Tickle Creek (427th Ave) Culvert Replacement

The culvert under SE 427th Ave that carries Tickle Creek is severely damaged and needs to be replaced. The damage was caused by a washout under the roadway next to the culvert. The culvert will be replaced with a larger, fish-friendly culvert. 


Design phase

Updated: March 14, 2023


To protect the integrity of the road and to provide safe passage for fish and other wildlife. 


County is working on engineering design and permitting for the replacement culvert. Construction is scheduled between summer 2023 through fall or winter 2023. 

Traffic impacts

427th Ave is closed to all traffic. The road will remain closed until the culvert is replaced and the roadway is repaired. 

Current activities

Determining design criteria and environmental permitting requirements for the replacement culvert, and negotiating consultant engineering services for the design and permitting of the replacement culvert. 


  • Project estimate $740,000
  • Funding is provided from County Road Funds 
Department Staff
Jonathan Hangartner, PE
Project Manager


150 Beavercreek Road Room #325 Oregon City, OR 97045

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Monday to Thursday
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