Open house for three bridge replacements is Oct. 10

For Immediate Release: Thursday, September 26, 2019

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation
Mt. Richmond Road Bridge - Phase 1 logo
Gaston Road Bridge Replacement logo
Mt. Richmond Road Bridge - Phase 2 logo

Open house for three bridge replacements


An open house for three bridge replacement projects is 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at Gaston City Hall, 116 Front St.

The following bridges are being replaced:        

The project teams will be available to answer questions and gather feedback. No formal presentation is planned; stop by any time during open house hours.

The projects are in the design phase. Mt. Richmond (north) is expected to begin in December. Gaston Road and Mt. Richmond (south) are expected to begin construction in July 2020. Each project will require a road closure with detour.

For more information, visit the transportation project webpages or contact Capital Project Services at 503-846-7800 or For a sign or spoken language interpreter, please call 03-846-7822 (or 7-1-1 for Telecommunications Relay Service) at least 48 hours prior to this event.

Washington County is committed to planning, building and maintaining a great transportation system, ensuring the safety of all roadway users and operating the County roadway system in cost-effective and environmentally responsible manner.

Media Contact:

Melissa De Lyser, Public Affairs and Communications Manager