Project involvement opportunity for two Walker Road projects will be May 30
For Immediate Release: Monday, May 07, 2018
The public is invited to comment on two Walker Road improvement projects 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 30 at Holy Trinity Church, Fireside Room, 13715 SW Walker Road.
The two projects being exhibited are:
- Walker Road/Murray Boulevard intersection project to add dual left-turn lanes and dedicated right-turn lanes at all four approaches to the intersection. A third southbound through lane will be added to Murray Boulevard, north of Walker Road through the intersection, becoming a dedicated right-turn lane at Bowerman Drive. Project includes replacing two bridges and two culverts near the intersection. More info
- Walker Road Phase 2 (Schendel Avenue to Butner Road) project widens Walker Road to five lanes (two travel lanes in each direction and a center turn lane) with continuous bicycle and pedestrian facilities. The Walker Road/158th Avenue intersection will be widened to include dual left-turn lanes on all approaches. More info
The project involvement opportunity, sponsored by Washington County Department of Land Use &Transportation (LUT), is open house format; no formal presentation is planned. Design and schedule information will be on display. County staff and the project design teams will be present to answer questions and solicit comments.
Both projects are funded through the County's Major Streets Transportation Improvement Program (MSTIP). Construction for both projects is scheduled for 2019-2020; dates are estimates and subject to change.
For more information, visit the Walker Road/Murray Boulevard intersection project page and the Walker Road Phase 2 (Schendel Avenue to Butner Road) project page or contact Engineering and Construction Services at 503-846-7800 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 cost-effective and environmentally responsible manner.
Media Contact:Melissa De Lyser, Public Affairs and Communications Manager