Taylors Ferry Road open house is July 11

For Immediate Release: Friday, June 21, 2019

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation

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An open house for the upcoming construction on Taylors Ferry Road and 80th Avenue will be 5-7 p.m. July 11, at the Patricia D. Whiting Hall, Metzger Park, 8400 SW Hemlock St.

Staff from Washington County and the contractor will be available to answer questions and collect comments. No formal presentation is planned; stop by any time during open house hours.

Construction is expected to begin July 15 with project completion expected by Dec. 31, 2019. Taylors Ferry Road closed on June 13 between 80th Avenue and Washington Drive, due to bridge damage. A signed detour is in place.

The project includes:

  • Bridge replacement on Taylors Ferry Road at 80th Avenue
  • Culvert replacement on 80th Avenue, north of Florence Lane
  • Sidewalk installation on Taylors Ferry Road, between Washington Drive and 78th Place

Total cost is $2.6 million, funded through the County's Road Capital Bridge Fund, Road Fund and the Urban Road Maintenance District (URMD).

For more information, visit the project page or contact Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation at lutproj@co.washington.or.us or 503-846-7800. If you need 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 a cost-effective and environmentally responsible manner.

Media Contact:

Melissa De Lyser, Public Affairs and Communications Manager