From: Ellen Rogalin, Clackamas County Department of Transportation and Development, 503-742-4274 Date: 07-11-13

Clackamas County

Media and Interested Parties

Clackamas County to close Wilhoit Road July 15 to Sept. 27 to replace bridge over Rock Creek

Clackamas County will close South Wilhoit Road between Wildcat Road and Thomas Road, 24 hours a day beginning Monday, July 15, to replace the bridge over Rock Creek.  The closure is expected to last until Friday, Sept. 27.

The bridge is being replaced because the creek has scoured away soil from underneath the bridge’s spread footings and the bridge is nearing the end of its functional life.

This project will not include responding to the slide issue on South Wilhoit Road south of the bridge; that project is tentatively scheduled for summer 2014.

During the bridge replacement, local access will be available for emergency vehicles, school buses, garbage trucks, postal vehicles and any local businesses. Detour signs will be posted.

For more information, contact Vince Hall at 503-742-4650.

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