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Highlights for the week ending August 7, 2015 (posted 7/31/15)
Big Fair Fun

Come visit us today through Sunday, August 2, at the Washington County Fair! Spin the wheel of traffic safety and win a prize! Pick up fun activity books, brochures about our services, and much more. Nothing but Big Fair Fun!

Stay Informed / Get Involved
The Taylor Street Gain Share project  is currently out for bid with bids due by 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 5. Visit the ORPIN website for more details. To purchase plan sets, call 503-846-7800 or stop by our office at 1400 SW Walnut Street in Hillsboro.
Come visit us at Celebrate Hillsboro from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, August 8! We will also have big rigs at THPRD's Big Truck Day on from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, August 8, at the Conestoga Recreation Center. Both events have free admission. Hope to see you there!
Take two minutes to tell Metro what to focus on in transportation! Your input will help provide guidance for their 2018 Regional Transportation Plan. The five question poll is available through August 15 at www.oregonmetro.gov/transportation.

Road Closures
Helvetia Road is closed between Jacobson and Schaaf roads through Sunday, August 16, for a culvert replacement at Waible Creek as part of the Groveland Drive realignment project.

: Travel to the following events may be impacted due to the Helvetia Road closure.  
·         2015 Summer Festival (Saturday-Sunday, August 1 - 2) at the Rice NW Museum of Rocks and Minerals (Event Detour Map)
·         NW Fossil Fest (August 8) at the Rice NW Museum of Rocks and Minerals  
·         Helvetia Culture Fest (August 16) - may be impacted if the road opens later than anticipated. Event goers can follow the signed detour route.
Bates Road in Gaston will be closed  August 1 - 31 between Patton Valley Road and Old Highway 47 for installation of a water line. Traffic will be detoured via Old Highway 47.
First Avenue in Hillsboro will be closed to vehicles and bicyclists between Oak Street and Baseline Street beginning 6 a.m. Monday, August 3, through 6 p.m. Thursday, August 6. The closure is necessary for the contractor to reconstruct and repave the roadway. Sidewalks and crosswalks will remain open. Visit ODOT’s project website for details.
The eastbound closure of Walker Road between Amberglen and 185th has been extended through Friday, August 14, while the contractor completes installation of a water line. Travelers are detoured to Cornell Road.
Tualatin-Sherwood Road will be closed at the railroad crossing west of Oregon Street for up to 72 hours beginning Friday evening, August 21. The closure is necessary to replace the railroad crossing. Signs will identify detour routes.
CLOSURE EXTENDED: 49th Avenue remains closed at Baseline Road through August 28 for grading work. Vehicles, bicyclists and pedestrians are detoured to 53rd Avenue.
2nd Street and Menlo Drive are closed at Farmington Road through Sept. 4 for culvert replacement at Erickson Creek. Travelers are detoured to Erickson Avenue.

On the Road
Micro-surface paving has been postponed until further notice due to unforeseen circumstances.
County crews completed this summer’s chip seals on schedule. Road striping will be restored soon. If you live along or use these roads, thank you for your patience and please let us know what we did well and how we can improve.
Asphalt overlay paving continues on neighborhood streets in the Urban Road Maintenance District. The tentative schedule is posted below (scroll down to Road Maintenance Projects). Roads remain open during this work; expect delays or use alternate routes.
Pavement patching continues on Cedar Canyon and Thatcher roads. Pavement repairs are being made on Rosedale Road in preparation for paving later this summer. Culverts are being replaced on Mead Lane and Murtaugh Road. Bridge repairs continue on Mount Richmond Road, Old Hwy 47 and Pihl Road. Vegetation crews continue roadside mowing and brush-cutting. Community Service workers continue landscape maintenance along urban roadways. Traffic crews are repairing signs and refreshing pavement markings – watch for and use caution around nighttime road striping operations.
Adopt-A-Road volunteers are picking up litter along 170th Avenue from Coventry to Shaw (In Memory of Chiara Acker). Thank you, volunteers!
Tis’ the season for roadwork – happening all over Washington County! Check with the appropriate road agency for projects in your area. Orange is your clue to slow down and pay attention!

