Open house for Walker Road is Aug. 8

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, July 18, 2018

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

Walker Road Phase 3 logoWalker Road - Phase 3 vicinity mapThe public is invited to comment on improvements planned for Walker Road at an open house from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, at Portland Community College (PCC) Willow Creek Center, Great Room, 241 SW Edgeway Drive.

This project will widen Walker Road, between 173rd and 185th avenues, to five lanes (two travel lanes in each direction and a center turn lane.)

Additional improvements include:

  • Culvert replacement at Willow Creek
  • Traffic signal at Walker Road and 178th Avenue/Cambray Street
  • Bike lanes
  • Sidewalks
  • Sound walls
  • Street lighting
  • Storm drainage upgrades
  • Landscaping

This project is in the design phase.  Construction is anticipated for 2020.  Project dates are estimates and subject to change.

The estimated $8 million project is funded through the County's Major Streets Transportation Improvement Program (MSTIP).

For more information, visit the project webpage or contact Engineering and Construction Services at 503-846-7800 or If you need a sign or spoken language interpreter, please call 503-846-7822 (or 7-1-1 for Telecommunications Relay Service) at least 48 hours prior to this 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 cost-effective and environmentally responsible manner.

Media Contact:

Melissa De Lyser, Public Affairs and Communications Manager