Verboort and Purdin roads to close July 7-9

For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 29, 2017

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation, Capital Project Services Division

VeVerboort and Purdin detour maprboort and Purdin roads will be closed 7 p.m. July 7 through 10 p.m. July 9 at Nahalem Highway (OR 47) for farm equipment access improvements.

Purdin Road traffic will be detoured to Kemper Road via OR 47 and Thatcher Road.

Verboort Road traffic will be detoured to Martin Road via OR 47.

All traffic will be required to use signed detours. Farm equipment will be allowed through the road closure, if prior arrangements are made by calling 503-846-7800.

The improvements to Purdin and Verboort roads are part of the Verboort-Purdin/OR 47 roundabout and David Hill Road extension projects. The David Hill Road extension opened June 27, with lane restrictions 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. weekdays. The projects are expected to be completed by July 31.

For more information, visit the project webpage or contact Washington County Department of Land Use &Transportation at or 503-846-7800. For the latest road construction schedules, visit

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