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Emergency Notification
Road name From / To Impact Reason
334th Av TV Hwy / Dead End Emergency closure * Flooding

Traffic Safety (posted 12/2/16)
road closure

Heavy rain and flooding during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend resulted in road closures and restrictions on more than 30 Washington County roads. Travelers are reminded to respect road closure signs. Roads are closed for safety reasons. It is illegal for motorists, pedestrians or bicyclists to move or travel around road-closure barricades. To report someone moving or traveling around a barricade, call Washington County nonemergency dispatch at 503-629-0111.
Oregon's beautiful scenery is a year-round source of enjoyment. Driving in Oregon's winters, however, can be challenging. Follow the recommendations in the Oregon Winter Driving Guide so you arrive safely at your destination!
When snow and ice are in the forecast, TriMet has a plan to keep riders moving safely. There's plenty you can do, too, like learning your snow route and updating your service alert subscriptions.

Bike and Ped News (posted 12/2/16)
realtime map

Beginning Dec. 7 and continuing for about one month, the multiuse path along U.S. 26 between SW 79th Avenue and SW Katherine Lane will close intermittently at night for an ODOT electronic-signage project. This portion of the path is adjacent to West Sylvan Middle School. The work is part of ODOT’s RealTime project to provide more real-time traffic information to help drivers get where they’re going more safely and efficiently.

Eight road improvement projects that will improve bicycle/pedestrian safety were recommended for funding in FY 2017-18 by the Urban Road Maintenance District Advisory Committee (URMDAC) during its Nov. 16 meeting. The projects were selected unanimously from 23 top safety improvement candidates following a public comment period. These projects will be included in the FY 2017-18 Road Maintenance Program presented to the Board of County Commissioners for approval in June. Media Release




Stay Informed / Get Involved (posted 12/2/16)

The Rural Roads Operations and Maintenance Advisory Committee meets 7:30 a.m. Dec. 8 at the Walnut Street Center in Hillsboro. The agenda includes presentations on the Willamette Water Supply project and the state legislature’s efforts to develop a transportation funding package. The public is invited to attend, and time is provided for public comments.

An open house for the Timber Road bridge replacement project will be 5-7 p.m. Dec. 15 at Gales Creek Fire Station.

Portland State University invites you to participate in a commuting survey by Dec. 16. TriMet also wants to know more about how you get around.

Celebrating People & Partnerships Annual Report FY 2015-16 has been published online by Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation. The publication highlights the County's community partnerships that have been essential to the success of several large transportation and development projects.

On the Road (posted 12/2/16)
road work ahead



A new signal has been installed and is now operating at Brookwood Parkway at Huffman."Traffic control change ahead" signs are temporarily in place to alert road users of the change.

Expect lane closures on southbound OR 47 (Quince Street) at OR 8 (Pacific Avenue) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday for utility work related to ODOT’s improvement project. This utility work in advance of construction will continue through February.

Construction on Fischer Road, between SW 131st Avenue and Highway 99W, will occur 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays starting Dec. 5. Flaggers will direct traffic through lane closures. Media release




Road Closures (posted 12/2/16)
jackson school



Meek Road remains closed at Jackson School Road through Jan. 31, and Scotch Church Road remains closed through Feb. 18 for construction of a roundabout at Jackson School, Scotch Church and Meek roads. Jackson School Road will remain open.

View our Road Closures and Traffic Advisories page for additional work that may impact your commute.

Orange is your clue to slow down and pay attention.

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Road Construction Projects  For the week of: 12/04 - 12/10
Road Name From/To Activity Estimated Completion
124th Avenue Grahams Ferry Rd/Tualatin-Sherwood Rd Construction 09/28/18
Bike & Ped Gain Share Projects /Various Locations Construction 12/31/16
Brookwood Parkway Shute Rd/Meek Rd Construction 12/30/16
Cornelius Pass Road U.S. 26/Cornell Rd Construction 12/31/16
David Hill Road & OR 47/Verboort Road / Construction 06/30/17
Farmington Road Murray Blvd/Hocken Ave Construction 05/31/17
Jackson School Road Roundabout Scotch Church Rd/Meek Rd Construction 06/01/17
Porter Road Bridge /Council Creek Construction 05/31/17
Safety Projects - 2014 Minor Betterment & URMD /Various Locations Construction 09/30/16
Safety Projects - 2015 Minor Betterment & URMD /Various Locations Construction 10/31/16
Tualatin-Sherwood Road (ITS - Phase 2) Hwy 99W/Teton Ave Construction 08/31/16
U.S. 26 Widening Project (Cornelius Pass Road to 185th Avenue) Cornelius Pass Road/185th Avenue Construction 12/31/18
Walker Road - Phase 1 Schendel Ave/173rd Ave Construction 11/30/16
Walnut Street Tiedeman Ave/116th Ave Construction 06/26/17
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Road Maintenance Projects  
Road Name From/To Activity Estimated Completion
Bethany Blvd Kaiser Rd / Laidlaw Rd Landscape maintenance 12/04/16
Boones Ferry Rd Day Rd / Norwood Rd Water quality system maintenance 12/09/16
Clark Hill Rd Scholls Ferry Rd / Farmington Rd Ditch maintenance 12/16/16
Cornelius-Schefflin Rd (S.) County Line / Kerkman Rd Water quality system maintenance 12/16/16
Dick Rd End of pavement / Phillips Rd Ditch maintenance 12/09/16
Firdale Rd End of pavement / Unger Rd Ditch maintenance 12/09/16
McCormick Hill Rd Laurel Rd / Vanderschuere Rd Ditch maintenance 12/09/16
Moreland Rd Dorland Rd / County line Shoulder maintenance 12/09/16
Timber Rd Cochran Rd / Wilcox Rd Water quality system maintenance 12/09/16
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