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Clatsop and Tillamook Counties
 
For More Information: Dave True, Project Manager
ODOT Region 2
(503) 325-4732
 
Tim Potter, Area Manager
 
(503) 325-7222
 
 
 
 
 
 
Clatsop, Tillamook, and Columbia Counties State Highway Construction Update:
 
 
  
   
 August 4-10
 
US101: Manzanita Ave. – Neahkahnie Creek
(Oregon Coast Highway, mile post 43.00 to 43.34)
The work consists of replacement of an existing culvert at Neahkahnie Creek with a tunnel structure and enhancement of the stream bed as well as relocating and improving the highway alignment along U.S. 101 near Manzanita. Also, turning lane movements into downtown Manzanita will be enhanced. 
 
The scheduled work includes installation of temporary shoring and a temporary water diversion system. Flaggers may need to occasionally control single lane traffic during construction when work is occurring. Minor delays should be expected when single lane closures are occurring and the public is reminded to drive through the area with caution. Oregon State Police will be enforcing the speed limit through the work zone area. The project is scheduled to be completed in October 2016.
 
 
 
US101(Bus.): Old Youngs Bay & Lewis & Clark River Bridges    
(Warrenton - Astoria Highway, mile post 4.78 and 6.89)
This project consists of performing bridge rehabilitation work at both the Old Youngs Bay and Lewis & Clark River Bridges along US101(Bus.).
 
The scheduled work includes reconstruction of the Lewis & Clark River Bridge. The Lewis & Clark River Bridge is now closed to facilitate construction activities. This full closure is anticipated to last until September 4, 2015. A detour route is currently designated with signing.
 
The scheduled work at the Old Youngs Bay Bridge includes rehabilitation of the electrical and mechanical systems. Flaggers will control single lane traffic at the Old Youngs Bay Bridge during construction when work is occurring as required. Minor delays should be expected when single lane closures are occurring and the public is reminded to drive through the area with caution. Oregon State Police will be enforcing the speed limit through the work zone area.
 
The project is scheduled to be completed in November 2017.
 
 
 
US101: Columbia River (Astoria–Megler) Bridge  
(Oregon Coast Highway, mile post 1.80 to 3.03)
This project consists of recoating the steel above the bridge deck on the southern side of the Columbia River Bridge along U.S. 101 north of Astoria.
 
The scheduled work includes prepping and painting the steel above the bridge deck along with miscellaneous touch-up painting throughout the bridge structure. Flaggers will control single lane traffic during construction activities as required. Lane delays will be allowed anytime on weekdays and weekends. Expect delays of up to 20 minutes and drive through the area with caution. Oregon State Police will be enforcing the speed limit through the work zone area. The project is scheduled to be completed in August 2015.