David Hill Extension & Verboort-Purdin / OR 47


David Hill Road extension and roundabout
In 2012, David Hill Road was extended from Brooke Street to 700 feet to the east, through existing wetlands (see phase 1 project page). 

Phase 2 further extends David Hill Road from where Phase 1 ended to OR 47. The roadway will match up to the existing facility, which includes one travel lane in each direction, bike lanes, planter strips, sidewalk along the south side of the road and a center median. The project will also construct a roundabout where the David Hill Road extension connects to OR 47.

Verboort-Purdin/OR 47 roundabout
In addition to the David Hill Road extension project, a roundabout has been constructed at the Verboort-Purdin Road and OR 47 intersection. Washington County is partnering with the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) to construct that project.

Washington County staff are managing the design and construction for both projects.

The David Hill Road extension project is funded through phase 3d of the County's Major Streets Transportation Improvement Program (MSTIP).

For more information about the OR 47 / Verboort-Purdin Road project, visit ODOT's OR 47 safety project website.

CPO 13; Commissioner District 4

Project Contact

Engineering and Construction Services
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Current Activity - completed


David Hill Update 7/18/17: Grand opening celebration planned for David Hill Road Extension and Roundabout, 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Aug. 4 at location. Media release

Verboort-Purdin Update 6/29/17: Verboort and Purdin roads will be closed at Nehalem Highway (OR 47) 7 p.m. July 7 - 10 p.m. July 9. media release

David Hill Update 6/27/17: David Hill Road extension opens to traffic. Road will have lane closures 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. weekdays through July 31 to complete construction.

Verboort-Purdin Update 11/18/16: Roundabout is now open.

Verboort-Purdin Update 9/30/16: Purdin Road is now open. Crews are continuing work on the project through the end of the year, but all the roads are now open. Lane restrictions from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. may occur near the roundabout throughout October; motorists should expect delays.

Purdin Road Closure Update 8/12/2016: Purdin Road will be closed at HWY 47 for 40 consecutive days starting today. Left turn from Verboort Road on to HWY 47 will not be available during the closure. All travelers, including farm equipment, will be required to use the signed detour route. Traffic will be detoured to Kemper Road via HWY 47 and Thatcher Road.

OR 47/Verboort-Purdin roundabout update 6/29/2016: 100207 Verboort Purdin Porter Bridge Detour mapVerboort and Purdin roads at OR 47 will be partially closed through mid-August to construct a roundabout at the OR 47 / Verboort/Purdin Rd intersection.

All travelers, including farm equipment, will be limited to right in / right out access at Purdin and Verboort roads. Signage will be provided along the designated detour route. OR47 will remain open during this side street closure.

After mid-August, access to Purdin Road, west of OR 47 will be closed for 5 weeks to complete construction of the roundabout. This is a full closure - no motor vehicle or pedestrian traffic permitted. Businesses and roadside stands will be open. Customers will need to use the detour route.

Expect intermittent closures in the roundabout until October 1st. Flaggers will direct traffic through the roundabout during the final paving portion of the project.

Full road access will be reinstated October 1, 2016.

Additionally, Porter Road will be closed at the bridge beginning August 1 to replace the bridge. This closure is expected to continue for 3 months.


David Hill Road extension update 3/25/2016:
Bids on this project opened March 16. Eagle-Elsner Inc was the apparent low bidder. Construction is scheduled to begin this spring with completion by spring 2017.



Project Update e-Newsletters
March 2016
February 2016




Open House #2 - February 23, 2016
Open House Postcard

OR 47/Verboort Roundabout:

David Hill Road Extension:

Additional Displays:

Open House #1 - December 11, 2014


Project Timeline

Construction start date: 02/22/2016
Estimated completion date: 07/31/2017


Note: Dates are estimated and subject to change due to weather and/or other unforeseeable events.