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Rough Roads

Most County roads are in good condition now, but will deteriorate if no additional funds are found to maintain them.

Warrick RoadOur Rough Road of the Week is Blanton Street, one of many deteriorating Clackamas County roads. These potholes have been fixed, but over time County road conditions will continue to get worse without a steady source of funds.
Warrick RoadOur Rough Road of the Week is Warrick Road, one of many Clackamas County roads in need of repair. With no local funding source for road maintenance, the number of roads needing repair will continue to grow.
Sconce RoadSconce Road is an example of a deteriorating County road that the County does not have the resources to repair. With a gap of $17 million each year between the cost of needed road repair and available funds, we have focused maintenance on more heavily-traveled arterial and collector roads.
Burkstrom RoadBurkstrom Road: Since the county is not allowed to use property taxes for roads, we rely on state and federal gas tax revenue (which is declining with more fuel-efficient cars), and state vehicle registration fees and weight-mile taxes on heavy trucks. Unlike Multnomah and Washington counties, we have no local source of funds to maintain our roads.
Newman RoadThis stretch of Newman Road is one of many Clackamas County roads in need of repair.  It takes far more money to repair or rebuild a road in that is in poor condition than to maintain a road in good condition, but with dwindling funds, the County is unable to keep up with maintenance needs.
Elliot RoadThis stretch of Elliot Road is one of many Clackamas County roads in need of repair.  Unfortunately, funds for maintaining county roadways are dwindling. Clackamas County has more miles of paved roads than any other county in Oregon, but has no ongoing source of funds to keep those roads in good condition.

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