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Walker Road online open house accepting comments through Dec. 13.
Comment on the Walker Road Phase 3 Project at an online open house through Dec. 13.

Walker Road will be widened to five lanes (two travel lanes in each direction with a center turn lane) with bike lanes and sidewalks between 173rd and 185th avenues. The project also includes:

  • Replacement of a culvert at Willow Creek
  • Removal of a dip in the road at the culvert
  • Installation of a traffic signal at the Walker Road and 178th Avenue/Cambray Street intersection
  • Installation of soundwalls
  • Improvements to drainage and street lighting

The $10.5 million project is funded through the County’s Major Streets Transportation Improvement Program (MSTIP 3e).

To participate, visit the Walker Road Phase 3 Open House or contact Capital Project Services at 503-846-7800 or lutproj@co.washington.or.us.
Ride Connection seeks comment on proposed expansions
Comment on Ride Connection’s proposed public transportation service expansions in western Washington County.

Three expansions have been proposed. Feedback on each is being accepted through Nov. 29 via the following websites:

Ride Connection is partnering with Washington County to expand public transportation using Statewide Transportation Improvement Funds (STIF)/House Bill 2017.  Comment here
  • OR 217 Auxiliary Lanes Project through Dec. 17. The Oregon Department of Transportation project addresses long-standing bottlenecks between Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway and OR 99W and at the Allen Boulevard and Denney Road interchanges. Visit the online open house.
Road closures
  • Gaston Road, between Highway 47 and Spring Hill Road, through Jan. 15 (extended) for bridge replacement. Detour map
Lane closures
  • First Avenue (OR-219), between Baseline (OR-8) and Oak streets (OR-8), weeknights 7 p.m.-6 a.m. through Dec. 4 (extended) by Oregon Department of Transportation. Map
  • 69th Avenue, between Atlanta and Dartmouth streets, through Dec. 15 (extended) for water main improvements by Tualatin Valley Water District. Map
  • 175th Avenue/Ravine Drive, at the intersection 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. weekdays through Dec. 31 for utility work. Map
  • 198th Avenue, between Farmington Road and Tualatin Valley Highway, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays intermittently through Dec. 31. Map
  • Butner Road, between 126th and Huntington avenues, through Dec. 31 for road construction. Map
  • Jenkins Road, between 158th Avenue and Murray Boulevard, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. weekdays through Dec. 31. Map
  • Laidlaw Road, between Torin Terrace to East Road, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays through Dec. 31 for Riverside Homes. Map
  • Madeline Street, between 192nd and 188th avenues and between 185th and 180th avenues, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays through Dec. 4 (extended) for sidewalk installations. Map
  • Murray Boulevard, between Tualatin Valley Highway and Millikan Way, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. weekdays through Nov. 30 for road improvements related to the West End District development. Map
  • Pacific Highway (OR 99W), between Fischer and Hazelbrook roads, intermittent nighttime work through Dec. 31 for bridge repair by ODOT. Map
  • River Road, 500-1000 feet south of Oakhurst Street, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. weekdays through Dec. 31 for construction related to Riverside Homes. Map
  • Rosa Road, between 198th Avenue and Farmington Road, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays intermittently through Dec. 4 (extended) for sidewalk installation. Map
  • Roy Rogers Road, between Scholls Ferry and Bull Mountain Roads, nighttime lane closures and 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:

  • 143rd Avenue
  • 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
  • Science Park Drive at Cornell Road and Murray Boulevard
  • 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.
Dec. 3 - Proposed 6-lot subdivision
At 6 p.m. held virtually (instructions available here.) The property is 1.11 acres in the R-5 District (Residential 4-5 units per acre) and is located on tax lots #1S107BA01400, #1S107BA01403 and #1S107BD00180. Contact Matthew Newman, NW Engineering, at mattn@nw-eng.com.

CPO 6; District 1
Dec. 5 - Proposed 2-lot partition
At 11:30 a.m. in the yard of 8208 SW Taylor's Ferry Road. The property is 0.47 acre in the R-5 District (Residential 4-5 units per acre) and is located on tax lot #1S125CB00400. Contact John DeJong, Tech. Engineering, at technicalengineeringinc@yahoo.com.

CPO 4M; District 3
Dec. 14 - Proposed double classroom portable
At 6 p.m. held virtually (instructions available here.) The property is 3.04 acres in the INST District (Institutional) and is located at 3500 SW 104th Ave. Contact Robyn Stolin, Hope Chinese Charter School, facilities@hopecss.org.

CPO 3; District 2
Dec. 17 - Proposed 10-lot subdivision
At 6 p.m. held virtually (instructions available here.) The property is 1.31 acres in the R-9 District (Residential, 7-9 units per acre) and is located on tax lot #1N122C05100. Contact Mimi Doukas, AKS Engineering & Forestry, at 503-563-6151.

CPO 1; District 2
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