362nd Paved Shoulders and Safety Improvements

Status

Project design phase.

Updated: Oct. 27, 2022

The stretch of road along SE 362nd Ave from Skogan Road to OR 211 has narrow, steep shoulders. The project located west of Sandy will add paved shoulders to this section as well as identify opportunities and implement safety improvements.

Why

To provide a safer roadway for all users of the roadway, especially vehicles and bicyclists.

Overall Strip Map

Preliminary survey map of project area.

Schedule

  • Design phase: Nov. 2021 - March 2023
  • Construction phase: spring 2023 - fall 2023

Traffic impact

  • Rolling single lane closures and detours may be needed during construction.

Current activities

  • Awarded consultant design services to Harper Houf Peterson Righellis, Inc. (HHPR).
  • Engineering design underway.

Funding

  • Project estimate $1.6 million.
  • Funding is provided from the Community Road Fund and System Development Charges.

Other Resources

County Roads Take Me Home stickerProjects funded through the new Community Road Fund will increase safety, relieve congestion and maintain local roads.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

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We may remove some trees on the east side of the roadway within the public right of way only. Trees may be impacted and removed if project conditions require it. Property owners will be notified ahead of time.
 

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Streetlights were not in the original project scope, but our team will review and discuss the potential inclusion.

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We’re not planning to widen the curves just south of Skogan Road due to the cost of right of way needed to construct walls for widening the road at this location. So, the ability to travel the curve faster or more tightly would not be possible under existing conditions.

To encourage drivers to slow down around these curves, we are planning to install advanced curve warning signs on either side of the roadway. We are also considering rumble strips to reduce roadway departures. 

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Contact
Department Staff
Bob Knorr
Project Manager
503-742-4680