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Benton, Lincoln & Linn Counties
For More Information:  Steve Schultz, Project Manager
(541) 757-4211


Linn, Benton and Lincoln Counties

State Highway Construction



February 14-19, 2016
    Lincoln County 
    US 20 PME: UPRR - Eddyville (Phase 3) (MP 16.29 – MP 21.88)
    Project Summary: The project will accomplish the following:
    • 2-3 million cubic yards of earthwork
    • Landslide mitigation including placement of more than 400 ground anchors
    • Construction of 70,000 feet of horizontal drains
    • Erosion control
    • Landscaping
    Remarks: Construction of Phase 3 is complete. The contractor will be demobilizing equipment, and maintaining erosion control facilities through this spring.    
    Steven Schultz, 541-757-4158        
    US 20 PME: UPRR - Eddyville Clearing (MP 16 – MP 17)
    Project Summary: The project will log approximately 700 mbf of merchantable timber and clear non-merchantable timber and brush from the location where the new and old US20 alignments will meet as part of the PME project near Eddyville. This work is being performed in preparation of the upcoming phase of the PME project that will connect the new alignment to the existing highway.
    Remarks: Logging operations continue, and will consist of felling, skidding, and hauling logs from the west tie-in location of the larger PME project. Work will require flagging and pilot cars with delays up to 20-minutes. Traffic control activities will be limited to the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Friday. Work will continue outside of these hours, but will not affect traffic.
    Steven Schultz, 541-757-4158        
    U.S. 101@ N.E. East Devils Lake RD  (MP 111.0 – MP 111.6)
    Project Summary: The project will add a left turn lane on U.S. 101 at N.E. East Devils Lake Rd. It will also create wider shoulders and improve sight distance, in an effort to reduce crashes.
    Remarks:  Tree removal work will continue for several weeks. This work will require flagging. Expect intermittent daytime lane closures with delays of up to 20 minutes. Utility relocation work will be continuing.
    Steven Schultz, 541-757-4158  
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