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Clatsop and Tillamook Counties
 
For More Information: Dave True, Project Manager
ODOT Region 2
(503) 325-4732
 
Larry McKinley, Area Manager
 
(503) 325-7222
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Clatsop, Tillamook, and Columbia Counties State Highway Construction Update:

July 8-14
(July 15-21 report scroll down)
 
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 installation of the containment structures and painting the bridge steel above the bridge deck. 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 July 2015.
 
US26: Necanicum River (Black) Bridge
(Sunset Highway, mile post 4.37 to 4.48)
This project consists of performing bridge rehabilitation work including placing a new concrete overlay on the bridge surface and installing scour protection at the bridge bents underneath the structure along US26 approximately four miles east of its intersection with US101 (Oregon Coast Highway).
 
The scheduled work includes the Contractor performing bridge repairs. Flaggers will control single lane traffic during construction activities as required. 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 October 2014.
 
US101: Necarney Creek (Sam Reed) Bridge
(Oregon Coast Highway, mile post 39.53)
This project consists of recoating the steel below the bridge deck.
 
The scheduled work includes installation of containment structures and painting the bridge below the bridge deck.  Flaggers will control single lane traffic during construction activities, Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (noon).  Expect delays of up to 20 minutes.  The project is scheduled to be completed in March 2015.
 
 
Region 2 Centerline Rumble Strips (Unit 1)
(Sunset Highway, mile post 0 - 37.36, and Lower Columbia River Highway, mile post 62.24 – 94.67, and mile post 37.34 – 45.87)
This project consists of installing centerline rumble strips and striping on the Sunset Highway (US26) and the Lower Columbia River Highway (US30). The project is scheduled to be completed in August 2014.
 
The week of July 7, 2014 the scheduled work includes installation of pavement markers and centerline striping on US26.  Work will continue at mile post 6 proceeding east, within single lane closures.  Flaggers will hold traffic at each end of the work zone, and pilot cars will guide traffic through the work zone, expect delays of up to 20 minutes.  Construction activities are scheduled Monday night through Thursday night, 6:00 p.m. through 5:00 a.m. the following morning.
 
OR130 (Little Nestucca River Hwy) (US101 to OR22)
Three, single-lane bridges over the Little Nestucca River on OR130 will undergo maintenance between April 1 and Sept 30 2014.  Work includes minor repairs to, and painting of each bridge.  Each bridge will take approximately 6-8 weeks to complete.  Only one bridge will be closed at a time so that properties between the bridges will not be isolated.  The work will go from west to east beginning with the bridge at MP 5.1, then completing work on the bridge at MP 5.97, then the bridge at MP 7.55. 
Through traffic will need to used established detours. Options include traveling northwest on OR22 to Hebo, or OR18 southwest to Otis to reach US101. OR130 residents may be able to reach their properties using OR130 depending on their location to the bridge work.
 
US26: West Humbug Creek Bridge   
(Sunset Highway, mile post 16.16 – 16.48)
This project will replace the existing timber structure with a single span bridge removing all abutments from the stream channel. The highway will be widened in the vicinity of the bridge to meet current standards. Foundation construction, bridge removal and beam and deck construction will be completed during a series of four and half day periods using a single lane closure. Some periods will result in lane width restrictions. Traffic will be controlled by flaggers. Additional shorter duration lane closures may be required. Lane closures will only occur on weekdays and will not affect weekend travel. A reduced speed zone will be effect for the duration of the project, 
No lane closures are planned until July 21st, however there may be intermittent work on the shoulders.  The project is scheduled to be completed in October 2014.
 
July 15 – 21
 
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 installation of the containment structures and painting the bridge steel above the bridge deck. 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 July 2015.
 
US26: Necanicum River (Black) Bridge   
(Sunset Highway, mile post 4.37 to 4.48)
This project consists of performing bridge rehabilitation work including placing a new concrete overlay on the bridge surface and installing scour protection at the bridge bents underneath the structure along US26 approximately four miles east of its intersection with US101 (Oregon Coast Highway).
 
The scheduled work includes the Contractor performing bridge repairs. Flaggers will control single lane traffic during construction activities as required. 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 October 2014.
 
US101: Necarney Creek (Sam Reed) Bridge
(Oregon Coast Highway, mile post 39.53)
This project consists of recoating the steel below the bridge deck.
 
The scheduled work includes installation of containment structures and painting the bridge below the bridge deck.  Flaggers will control single lane traffic during construction activities, Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (noon).  Expect delays of up to 20 minutes.  The project is scheduled to be completed in March 2015.
 
Region 2 Centerline Rumble Strips (Unit 1)
(Sunset Highway, mile post 0 - 37.36, and Lower Columbia River Highway, mile post 62.24 – 94.67, and mile post 37.34 – 45.87)
This project consists of installing centerline rumble strips and striping on the Sunset Highway (US26) and the Lower Columbia River Highway (US30). The project is scheduled to be completed in August 2014.
 
The week of July 14, 2014 the scheduled work includes installation of pavement markers and centerline striping on US26.  Work will continue at approximately mile post 18 proceeding east, within single lane closures.  Flaggers will hold traffic at each end of the work zone, and pilot cars will guide traffic through the work zone, expect delays of up to 20 minutes.  Construction activities are scheduled Sunday night through Thursday night, 7:00 p.m. through 5:00 a.m. the following morning.
 
US26: West Humbug Creek Bridge (Sunset Highway, mile post 16.16 – 16.48)
This project will replace the existing timber structure with a single span bridge removing all abutments from the stream channel. The highway will be widened in the vicinity of the bridge to meet current standards. Foundation construction, bridge removal and beam and deck construction will be completed during a series of four and half day periods using a single lane closure. Some periods will result in lane width restrictions. Traffic will be controlled by flaggers. Additional shorter duration lane closures may be required. Lane closures will only occur on weekdays and will not affect weekend travel. A reduced speed zone will be effect for the duration of the project, 
No lane closures are planned until July 27th, however there may be intermittent work on the shoulders.  The project is scheduled to be completed in October 2014.  24-hour lane closures from Sunday night through Friday morning will begin on July 27th to construct the new bridge and continue for 4-weeks.
OR130 (Little Nestucca River Hwy) (US101 to OR22)
Three, single-lane bridges over the Little Nestucca River on OR130 will undergo maintenance between April 1 and Sept 30 2014.  Work includes minor repairs to, and painting of each bridge.  Each bridge will take approximately 6-8 weeks to complete.  Only one bridge will be closed at a time so that properties between the bridges will not be isolated.  The work will go from west to east beginning with the bridge at MP 5.1, then completing work on the bridge at MP 5.97, then the bridge at MP 7.55. 
Through traffic will need to used established detours. Options include traveling northwest on OR22 to Hebo, or OR18 southwest to Otis to reach US101. OR130 residents may be able to reach their properties using OR130 depending on their location to the bridge work.
 
 
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