenance plans, and safety improvements. The committee invites residents, property owners, and users of URMD-maintained streets to complete the URMD customer satisfaction survey.

The 2013-2014 URMD Annual Report is available online. To request a printed copy of the report, or to request a road service, contact 503-846-ROAD (846-7623) or lutops@co.washington.or.us.

Related: 2013-2014 URMD Annual Report (PDF)

Washington County is committed to planning, building and maintaining a great transportation system, ensuring the safety of all roadway users, and to operating the county roadway system in a cost-effective and environmentally responsible manner.


Media Contact:

Stephen Roberts, Communications Coordinator