Weekly Construction Update
September 13, 2018
Here is a summary of the work happening on the various construction projects affecting streets around the city. Please feel free to contact Mike McCarthy with any questions or concerns.
Fanno Creek Trail – Woodard Park to Tiedeman Ave
The Fanno Creek trail will be closed from Woodard Park to Tiedeman Ave starting next week to build a new bridge and trail connecting the Fanno Creek Trail straight from Woodard Park across the creek to the existing crosswalk on Tiedeman Avenue. Detour routes are via Johnson Street and via the Tigard Street Heritage Trail.
Dirksen Nature Park
Construction has started on an Interpretive Shelter/Restroom and Nature Play area in Dirksen Nature Park south of Tigard Street. The Fanno Creek Trail is closed through October. Detour routes are signed on soft-surface trails through Dirksen Park, and a longer paved detour via the Tigard Street Heritage Trail.
Fanno Creek Trail Remeander
The Fanno Creek trail is closed until mid-October from Main Street through (and including) the Ash Ave trail crossing. This project is restoring Fanno Creek to a more natural flow path and realigning the trail. The contractor is removing the existing bridge and trail and excavating the restored creek alignment.
River Terrace Area Construction
- River Terrace subdivisions are under construction particularly on the east side of Roy Rogers Rd south of Scholls Ferry Rd. If you have any questions, please contact Mike White at 503-718-2464.
- A contractor is building a new subdivision on the west side of 150th Ave south of Hawksridge.
- Bull Mountain Road Widening and Traffic Signal Construction: Work is underway to widen Bull Mountain Road (from 164th to Roy Rogers Rd) to 3 lanes with bike lanes, sidewalks, a roundabout, and a traffic signal at Bull Mountain and Roy Rogers Road. Visit GetUsThere.org for information and updates. Bull Mountain Road is open from 164th Ave to Roy Rogers Rd.
- There are other significant road, sewer and water projects underway or planned in the area. Visit GetUsThere.org for information and updates.
Hwy 217 Auxiliary Lanes
The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) is designing a project to add an auxiliary third lane on Hwy 217 southbound from Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy to Hwy 99W, and Hwy 217 northbound from Hwy 99W to Scholls Ferry Rd. More information is on the project website at hwy217.org.
92nd Avenue Pathway to North Dakota Street
The street crew will begin construction next week on a new wood-chip pathway connection in existing right-of-way from the north end of 92nd Ave (off Greenburg Rd) to North Dakota Street.
Wall Street (south of Hunziker)
Wall Street is under construction south of Hunziker Rd. Access is available to local properties (including Potso Dog Park) but drivers should expect delays. New curb and sidewalk will be constructed along Hunziker St (near Wall Street) in the next couple of weeks; Delays likely.
Interstate 5 (Hwy 99W to I-205) Paving and Auxiliary Lane
The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) is adding a southbound auxiliary lane on Interstate 5 from Lower Boones Ferry Rd to I-205, improving on- and off-ramps, and repaving Interstate 5 (both directions) from Hwy 99W to I-205. Expect some nighttime lane closures through fall 2019. www.tinyurl.com/I5ODOTProject
113th Avenue south of Durham Road
A contractor is building a new subdivision along 113th Avenue south of Durham Road. Daytime delays likely.
97th Avenue south of McDonald Street
A contractor is building a new subdivision along 97th Avenue south of McDonald St, including connecting View Terrace to 97th.
Fanno Creek Trail (Woodard Park to Bonita and Hall Blvd to Tualatin)
Design work is in progress on a project to build the remaining segments of the Fanno Creek Trail from Woodard Park to Bonita Road and build a new connection from the end of 85th Avenue (Hall Boulevard) to the Tualatin Bridge. Contact Mike McCarthy at 503-718-2462 or email@example.com with questions, or if you would like to join the Citizens Advisory Committee for this project.
Oak Street near 90th Avenue
A contractor is working on Oak Street near 90th Avenue for a new apartment complex. Daytime delays likely.
76th and 79th Avenues south of Bonita Road
A developer is constructing the Elderberry Ridge subdivision on the south end of 76th Ave east of 79th Ave south of Bonita Road.
Tiedeman Avenue and Tigard Street
A developer is constructing a new subdivision on the south side of Tigard Street east of Tiedeman Avenue. The contractor is working in Tiedeman Ave from 9am to 3pm installing storm and sanitary utilities. Expect delays on Tiedeman.
68th Parkway south of Hwy 99W
A developer is building a new self-storage facility on the west side of 68th Parkway south of Highway 99W. Some delays possible.
Construction continues on Templeton Elementary School, and on the new Durham Center education services building near Durham Elementary School. Tigard High School construction is in progress, with periodic sidewalk closures (with pedestrian detours) while the contractor is working in the immediate area.
Durham Road and Upper Boones Ferry Road Traffic Signals
Tigard is working with Washington County to improve communications between the traffic signals along Durham Road and Upper Boones Ferry Road, and install newer technology allowing the signals to adapt in real time to changes in traffic demand. This project included new traffic cameras and travel time sensors that can now be viewed on tripcheck.com.
Summer Paving and Slurry Seal
The major summer paving and slurry seal work is complete. This work has resurfaced 22 miles of streets – about 15% of Tigard’s street network. The contractors are striping the slurry seal streets and completing finishing items and cleanup. Street sweepers are removing the loose sand that comes off the slurry seal as it cures. Thank you for your patience this construction season!