Road Construction Projects  For the week of: 08/02 - 08/08
Road Name From/To Activity Estimated Completion
Bike & Ped Projects - Gain Share /Various Locations Construction 12/31/16
Baseline Road 197th Ave to Willow Creek Dr/Brookwood Ave to 231st Ave Construction 06/30/16
Cornelius Pass Road U.S. 26/Cornell Rd Construction 12/31/16
Farmington Road Murray Blvd/Hocken Ave Construction 05/31/17
View all construction projects

Road Maintenance Projects  
Road Name From/To Activity Estimated Completion
091st Av Jamieson Rd / Woodside Dr Asphalt overlay paving - URMD 08/11/15
106th Av Canyon Rd / Walker Rd Micro-surface paving - URMD 08/31/15
109th Av Hwy 10 / 110th Av Micro-surface paving - URMD 08/31/15
149th Av Division St / 006th Av Micro-surface paving 08/31/15
166th Pl Cds (s/Hargis Rd) / Cds (n) Asphalt overlay paving - URMD 08/04/15
170th Av Spellman Dr / Kemmer Rd Micro-surface paving 08/31/15
173rd Av Farmington Rd / Shaw St Micro-surface paving - URMD 08/31/15
184th Av Kinnaman Rd / Wheeler Ct Striping 08/07/15
227th Av Quatama Rd / north of Fir St Micro-surface paving 08/31/15
Blanton St Spratt Wy (n) / 160th Av Micro-surface paving - URMD 08/31/15
Bronson Rd Bethany Bl / Somerset West entrance Micro-surface paving 08/31/15
Butner Rd Park Wy / Cedar Hills Bl Micro-surface paving 08/31/15
Butner Rd Downing St / Walker Rd Micro-surface paving - URMD 08/31/15
Canyon Dr Frontage Rd (n/Canyon Ln) / 078th Av Micro-surface paving - URMD 08/31/15
Cedar Canyon Old Hwy 47 / Hartwick Rd Pavement machine patching 08/06/15
Cipole Rd Tualatin-Sherwood Rd / Hwy 99W Micro-surface paving 08/31/15
Coral St Dead End (e/090th Av) / Tigard Jur. (.038 w/092nd Av) Asphalt overlay paving - URMD 08/20/15
Damascus St 113th Av / pvt drive (w) Striping 08/07/15
Dixon Mill Rd At: Iowa Hill Rd Ditch maintenance 08/14/15
Downing St Butner Rd / Meadow Dr Micro-surface paving 08/31/15
Evergreen St House #13745 / Barricade (w) Striping 08/19/15
Evergreen St Thompson Rd / House #13745 Striping 08/19/15
Evergreen St House # 13745 / Barricade (w) Asphalt overlay paving - URMD 08/18/15
Evergreen St Thompson Rd / House #13745 Asphalt overlay paving - URMD 08/18/15
Fairway Dr 078th Av / 087th Av Asphalt overlay paving - URMD 08/13/15
Fairway Dr 078th Av / 087th Av Striping 08/13/15
Golf Course Rd Tongue Ln / Cornelius Jur. Pavement repair 08/06/15
Inglis Dr Grabhorn Rd / Dead End Micro-surface paving 08/31/15
Marlow Av Eastridge St / Park Wy Micro-surface paving 08/31/15
Mayo St 066th Av / 069th Av Asphalt overlay paving - URMD 08/20/15
Mead Ln End pavement / Pumpkin Ridge Rd (n) Culvert replacement (12 inch) 08/07/15
Meadow Ln 091st Av / 094th Av Asphalt overlay paving - URMD 08/11/15
Mount Richmond Rd At: 1263 Bridge maintenance 08/07/15
Mount Richmond Rd At: 1265 Bridge maintenance 08/07/15
Murtaugh Rd Howell Dr / Gate@Sky Ranch Dr Culvert replacement (12 inch) 08/07/15
Old Hwy 47 At: 1406 Bridge maintenance 08/07/15
Old Scholls Ferry Rd Scholls Ferry (e) / Scholls Ferry (w) Striping 08/07/15
Old Scholls Ferry Rd Scholls Ferry Rd (e) / Scholls Ferry Rd (w) Asphalt overlay paving - URMD 08/06/15
Park Wy Baltic Av / Marlow Av Micro-surface paving 08/31/15
Pihl Rd At: Bridge #1376 Bridge maintenance 08/07/15
Rainmont Rd 111th Av / 113th Av Micro-surface paving - URMD 08/31/15
Ridgewood Av Brentwood St / Canyon Dr Micro-surface paving - URMD 08/31/15
Rosedale Rd 209th Av / River Rd Grind and inlay 08/07/15
Rosedale Rd 209th Av / River Rd Pavement repair 08/06/15
Roxbury Av Walker Rd / Marlow Av Micro-surface paving 08/31/15
Roy Rogers Rd Scholls Ferry Rd / Tualatin-Sherwood Rd Litter Pickup - Community Service 08/03/15
Scholls-Sherwood Rd Scholls Ferry Rd / Roy Rogers Rd Litter Pickup - Community Service 08/03/15
Thatcher Rd Gales Creek Rd / Kansas City Machine patch paving 08/07/15
View all maintenance projects
Land Use & Transportation
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Hillsboro,OR 97123-5625
Phone: 503-846-ROAD
Fax: 503-846-7620
Email: WC-Roads
Land Use & Transportation

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