Cornelius Pass Road open house is June 21

For Immediate Release: Friday, June 08, 2018

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation, Capital Project Services Division

Cornelius Pass (Frances to TV Highway) logoCornelius Pass Road open house locationThe public is invited to comment on improvements planned for Cornelius Pass Road at an open house from 5-7 p.m. June 21 at R. A. Brown Middle School, 1505 SE Cornelius Pass Road.

This project will widen Cornelius Pass Road, between Frances Street and TV Highway, to five lanes (two travel lanes in each direction and a center turn lane). A dedicated right-turn lane will be added from westbound TV Highway to northbound Cornelius Pass Road. Continuous bicycle lanes and sidewalks, street lighting, storm drainage upgrades and safety enhancements will also be included.

Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation (LUT) is working collaboratively with Willamette Water Supply Program (WWSP) for the installation of a 48-inch drinking water pipeline in conjunction with road improvements. Cost is estimated at $17.1 million project, and is funded through the County's MSTIP Bonding Cost-sharing Program in partnership with the city of Hillsboro.

This project is in the design phase.  Construction is anticipated for 2020-2021.  Project dates are estimates and subject to change.

For more information, visit the project webpage or contact LUT Engineering and Construction Services at 503-846-7800 or For a sign or spoken language interpreter, please call 503-846-7822 (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