"The bed that would become the Tualatin Valley Highway was first laid around 1867 for a rail link between Beaverton and Hillsboro — part of the Portland Western Railroad’s line from Portland to McMinnville. Between 1917 and 1919, now designated Oregon Highway 8, it was paved. In the 1950s, it was widened to five lanes. Since, it has undergone precious little change. While the highway has still not realized 20-year-old predictions of 60,000 vehicles a day, planners say it’s only a matter of time before hitting a breaking point..." (Click here to read full article)
"Washington County planners and consultants say the best way to improve the futures of the communities of Aloha and Reedville is by understanding their existing conditions.The county invites the entire community to an open house from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, at Aloha High School, 18550 SW Kinnaman Road, to learn more about the Aloha-Reedville Study and Livable Community Plan..." (Click here to read the full article)
Come learn about the project at a public open house, Wednesday, November 2nd at Aloha High School from 4-7 p.m., or Tuesday, November 8th at Hillsboro Civic Center from 4-7 p.m. (Click here for details.)
The Community Advisory Committee (CAC) will be meeting for the first time on Wednesday, October 25th from 5:30-7:30 p.m. This meeting is open to the public. Please visit the Committee Meetings page for more information.