Washington County Roads: By the Numbers

By the numbers banner

An overview of the road system maintained by Washington County's Department of Land Use & Transportation. All figures are for FY 2017-18.

Total Miles

The county road system consists of:

  • 1,295 centerline miles (669 miles in urban areas and 626 miles in rural areas)
  • 3,042 lane miles (313 within cities and 2,729 outside cities)

Pavement Condition

The average target PCI for the county's arterial and collector roads is 77, considered "good" by industry standards.

2017-18 PCI Chart 4

Bridges, Culverts, Guardrails and Vegetation Management

Bridge icon        centerline miles graphic       Culvert icon

In addition to paved and gravel roads, the county maintains and repairs:

  • 186 bridges
  • 3,030 culverts
  • 863 shoulder miles of drainage ditches
  • 422 centerline miles of road striping
  • 204 centerline miles of gravel roads graded
  • 167 shoulder miles of roadside brush cutting

Customer Service Requests

pothole graphic        by the numbers graphic 2        ROW graphic    

In FY 2017-18, the county acted on 2,043 customer-initiated requests for road service. Most requested were vegetation management, trash and debris removal, repair of potholes and rough roads, gravel road grading and drainage management.

 by the numbers graphic

Additional resources:

  • Annual Reports from the Department of Land Use & Transportation
  • Washington County traffic counts
  • wc-roads, for road news, current and scheduled road work, road closures and traffic advisories