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Weekly Construction Update
Find out why extra caution is needed to manuever through this intersection. Read more in a recent news release.
ODOT’s contractor is working to install retaining walls and build the large pipe crossing US 101 near 29th St. They will be installing pipe and building the roadway embankment on the new 32nd St alignment east of US101. Traffic on US 101 is on a temporary alignment while the contractor installs half of the Baldy Creek culvert across the highway near SW 29th St.
32nd St west of US 101 remains closed between Coast Ave and US101, to install a new large culvert. A signed detour will direct traffic around the work area. Motorists can expect minor delays and increased traffic in the work zone. No lanes on US 101 will be closed during the day, but flaggers may be stopping traffic for short periods to let trucks and equipment on and off the road.
Construction is underway
Construction of the project launched in May, 2014. Read details in a media release.
Important construction details include:
No lane closures during the day—only at night
Construction on the project will take place during daytime and nighttime hours.
Because of the need to ensure two lanes of travel on U.S. 101 during this project, any construction requiring a lane closure will occur at night.
Nighttime construction with lane closures will occur Sunday through Thursday, between 7 pm. and 6:30 a.m. There will be no lane closures on weekends.
During nighttime lane closures, flaggers will control traffic in alternating directions on U.S. 101, creating 5 to 20 minute delays for bicyclists and motorists.
Because construction will occupy the highway shoulder, bicyclists should be prepared to travel in the roadway through the construction zone.
There will be times when a complete closure of 29th Street and 32nd Street will occur. Detours will be clearly signed.
Lincoln City is “Open for Business”
ODOT and the City of Lincoln City are committed to keeping the Nelscott businesses open and accessible during construction. Business accesses will be delineated with blue traffic cones and “Business Access” signs. Driveways and business accesses may be constructed of gravel during portions of the project.
We encourage the public to not be deterred by the construction and to support the local businesses.
Nighttime construction sounds
Because construction sounds will occur at night, businesses or residences within 500 feet of the project limits will receive advance notification with contact information. We apologize for the inconvenience and we hope the lack of daytime highway restrictions provides an appropriate consolation.
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