US 20 PME: UPRR - Eddyville (Phase 2) MP 16.29 – MP 21.88
Project Summary: The project will be installing horizontal drains, 78” structural plate pipe, rock drainage features and earthwork
Remarks: The contractor is complete with all work. Maintenance of erosion control features will be the only activity at the project site during the winter months.
US20 PME: Simpson Creek Bridge – Deer Creek Road Sec. MP 15.24 – 24.25
Project Summary: The project straightens the current US20 alignment by removing a very sharp curve to the east of Eddyville, Oregon. Signs, pavement markings, drainage features, and traffic warning devices will also be removed, adjusted, and installed throughout the project.
Remarks: The project is complete with the exception of the electrical connection at two vehicle activated traffic calming signs. This remaining work should not impact traffic.
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: All work is completed and all lanes are now open. Minor clean-up work may continue this week. Traffic delays are not expected.
US101: Beverly Beach – Alsea Bay Bridge – Oregon Coast Highway
Project Summary: US 101 will be repaved from Beverly Beach State Park to the north end of Newport and from just south of Newport to Waldport. There are three parts to the project:
MP 134.08-139.11 (Beverly Beach to the north end of Newport)
MP 146.9 – 153.2 (Approx. Lost Creek recreation area south through Seal Rock)
MP 154.7-155.25 (North end of the Alsea Bay Bridge extending north about a half mile)
Remarks: All work is complete for the season. Work will resume late next spring to complete the sections from MP 146.9-153.2 and MP 154.7-155.25 .
Region 2 Sign Replacement 2013 – Santiam Highway & Pacific Highway West
Project Summary: The purpose of the project is to replace outdated signs to reflect current standards. Work will occur in three locations, Santiam Highway (US20) in Albany, Pacific Highway West (OR99W) in Albany, and Pacific Highway (OR99) between Junction City and Eugene.
Remarks: Construction is nearly complete. Construction activities will be taking place on OR99, just south of Junction City, and OR99E and US 20 in Albany. No traffic delays are expected.