Week of 1/18/21 | View as Webpage

Note: Washington County offices are closed Jan. 18 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
RROMAC welcomes new member
Kristine Kennedy joined the Rural Roads Operations and Maintenance Advisory Committee (RROMAC) on Jan. 14.

Kennedy is the owner of Highway Heavy Hauling, a Multnomah County-based trucking company. She serves on the city of Portland Freight Committee, Motor Carrier Transportation Advisory Committee and the Oregon Department of Transportation Mobility Committee.

RROMAC works with County staff and advises the Washington County Board of Commissioners on issues related to rural roads. The committee meets at 7:30 a.m. the second Thursday of most months. Due to COVID-19, meetings are being held virtually.  Join here

There is one vacant position on RROMAC. Application information is available on the Washington County website.
Road closures
  • Gaston Road, between Highway 47 and Spring Hill Road, through Jan. 24 (extended) for bridge replacement. Detour map
  • Kemmer Road, between between 176th and 182nd avenues Jan. 18-Feb. 17 for a waterline installation by the city of Beaverton. Map
  • Rosedale Road, between between 209th and 229th avenues through April 21 for Willamette Water Supply System South Hillsboro Pipeline Project. Map
Lane closures
  • First Avenue (OR-219), between Baseline (OR-8) and Oak streets (OR-8), weeknights 7 p.m.-6 a.m. through Jan. 29 (extended) by Oregon Department of Transportation. Map
  • 69th Avenue, between Atlanta and Dartmouth streets, through Feb. 1 (extended) for water main improvements by Tualatin Valley Water District. Map
  • 124th Avenue, between Tualatin-Sherwood Road and 2000 feet south of the intersection, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. weekdays through Jan. 29 for roadwork related to the PGE Integrated Operations Center. Map
  • Greenburg Road, between Hall Boulevard and Oak Street, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays through March 8, and nighttime signal shutdowns from 9 p.m.-5 a.m. between Hall Boulevard and Washington Square Road through March 20, for water main improvements by Tualatin Valley Water District. Map
  • Hampton Street, between 66th and 68th avenues, 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays through Feb. 1 (extended) for Tualatin Valley Water District's Hampton-69th Avenue water main improvements. Map
  • Laidlaw Road, between Torin Terrace to East Road, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays through Feb. 26 for Riverside Homes. Map
  • Roy Rogers Road, between Scholls Ferry and Bull Mountain Roads. Speed reduction to 35 mph between Scholls Ferry and Bull Mountain roads and 45 mph between Bull Mountain and Beef Bend roads through December 2021 for road widening. Map
  • West Union Road, between 153rd Terrace and Bronson Creek Drive, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m.-3 pm. Friday through April 1 for sidewalk installation. Map
ADA ramp replacements
ADA ramp replacements have minimal impact on motor vehicle traffic; pedestrian paths will be maintained. Lane closures will be intermittent during weekday hours only. Ramps are in construction on portions of the following roads:

  • 149th Avenue at Downing Court and Surrey Court
  • Barrington Terrace/Westminster Drive
  • Bethany Boulevard
  • Peachtree Drive at Beef Bend Road, Blue Spruce Court, Mapleview Lane, Willow Top Lane and Wrightwood Court
  • Quatama Street
  • West Union Road

Neighborhood meetings, required for many Washington County development applications, can be held online temporarily as per the new COVID-19 Virtual Neighborhood Meeting Supplement. The temporary supplemental policy is in effect for the duration of Gov. Kate Brown's "Stay Home. Save Lives" executive order.
Jan. 26 - Proposed 11-lot subdivision
At 6 p.m. held virtually (instructions available here.) The site is 0.46 acre in the R-15 District (Residential, 12-15 units per acre) and is located on tax lots #1S202AD01500 and #1S202AD01400. Contact Wayne Hayson, Pioneer Design Group, Inc, at whayson@pd-grp.com.

CPO 6; District 1
Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation
155 M First Ave., Ste 250, MS 16 | Hillsboro, OR 9714