Thursday, May 25, 2017

Farmington Road Night Work Begins June 4

FARMINGTON ROAD NIGHT WORK BEGINS JUNE 4


News Release from City of Beaverton
Posted on FlashAlert: May 25th, 2017 1:09 PM
Downloadable file: Night road work will take place on SW Farmington Road and SW Murray Blvd during June and early July with intermittent closures and delays. Detours will direct traffic around the construction area. Drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians are encouraged to take
BEAVERTON, Ore. -- Night road work will take place from Sunday, June 4 through June 16 on SW Murray Blvd and SW Farmington Rd. The night work includes grinding, inlaying and the final paving of the intersection at Farmington and Murray as well as on Farmington 500 feet west of Murray. Night construction will take place from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Farmington at Murray will be closed intermittently and Farmington at Murray to Hocken Ave will be closed to through traffic.


During this time, vehicles and bicyclists are urged to use alternate routes such as Allen Blvd and TV Highway. Detours along TV Highway and 160th Ave will be set up to direct traffic around the Farmington closure.


Beginning June 4 to 9, grinding and inlaying will take place on Murray Blvd at Farmington. Beginning June 11 to 16, grinding and inlaying will occur on Farmington west of Murray and move to Farmington from Murray to Normandy. The final paving of Farmington will take place during the remainder of June into the first week of July.


Traffic will be redirected at Hocken Ave and closed at 142nd Ave and Farmington intermittently. Emergency and local access will be allowed through.


With more than 30,000 vehicles traveling each day on Murray and more than 28,000 vehicles on Farmington, night work is used to lessen the overall traffic impact. Please check www.BeavertonOregon.gov/trafficalerts for the most current information on traffic impacts.


The joint project between Beaverton and Washington County is scheduled for completion in July. June and July include the final phases of paving, restriping and landscaping. Improvements include:


* Widening Farmington Road to five lanes (two lanes in each direction and a center turn lane) between Murray Blvd and Hocken Ave
* Installing bicycle lanes, sidewalks and street lighting
* Realigning 141st and 142nd Avenues
* Upgrading water and sanitary sewer lines


The city of Beaverton is home to more than 95,000 residents and is Oregon's sixth largest city. We are a friendly, active, and responsible city well-known for our exceptional community services and amenities, helping Beaverton residents enjoy a high quality of life. Ranked in the top ten of Money magazine's 50 Best Small Cities in America for 2016, Beaverton truly is "The Best of Oregon."


For more information, reminders and community news, visit www.BeavertonOregon.gov. Also follow Beaverton on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CityofBeaverton or Twitter at www.twitter.com/CityofBeaverton.


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