Oregon Highway 8 (Canyon Road/Tualatin Valley Highway)
July 25 - August 1, 2015*
*Schedules are subject to change due to weather and site conditions.
Oregon Highway 8 – Tualatin Valley Highway/Baseline Street – from Southwest Minter Bridge Road to Southwest 331st Avenue
Project Description: ODOT and the City of Hillsboro are partnering on a paving and utility improvement project on Oregon Highway 8 – Tualatin Valley (TV) Highway/Baseline Street – between Southwest Minter Bridge Road and Southwest 331st Avenue. Work on TV Highway involves grinding, reconstructing, paving, and restriping; significantly upgrading the City’s water and storm water systems; improving more than 100 ADA ramps (accessible curb ramps); and repairing and paving the Dairy Creek Bridge.
Traffic Impacts: The week of July 27,
travelers should expect daytime and nighttime lane closures on Baseline Street,
Oak Street, 10th Avenue and 1st Avenue. Crews will be
completing manhole work, driveway reconstruction, sidewalk ramps and prep work
for 1st Avenue paving. TriMet service on Baseline Street will be
intermittently affected during this reconstruction work. Temporary bus stop
closures will be communicated on www.TriMet.org
and at the bus stops.
August 3 at 6 a.m. and continuing until Thursday, August 6 at 6 p.m., 1st
Avenue will be closed to all vehicles 24 hours/day between Baseline Street and
Oak Street. Beginning Monday, August 10 at 6 a.m. and continuing until
Thursday, August 13 at 6 p.m., 1st Avenue will be closed to all
vehicles 24 hours/day between Oak Street and Walnut Street. There will be
no vehicle access and all driveways in this section of 1st Avenue
will be closed.
- Businesses in the section of 1st
Avenue being closed can be accessed from driveways on Baseline Street, Oak
Street or 2nd Avenue. Traffic on Baseline Street, Oak Street and Walnut Street
will not be impacted during the 1st Avenue closures. All
intersections will remain open.
- Sidewalks on 1st Avenue
and crosswalks across 1st Avenue will remain open and pedestrian
access maintained. Cars and bikes will be required to use an alternate route. Trucks
will be detoured west on Baseline Street and Walnut Street and around via 17th
Avenue. This work is weather dependent
and will be rescheduled if there is heavy rain.
For more information: www.tvhwypaving.org