"All the growth in Aloha and Hillsboro has made TV Highway a very busy and dangerous road. More than 40,000 cars share TV Highway everyday with walkers, bicyclists, and mass transit riders. ODOT wants to improve safety on an 8.5 mile stretch of TV Highway between Cedar Hills and the Hillsboro Regional Center.
The road is over capacity and multiple intersections have high crash rates. The intersection at 178th is one of them. Right now it has a pedestrian warning light, but ODOT will eventually install a traffic signal there." (Click here to read full article)
"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.)