LUT News and Media Releases
Open house for SW 121st Avenue is March 10 - Release date: 02/18/2020
Comment on SW 121st Avenue improvement project at an open house from 6-7:30 p.m. March 10 at Fowler Middle School, 10865 SW Walnut St.
Washington County roads closed due to high water - Release date: 01/31/2020
Three roads in Washington County are closed due to high water/flooding. More closures could occur over the weekend if heavy rain materializes.
Comments sought on Draft Work Program - Release date: 01/28/2020
Public comment on the FY 2020-21 Long Range Planning Draft Work Program is being accepted by Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation Long Range Planning (LRP) staff through Feb. 28.
Fern Hill Road closed due to high water; gates in place effective Jan. 24 - Release date: 01/24/2020
Fern Hill Road is closed to all traffic from Taylor Way to Geiger Road due to flooding. Travelers should avoid the area or use alternate routes.
Weight restrictions in place for B Street bridge - Release date: 01/21/2020
A weight restriction on the B Street bridge over Naylor Creek was approved by the Washington County Board of Commissioners during its regular meeting on Jan. 21.
Kruger Road opens; Haide and Elwert roads close - Release date: 01/17/2020
Elwert Road, between Kruger and Edy roads, and Haide Road, between the Elwert Road and the future Sherwood High School access road, are expected to close Feb. 3-April 1 for the Elwert-Kruger roads intersection improvement project. Kruger Road will reopen at the same time.
URMDAC has four new members - Release date: 01/16/2020
Four new members attended their first Washington County Urban Roads Maintenance District Advisory Committee (URMDAC) meeting on Jan. 15.
RROMAC welcomes three new members - Release date: 01/09/2020
Three new members joined the Rural Roads Operations and Maintenance Advisory Committee (RROMAC) on Jan. 9.
A Year of Change FY 2018-19 annual report available online - Release date: 01/02/2020
A Year of Change: Annual Report FY 2018-19 has been published online by Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation (LUT).
Martin Road closed through Jan. 9 - Release date: 12/11/2019
Martin Road is closed through Jan. 9, between Verboort Road and Highway 47, for emergency repairs.
Century Boulevard Extension Project open house is Dec. 12 - Release date: 11/25/2019
The public is invited to comment on the Century Boulevard Extension Project at an open house, from 5-7 p.m. Dec. 12 at R. A. Brown Middle School, 1505 SE Cornelius Pass Road
Kruger Road closure expected to begin Dec. 4 - Release date: 11/21/2019
Kruger Road, from the Elwert/Kruger roads intersection to the west end of the future Sherwood high school, is expected to close Dec. 4-Jan. 31 for construction of the Elwert/Kruger roundabout project.
County launches new Permitting and Services Portal - Release date: 11/12/2019
The Washington County Public Permitting and Services Portal, a new online system to allow the community to better connect with County services, is now active at washcooraca.com.
Bruns named Building Inspector of the Year - Release date: 11/05/2019
A Washington County employee was presented with the 2019 Building Inspector of the Year by the Oregon Building Officials Association (OBOA) during the County Board of Commissioners meeting this morning (Nov. 5).
Elwert Road closure delayed - Release date: 10/29/2019
A road closure scheduled for Elwert Road, between Pacific Highway 99W and Kruger Road, has been delayed due to unforeseen circumstances.
Closure begins Nov. 4 on 153rd Drive - Release date: 10/25/2019
SW 153rd Drive, between Jenkins Road and 500 feet south of Jenkins Road, will close Nov. 4-25 for construction.
Elwert Road closure begins Oct. 30 - Release date: 10/24/2019
Elwert Road, between Pacific Highway 99W and Kruger Road, will close Oct. 30-Jan. 15 for construction.
New portal to improve community access to Washington County services - Release date: 10/24/2019
Washington County is in the process of launching the Washington County Public Permitting and Services Portal, a new online system to allow the community to better connect with County services.
Comment on Significant Natural Resources assessment by Nov 25 - Release date: 10/21/2019
Visit the Significant Natural Resources Online Open House to comment on Washington County’s Draft Significant Natural Resources Program Review and Assessment.
Basalt Creek Parkway Extension project open house is Oct. 23 - Release date: 10/09/2019
Learn about the proposed alignment for the Basalt Creek Parkway Extension, between Grahams Ferry and Boones Ferry roads, from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Training Center, 12400 SW Tonquin Road.