Welches Road (Hwy 26 to Birdie Lane) Pedestrian Improvements

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

Project description

Status

Project will begin preliminary design phase in summer 2022.

Updated: Jan. 12, 2021

Welches Road is a main road without sidewalks or shoulders in the Welches area. The project will add sidewalks and paved shoulders.

Why

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

Schedule

The county will begin the design phase in summer 2022. Construction will likely begin summer 2025, during the daytime hours.

Traffic impact

No impacts to traffic at this time. Lane closures and detours may be needed during construction in 2025.

Current activities

  • No current project activities.

Funding

  • Project estimate $3.4 million.
  • Funding is provided from Community Road Funds and System Development Charges.
 
Department Staff
Joel Howie
Project Manager
503-742-4658
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