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Progress Report: Transportation and Improvement Projects

Post Date:03/11/2019
SE Golden Road in Hillsboro
  • Hillsboro’s Transportation Utility Fee (TUF) will be adjusted for residents, businesses, government agencies, schools, and nonprofits on April 1, 2019. TUF investments help maintain the 230 miles of Hillsboro roadways and provide funding for bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure.

  • The SE Golden Road improvement project will begin in spring 2019. The project includes road widening and street lighting updates, and the addition of sidewalks, bike lanes, curbs, and street trees.

  • Improvements to NE Jackson School Road are on track to begin in winter 2019. Sign up to receive quarterly project updates.

  • Hillsboro’s Pavement Management Program (PMP) maintains and repairs the more than 230 miles of Hillsboro streets. Projects are funded with Transportation Utility Fees (TUF), State and County gas taxes, and State and County vehicle registration fees. City crews collecting leaves from the street

  • Washington County shared information and listened to residents’ input about the Century Boulevard extension at a community open house last month. The County estimates the project will begin in 2021, and will extend Century Blvd. from Main Street to SE Lois Street along Noble Woods Park.

  • During the annual Fall Leaf Program, the City collected enough leaves to fill 1.5 Olympic swimming pools — a total of 4,892 cubic yards of leaves.

  • The City is replacing aging sanitary sewer lines in the Turner Creek area that were installed between 1911 and 1936.

  • The City of Hillsboro’s Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program teamed up with the Washington County Bicycle Transportation Coalition’s Adopt-A-Bike Program to provide biking kits to 52 students at Lincoln Street, McKinney, and W.L. Henry elementary schools. SRTS program staff also hosted Patterson Elementary School’s first-ever Walk and Roll Rodeo.

 

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