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Highlights for the week ending January 30, 2015 (posted 1/23/15)

The Washington County Transportation Study will evaluate the long-term transportation strategies and investments needed to sustain the county's economic health and quality of life in the coming decades. The county is currently seeking nominations for up to 12 community members who live or work in Washington County and who will bring a diverse range of interests, knowledge and perspectives to participate in a Study Advisory Committee. If you are interested, you can fill out an application online or download a pdf. Applications are due by Friday, January 30.

Get Involved / Stay Informed

The Active Transportation Forum - How We Get There Matters - will be held January 27 at the PSU Native American Center. The event is free and open to the public. Space is limited.

The Oregon Transportation Commission (ODOT) invites public input on the first-of-its-kind Transportation Options Plan. Transportation options are strategies, programs and investments to enhance traveler opportunities and choices to bike, walk, take transit, share rides and telecommute. Comments will be accepted until January 30.

Oregon's largest volunteer Earth Day event - SOLVE IT - is on Saturday, April 18. SOLVE IT is an opportunity for Oregonians to come together to take care of our parks, waterways and neighborhoods. If you want to lead a volunteer Earth Day project, contact SOLVE to learn how SOLVE can support your project. The deadline for project applications is February 2.

The public is asked to comment on the top Urban Road Maintenance District Safety Improvement candidates being considered for construction in 2015-2016. Comments submitted by February 13, will be reviewed by the Urban Road Maintenance District Advisory Committee.

The City of Hillsboro Parks & Recreation Department will hold an open house on February 25 for their Trails Master Plan. Stop by the Hillsboro Main Library any time between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. to learn more.

Attend an open house for the Farmington Road (Murray to Hocken) project on February 26 at the Beaverton Community Center. The public is invited to stop by any time between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. No formal presentation is planned.

Get involved and stay informed about several planning initiatives around the county. 
  • Basalt Creek Concept Plan
  • Bonny Slope West (Area 93) Plan
  • Cooper Mountain Plan  
  • Hillsboro’s South Hillsboro Plan
  • Southwest Corridor Plan

On the Road

Adopt-A-Road volunteers will be picking up litter along Roy Rogers Road from Scholls Ferry to Beef Bend (IHG Revenue Management). Thank you, volunteers!

Bridge Maintenance crews are working on West Shore Drive at Scoggins Valley Road. Drainage Maintenance crews continue working on Dundee and Old Wilson River roads. Community Service workers will be performing landscaping maintenance on Glencoe Road from Lenox to Milne. Vegetation Maintenance crews are working on Capehorn, Mountaindale, Patton Valley and Timber roads. Shoulder erosion will be repaired on Mountain Home Road between Seiffert and Hwy 219.

Road Closures

Oleson Road remains closed at the Fanno Creek bridge just south of Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway. Motorists are detoured to Hall Boulevard and Scholls Ferry Road. A temporary bike/ped bridge provides access for pedestrians and bicyclists during the closure. The contractor is on schedule to reopen Oleson by March 28.

Road Construction Projects  For the week of: 01/25 - 01/31
Road Name From/To Activity Estimated Completion
Oleson Road Bridge /Fanno Creek Construction 05/31/15
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Road Maintenance Projects  
Road Name From/To Activity Estimated Completion
Capehorn RD Scofield Rd / End of Co. maint. (n) Brush Cutting 01/30/15
Dundee Rd Patton Valley Rd / Dead end Ditching 01/30/15
Glencoe Rd Lenox st / Milne Rd Landscape maintenance-Community Service 01/26/15
Mountain Home RD Seiffert Rd / Hwy 219 Shoulder erosion repair 01/30/15
Mountaindale RD Dersham Rd / Hwy 26 Brush Cutting 01/31/15
Mountaindale RD Roy Rd / Wilkesboro Rd Brush Cutting 01/31/15
Old Wilson River RD Gales Creek Rd / End of pavement Drainage maintenance-structure cleaning 01/30/15
Patton Valley RD Dundee Rd / Mount Richmond Rd Brush Cutting 01/30/15
Patton Valley RD Heartland Dr / Dundee Rd Brush Cutting 01/30/15
Patton Valley RD Old Hwy 47 / Heartland Dr Brush Cutting 01/30/15
Timber RD Cochran Rd / Hwy 26 Brush Cutting 01/31/15
West Shore Dr At: Scoggins Valley Rd Bridge cleaning 01/30/15
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