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Lane County State Highway Construction

 
 scroll down to see the following weeks construction update
 
June 29-July 3, 2015
 
 
LANE COUNTY
 
OR 58: Salt Creek Half Viaducts Phase 2
OR 58 (Willamette Hwy) Milepost 56  
Project Summary: This project will complete an earlier project, originally designed to lower the tunnel floor, repair the tunnel liner, and rebuild four half viaducts. The original project was partially completed in 2012 and 2013.
This project will complete construction of two half viaducts and other remaining items from the original project, along with newly added items.
Remarks: Watch for construction vehicles and machinery entering and exiting the highway.
 
Construction is planned during 2015 with the final paving of the tunnel approaches scheduled for 2016.
Concrete barrier has been placed along centerline and traffic is restricted to a single travel lane, controlled by 24 hr. flagging and a pilot car for the remainder of the project.
Check the project website www.58tunnel.org and www.Tripcheck.com for project information and closure information.
(Karl Wieseke, Assistant Project Manager, (541) 517-3934)
 
 
OR126: Chickahominy Cr to Poterf Cr Sec.
(OR126: MP 32.5 to 37.5)
Contract amount: $1.67M
Project Summary: This project will pave from MP 32.55 to MP 37.32 in the vicinity of Walton. Guardrail, rumble strips and signing will also be addressed through this section.
 
Remarks: This week, the striping will be laid out by survey, for application later in July It will be a short construction week due to the upcoming 4th of July holiday. For the duration of the project, work will be conducted during both daytime and nighttime hours Sunday night through Friday morning.   Lane closures for work done during day time hours will be less than 20 minutes and usually of much shorter duration due to relatively short lane closure lengths. Lane closures for the production paving will predominately take place from 7 PM to 7 AM Sunday through Thursday, when delays may be up to 20 minutes, with longer lane closure lengths. Be cautious, as there will be a lot of truck traffic going in and out of and within the project limits.
[Mike Stennett, Asst. Project Manager, (541) 736-2844]
 
 
  
OR99: Roosevelt – Garfield Bike/Ped Path (MP 121.14-122.25)
Contract amount: $3.34M
Project Summary: This provides a continuous pedestrian path between Garfield and Roosevelt on Hwy 99 including a new bike/ped bridge over the railroad tracks near Roosevelt.
 
Remarks: Work has begun off the roadway with no impacts to traffic – look for vehicles entering and exiting the work areas.
 
 
Interstate 5 (Pacific Highway), MP 162-170, Martin Creek-Anlauf Paving ($18.5 million)
Project Summary: This project will repair or replace much of the concrete road surface between south Cottage Grove (Exit 170) and the Oregon 38 junction. Construction is expected to continue until spring of 2015.
 
Remarks: I-5 motorists should watch for intermittent weekday lane closures throughout the project area (MP 162-170). All lanes are scheduled to be open on Saturday and Sunday.
 
Watch for workers on the side of the road and for construction vehicles entering and exiting the travel lanes.
 
Motorists should watch for roadside message boards or visit www.tripcheck.com for the latest road and travel information. 
 
(Dan Latham, ODOT Public Affairs, 541-957-3601)
 
 
    
OR99: Creswell to I-5 Paving
OR99 (Goshen-Divide Hwy) Milepost 5.86 – 19.51 Contract Amount: $1.16M
 
Project Summary: This project will pave from MP 5.86 – 14.1 and from MP 15.36 – 19.51. Also Row River Rd will be paved from I-5 to the Walmart entrance. Gravel shoulders will be re-graded with the project.
 
Remarks: The project is nearing completion. This week will be clean up and removal of traffic control devices. All work on OR99 will be allowed during the day. Work on Row River Rd/East Cottage Grove Connector will be done at night, except for the intersection with OR99.  
[Mike Stennett, Asst. Project Manager, (541) 736-2844]
 
 
Region 2 Culverts (U.S. 101 (Oregon Coast Highway) MP 39.66, MP 121.35, MP 189, OR 34 (Alsea Highway) MP 51.26) Contract amount: $2.841 million
Project: This project will rehabilitate or replace culverts and/or storm drains at four locations in Tillamook, Lane, Lincoln and Benton counties.
 
Remarks:  
  • U.S. 101 Tillamook County—Rehabilitate culvert, MP 39.66. 
For the week of June 29th, there will be intermittent shoulder closures. Expect minor delays. 
 
  • U.S. 101 Lincoln County—Replace culvert, MP 121.35. 
Work expected to begin early July and be completed mid-July. Expect minor delays.
 
