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Transportation Project Update - March 3, 2016

Bonita Road (Fanno Creek to I - 5)
Starting next week, the contractor will be working on a water pipeline connection located on Bonita Road, near Fanno Creek, next to the Bonita Villa Apartments.  During Construction (for a couple of weeks), both eastbound and westbound travel on Bonita Road will be maintained, but delays are likely during the morning and evening rush hours.

Main Street / Scoffins Street Intersection All-Way-Stop

The intersection of Main Street with Scoffins Street has been converted to all-way-stop Traffic control.  This should improve safety, walkability, and traffic flow.  In this initial test phase the Signal is operating in red-flash mode so the intersection functions as an all-way-stop.  If after a few months the intersection is indeed functioning better as an all-way-stop, the signal will be removed.

Walnut Street (Tiedeman to 116th and intersection with 135th)
Road construction starts in March along Walnut Street (between 116th and Tiedeman).  Trees have already been removed.  This project will add sidewalks, bike lanes, a center turn lane, and underground utilities along Walnut Street from Tiedeman Ave to 116th Ave, and install a traffic signal in place of the all-way-stop at the intersection of Walnut St with 135th Ave.  Construction work is scheduled through May 2017, with a three-week closure in July/August 2016 to replace the culvert west of the Fowler tennis courts.  A ‘meet-the-contractor’ open house will be held the evening of March 3rd from 5 to 7pmat St. Anthony’s School.

Ross Street / 81st Avenue Developments
Three private developments are under construction in the Ross/81st area: a) a large senior living center on the northeast corner of Ross and Hall which has opened new street connections of 83rd Ave with Matthew Park and Ross Street; b) a subdivision on the southwest corner of Ross and 81st; and c) a subdivision on the east side of 81st, each making half-street improvements along their street frontages.

Barrows Rd (154th to Roshak)
Clean Water Services, in conjunction with the cities of Tigard and Beaverton, is constructing a new 24” sewer line under Barrows Road (between 154th Ave and Roshak Rd).  Work includes construction of a new pipe in the roadway, with flaggers directing traffic and possible delays.  Construction is scheduled through April 2016.

River Terrace
River Terrace developments are in progress.  Earthwork and grading has begun on a 137-lot subdivision, a 215-lot subdivision (both west of Roy Rogers Road just south of Scholls Ferry Road), and an 82-lot subdivision (west of 150thAvenue south of Bull Mountain Road).  Crews are building a sewer line under and making half-street improvements along 150th Ave. If you have any questions, please contact Mike White at 503-718-2464.

95th Ave (north of Greenburg Rd) and North Dakota St (East of Greenburg Rd) Sidewalks
The city has opened bids to construct new sidewalks along 95th Ave north of Greenburg Rd and North Dakota St east of Greenburg Rd.  This will build ‘missing link’ sidewalks along two key neighborhood entrances connecting residents to the rest of the city’s sidewalks and nearby transit lines.  Construction is planned from mid-March through May.

85th Ave (South of Durham Rd)
A contractor for Clean Water Services (CWS) has paved 85th Ave (the extension of Hall Blvd) south of Durham Rd.  CWS is shortening the public portion of 85th Ave to reduce traffic through its wastewater treatment plant area.  Walking and cycling access to the Cook Park trails will be maintained.

Durham Road and Upper Boones Ferry Road Signal Coordination
The city, county, and state are beginning design of an updated signal coordination system for all of the traffic signals along Durham Road and Upper Boones Ferry Road from the Durham Rd / Hwy 99W intersection through the Upper Boones Ferry Rd / Interstate 5 / Carman Dr interchange.  Contact Mike McCarthy at [email protected] or 503-718-2462 with any questions, ideas, or concerns.

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Transportation Project Update - March 3, 2016


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