Project Summary: The project will be installing trench and sub-surface drainage features, demolishing bridge components at four locations and continuing erosion and sediment control
Remarks: The contractor is installing horizontal drains and delivering rock to the west end of the project. Traffic delays are not anticipated.
US 101: Alsea Bay Bridge Painting- Oregon Coast Highway, Waldport; Contract amount: $2.5 million
Project Summary: The project will remove rust and paint the outer and inner arches of the Alsea Bay Bridge in Waldport. The project will also paint the pedestrian rail and other portions of the bridge not painted during a previous project two years ago. In addition to painting, the project will construct a new steel walkway below the bridge deck. This walkway will allow access for routine bridge inspections.
Remarks: From now until project completion, one lane of travel on the four lane bridge will be closed. One southbound lane is currently closed. The contractor is installing containment and has started sand blasting below the bridge. The sidewalk on the west side of the bridge is currently closed for pedestrian rail work. Traffic delays are not expected.
I-5: Santiam Hwy. Overcrossing, SB Lanes(Albany) Section – Pacific Highway MP 233- MP233.5
Project Summary: The south bound freeway will lowered to increase the clearance for high loads under the Santiam Hwy overcrossing.
Remarks: The contractor will be demolishing and rebuilding the concrete pavement. South bound traffic is diverted around the work area into the median. Watch for trucks entering and leaving the freeway. No lanes will be closed during the daytime.