  • U.S. 101 Lane County (Florence) — Rehabilitate storm drain, MP 189.  Project will replace storm drain in Quince Street north of 10th and in the northbound lanes of US101 from 12th to 28th. 
Work is expected to begin in September.
 
  • OR 34 Benton County—Replace culvert, MP 51.26. 
Work is expected to resume in June.
 
Watch for construction vehicles and machinery entering and exiting the highway.
(Contact Ken Kohl, Project Manager, 541-747-1496) 
 
July 6-10, 2015
 
 
LANE COUNTY
 
OR 58: Salt Creek Half Viaducts Phase 2
OR 58 (Willamette Hwy) Milepost 56  
Project Summary: This project will complete an earlier project, originally designed to lower the tunnel floor, repair the tunnel liner, and rebuild four half viaducts. The original project was partially completed in 2012 and 2013.
This project will complete construction of two half viaducts and other remaining items from the original project, along with newly added items.
 
Remarks: Watch for construction vehicles and machinery entering and exiting the highway.
 
Construction is planned during 2015 with the final paving of the tunnel approaches scheduled for 2016.
Concrete barrier has been placed along centerline and traffic is restricted to a single travel lane, controlled by 24 hr. flagging and a pilot car for the remainder of the project.
Check the project website www.58tunnel.org and www.Tripcheck.com for project information and closure information.
(Karl Wieseke, Assistant Project Manager, (541) 517-3934)
 
 
 
OR126: Chickahominy Cr to Poterf Cr Sec.
(OR126: MP 32.5 to 37.5)
Contract amount: $1.67M
Project Summary: This project will pave from MP 32.55 to MP 37.32 in the vicinity of Walton. Guardrail, rumble strips and signing will also be addressed through this section.
 
Remarks: This week driveway approach paving, guardrail and shoulder rocking work will take place during daylight hours. . For the duration of the project, work will be conducted predominately during the day time hours, Monday morning through Friday morning.   Lane closures for work done during day time hours will be less than 20 minutes and usually of much shorter duration due to relatively short lane closure lengths. Be cautious, as there will be a lot of truck traffic going in and out of and within the project limits.
[Mike Stennett, Asst. Project Manager, (541) 736-2844]
 
 
 
OR99: Roosevelt – Garfield Bike/Ped Path (MP 121.14-122.25)
Contract amount: $3.34M
Project Summary: This provides a continuous pedestrian path between Garfield and Roosevelt on Hwy 99 including a new bike/ped bridge over the railroad tracks near Roosevelt.
 
Remarks: Work has begun off the roadway with no impacts to traffic – look for vehicles entering and exiting the work areas.
 
 
 
Interstate 5 (Pacific Highway), MP 162-170, Martin Creek-Anlauf Paving ($18.5 million)
Project Summary: This project will repair or replace much of the concrete road surface between south Cottage Grove (Exit 170) and the Oregon 38 junction. Construction is expected to continue until spring of 2015.
 
 Remarks: I-5 motorists should watch for intermittent weekday lane closures throughout the project area (MP 162-170). All lanes are scheduled to be open on Saturday and Sunday.
 
Watch for workers on the side of the road and for construction vehicles entering and exiting the travel lanes.
 
Motorists should watch for roadside message boards or visit www.tripcheck.com for the latest road and travel information. 
 
(Dan Latham, ODOT Public Affairs, 541-957-3601)
 
 
Region 2 Culverts (U.S. 101 (Oregon Coast Highway) MP 39.66, MP 121.35, MP 189, OR 34 (Alsea Highway) MP 51.26) Contract amount: $2.841 million
 
Project: This project will rehabilitate or replace culverts and/or storm drains at four locations in Tillamook, Lane, Lincoln and Benton counties.
 
Remarks:  
  • U.S. 101 Tillamook County—Rehabilitate culvert, MP 39.66. 
  • Work is expected to begin and be completed the week of July 13th. The northbound lane will be closed and traffic controlled by flagger. Expect delays up to 20 minutes.
 
  • U.S. 101 Lincoln County—Replace culvert, MP 121.35. 
Work expected to begin early July and be completed mid-July. Expect minor delays.
 
  • U.S. 101 Lane County (Florence) — Rehabilitate storm drain, MP 189.  Project will replace storm drain in Quince Street north of 10th and in the northbound lanes of US101 from 12th to 28th. 
Work is expected to begin in September.
 
  • OR 34 Benton County—Replace culvert, MP 51.26. 
Work is expected to resume in June.
 
Watch for construction vehicles and machinery entering and exiting the highway.
(Contact Ken Kohl, Project Manager, 541-747-1496)