Category Archive: ODOT

Dec 17

Thoughts on Highway 47 – Part Three (Post-Open House)

In the wake of the joint open house that Washington County’s Department of Land Use and Transportation (LUT) held this past Thursday, I’d like to pass along some thoughts about the plans for the northern segment of Highway 47. First off, I was very pleased to see a considerable turnout for the event, especially as …

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Dec 05

More troubling statistics on Oregon’s dual-lane roundabouts

Washington County has finally announced a public open house to discuss their plans to “improve” Highway 47 on the northern periphery of Forest Grove, and the related David Hill Road extension.  It’ll take place on Thursday, December 11th from 5-7pm, in the Forest Grove Community Auditorium (1915 Main Street).  The official announcement itself is here. …

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Oct 14

Thoughts on Highway 47 – Part Two

Note as of 12/4/2014: This post was originally written during my run for Forest Grove City Council during the 2014 General Election.  It does, however, cover currently active developments with Highway 47. Thoughts on Highway 47 – Part Two Part Two of my policy essay series on Highway 47 will focus on my stance with …

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Oct 01

Thoughts on Highway 47 – Part One

Note as of 12/4/2014: This post was originally written during my run for Forest Grove City Council during the 2014 General Election.  It does, however, cover currently active developments with Highway 47. The situation with Oregon Highway 47 is one of the two major transportation issues facing Forest Grove, along with our severe lack of …

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