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Benton, Lincoln & Linn Counties
For More Information:  Steve Schultz, Project Manager
(541) 757-4211
ODOT PIO Angela Beers Seydel 541-726-2442
Email:  angela.beers-seydel@odot.state.or.us


Linn, Benton and Lincoln Counties

State Highway Construction


October 21-27, 2016
Lincoln County
U.S. 20 PME: UPRR – Eddyville (Phase 4) (U.S. 20 MP 15.78 – MP 31.48)
Project Summary:
  • Construction of landslide mitigation and geotechnical features
  • Over 350,000 cubic yards of earthwork
  • Construction of roadbed, aggregate base and asphalt concrete pavement
  • Installation of drainage, guard rail, striping, and signing
  • Installation of a wildlife crossing culvert under the new roadbed
  • Erosion control
  • Landscaping
  • Re-routing public traffic onto the new alignment
Remarks: 10-hour full highway closures are now complete. Tie in work at both ends of the project is now complete. Traffic will be running on the current temporary alignment on the west end of the project until late next summer. Over the winter the contractor will be working periodically throughout the project on drainage, planting, erosion control, and miscellaneous cleanup work. If weather permits they will continue to work on the excavation, drainage and blasting on the west end of the project. Expect intermittent lane closures and delays of up to 20 minutes.
Steven Schultz (541) 757-4158
U.S. 101@NE East Devils Lake RD (U.S.101 MP111.0 – MP111.6)
Project Summary:
  • Add a left turn lane on U.S. 101 at NE East Devils Lake Rd.
  • Create wider shoulders and improve sight distance in an effort the reduce crashes.
Remarks: All work is now complete except for minor repairs. No delays expected.
Steven Schultz (541) 757-4158
U.S. 101: Whale Cove Culvert Replacement (US101 MP 128.832)
Project Summary:
  • Replace two failing culverts across US 101 south of Depoe Bay
  • The contractor will use a trenchless technology install new culverts
Remarks: The contractor will be building temporary access roads, and installing temporary water management facilities. A portion of the Oregon Coast Trail will be diverted onto the shoulder of the highway to avoid the work area. Steven Schultz (541) 757-4158
OR229: Siletz River (Fuller) & (Ojalla) Bridges Strengthening
(OR229 MP 20.6 & 23.1)
Project Summary:
  • Strengthen bridges with epoxy shear anchors
  • Inject cracks in concrete with epoxy
Remarks: Contractor will be closing a lane to perform the work. Work will continue for 4-5 weeks. Expect 5 minute delays.
Eric Alexander 541-686-7642
Linn County
U.S. 20: Sheep Creek Bridge Repair (Phase 2) (U.S. 20 MP 56.46 – MP 56.81)
Project Summary:
  • Repair the bridge that has been damaged by a landslide that has been pushing against it.
Remarks: The highway is open to all traffic Minor work will continue into October. Watch for flaggers and lane closures. Expect intermittent delays. All campgrounds in the area are accessible.
Steven Schultz (541) 757-4158
OR 34 at Seven Mile Lane (OR 34 MP10.5 – 11.1)
Project Summary:
  • Striping/Signal Pole Installation
 Remarks: Expect to see workers in the area and lane closures or shifts. Daytime potential lane closures or lane shifts for signal pole installation are currently planned for October 27, October 31, and November 1.
Daineal Malone (541) 967-3919
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