Damascus Area Sign Installation Project

This project will provide intersection safety improvements at 12 major intersections on SE Tillstrom Road, SE Wiese Road, SE 222nd Dr, and SE 242nd Ave, and enhanced curve warning signs along SE 222nd Drive and SE Wiese Road in the Damascus area. A new overhead flashing beacon will be installed at the intersection of SE 222nd Drive and SE Tillstrom Road. Overall this project will bring about 330 new safety signs to the Damascus area. 

Status

Project in design phase

Updated: April 1, 2021

These safety improvements are expected to provide:

  • 20-35% reduction in fatal and serious injury-causing crashes from adding curve warning signs 
  • 20-30% reduction in intersection crashes by enhancing intersection warning signs

For more information on curve warning signs, read the ODOT Fact Sheet on Updated Curve Warning Signs. For more information on intersection safety, read the ODOT Fact Sheet on Basic Intersection Safety Improvements

Why

To provide a safer roadway for all users and to reduce crashes.

Schedule

The county began the design phase in summer 2020. Installation of safety signs to start fall 2021. The project is expected to be complete by June 2022.

Current activities

  • Project design

Funding

  • Project estimate $395,000.
  • Funding is provided from the Damascus Road Fund. 
Contact
Department Staff
Christian Snuffin
Project Manager
503-742-4716
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