The new school year begins August 28. Be alert for more traffic and school buses on west hills roads as school begins, especially near Skyline Elementary School which is on the detour route.
Construction of safety improvements continues, with work progressing fastest south of NW Skyline Blvd.
Stream bed work continues in Beaver Creek at SE Cochran Road.
In-water work to begin this week.
The south side of Arata Road has reopened to traffic after completion of paving and most of sidewalk construction. Construction has shifted to the north side of the road.
In week three of the NW Cornelius Pass Road closure, the contractor is making progress at several locations where sharp curves are being realigned, while county maintenance crews repair pavement.
This week, most of the work will be focused on forming the caps and walls for Bent 1.
In the first week of the road closure, the contractor cleared vegetation and removed sections of asphalt where sharp curves in the road will be realigned. Traffic control changes were also made.
Drilling continues on SE Cochran Rd.
The Historic Columbia River Highway in downtown Troutdale between Buxton Avenue and the Sandy River Bridge will be closed on Saturday, July 20 from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. during Summerfest.
NW Cornelius Pass Road will close to through traffic between Highway 30 and NW Old Cornelius Pass Road in Washington County at 3 am on Monday, July 22.
The contractor is completing work on the south sidewalk before switching to rebuild the north side of Arata Road.