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The Department of Land Use & Transportation
Weekly Update
Friday is the last day to comment on Top Safety Improvement Candidates  
Friday, Oct. 16, is the last day for public comment on the Top URMD Safety Improvement Candidates that are being considered for funding.
All comments submitted by Friday will be reviewed by the Urban Road Maintenance District Advisory Committee. To review and comment on the candidates, visit the Top URMD Safety Improvement Candidates webpage. Or, email comments to lutops@co.washington.or.us or by calling 503-846-7623. Please reference the candidate number and road name.   Media release 
Countywide
Development Forum is Oct. 29
The fall Development Forum will be 8:30-10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, in the Public Services Building Cafeteria. The forum provides development and building industry customers with the opportunity to network, provide valuable input, and learn more about PDS services, initiatives, and processing timelines.
Highlights include:
  • Obtaining Current Planning Final Approval & completing Public Improvements
  • Establishing a Service District for Lighting (SDL).
  • Renewal of Clean Water Services National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit. 
  • Electronic Building Plan Submission and Review Initiative.

To register for this free forum, email lutbldg@co.washington.or.us or call 503-846-3470.  Washington County Development Forum Webpage    

Countywide
New U.S. 26 off-ramp at Brookwood Parkway opens Monday
The new loop off-ramp from westbound U.S. 26 to southbound Brookwood Parkway will open at 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 19.

In addition, at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, the existing off-ramp from the westbound highway will close for up to a week during realignment into a ramp to northbound Helvetia Road only. During the closure, signs will direct travelers wishing to go north on Helvetia Road to use the Jackson School Road interchange.
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CPO 8; District 4

County ongoing roadwork projects:

Roadwork and road closures - be safe in work zones:
There are road maintenance and construction projects happening throughout the county. Be sure to check www.wc-roads.com for the most current roadwork information. All paving work is weather-dependent and schedules may be adjusted due to changes in the weather or for other unforeseen circumstances.
2015 County Road Work Map
Check out our map depicting all of this year's planned county road work projects, including major maintenance activities and minor safety improvement projects at www.wc-roads.com/uploadedfiles/2015-Construction-Map.pdf
Countywide
Scoggins Valley Road has reopened
Scoggins Valley Road,west of Tanner Creek Road, reopened to all traffic on Friday, Oct. 9. The road was closed for replacement of two culverts.   Hagg Lake Perimeter Roads project webpage   Media release
CPO 11; District 4
Glencoe Road to close Oct. 20-21 for railroad crossing repairs
Glencoe Road will be closed at the railroad crossing north of West Union Road from 7 a.m. Oct. 20 through 6 p.m. Oct. 21 for repairs to the Portland & Western Railroad Co. crossing. The work is weather dependent. Check www.wc-roads.com for updates.   Detour Route Map
CPO 8; District 4
Pedestrian facility construction projects underway
Five Urban Road Maintenance District (URMD) Safety Improvement projects, one Minor Betterment project, and one Gain Share-funded project are under construction. Travelers should expect delays and/or use alternate routes. Projects are:
  • East side of 119th Avenue at Lovejoy Street. Construction of pedestrian ramps will occur from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday (Saturday as needed); flaggers will be on site from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. The project is expected to be completed by Oct. 30, weather permitting. CPO 1; District 2
  • 209th Avenue between Blanton and the railroad tracks south of TV Highway. Construction of a pedestrian path is being performed between 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday (Saturday as needed); flaggers will be on site from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The project is expected to be completed by Oct. 30, weather permitting. CPO 6; Districts 1 and 4
  • South side of Rock Road between Cornelius Pass and Rock Court. Construction of a sidewalk project started Thursday, Oct. 8. Work is will be performed from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday (Saturdays as needed). Flaggers will be on site form 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Construction is expected to be completed by Oct. 30, weather permitting.   CPO 6; District 1
  • North side of Cornell Road between 97th and 102nd avenues. Construction of a pedestrian path will occur from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday (Saturday as needed); flaggers will be on site from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The project is expected to be completed by Nov. 30, weather permitting.   CPO 1; District 2
  • South side of McDaniel Road between Harding Court and Arnott Lane. Construction of an URMD-funded wider shoulder is expected to be complete by Nov. 30, weather permitting. CPO 1; District 2
  • South side of Taylor Street between 90th Avenue and Windwood Drive. Construction of a new sidewalk is expected to be complete by Nov. 30, weather permitting.   CPO 1; District 2
  • North side of Thompson Road between 143rd Avenue and Evergreen Street. Construction of an URMD-funded pedestrian path will occur from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday (Saturday as needed); flaggers will be on site from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The project is expected to be completed by Nov. 30, weather permitting.   CPOs 1 and 7; District 2
 
Visit www.wc-roads.com for the latest road information, including capital road construction, upcoming road maintenance work and weekend events that may impact traffic in Washington County.

 

 

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Neighborhood Meetings for Proposed Developments:

NOTE: This information is provided as a courtesy only. Developers are required to hold Neighborhood Meetings prior to submitting certain land use applications. A developer may also choose to hold such a meeting voluntarily if it is not required by county code. These meetings are intended to serve as a forum for the developer, affected CPOs, and property owners within the required notification buffer (500 feet in urban areas; 1,000 feet in rural areas) to discuss the proposal prior to the developer submitting an application to the county. County staff do not schedule these meetings and do not attend them. For more information, you can visit our Neighborhood Meeting page.  

Thursday, Oct. 15 - Proposed 16-lot single-family home subdivision

At 6:30 p.m. at Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue North Operating Center. The subject property is 1.55 acres in the R-15 district (Residential 12-15 units per acre) and is located at taxlot 1S107BC00100. Contact: Matthew Newman; NW Engineers; mattn@nw-eng.com  or 503-601-4402.

CPO 6; District 1

Saturday, Oct. 17 - Proposed 2-parcel partition for a second single-family home 

At 9 a.m. at the subject property. The subject property is 0.48 acre in the R-6 district (Residential 5-6 units per acre) and is located at 15995 SW Roshak Road. Contact: Petro Shevchenko at 503-228-2979.

CPO 4B; District 3

Thursday, Oct. 22 - Proposed 2-parcel partition for single-family home 

At 6:30 p.m. at Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue North Operating Center. The subject property is 0.49 acre in the R-5 district (Residential 4-5 units per acre) and is located at 4874 SW 182nd Avenue. Contact: Matthew Newman; NW Engineers; mattn@nw-eng.com  or 503-601-4402.

CPO 6; District 1
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Melissa De Lyser | Communications Coordinator
Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation
155 N First Avenue, Suite 350 MS 16 | Hillsboro, OR  97124
503-846-4963 direct | 971-713-9658 mobile | 503-846-3588 fax
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