April 29, 2016
For information: Kimberly.Dinwiddie@odot.state.or.us; 503-539-8454
Project website: www.US26MtHoodSafety.org Expect daytime and nighttime work with flagging and lane closuresNo blasting this week, truck hauling continues
Monday, May 4 through noon Friday, May 6 travelers will encounter traffic stops by flaggers during the day and night.
Rock blasting will not occur this week. A blast is planned for Tuesday, May 10, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. near the runaway truck ramp.
Trail users along the Pionner Bridle Trail will see workers along the trail building a retaining wall and could experience intermittent trail flagging.
During the week hauling will occur along Trillium Lake Road and Lolo Pass Road. This year, the hauling on Lolo Pass Road should be intermittent.
This weeks work includes slope work at Map Curve, retaining wall construction adjacent to the Pioneer Bridle Trail, widening and excavation to place for future barrier placement, installing drainage pipe at night and hauling materials.
Impacts to Travel
Construction will delay travel through the area. However, you will still be able to get to where you are going. Here is what to expect so you can plan to avoid delays.
The information above reflects the impacts for the current week. Throughout the season you can expect the following traffic impacts:
• Closures up-to one hour from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday’s Tuesday’s and Thursday’s on U.S. 26 west of Government Camp for rock blasting.
• Around-the-clock lane closure on U.S. 26 from east of Kiwanis Camp Road to east of Mirror Lake.
• Increase truck traffic on Lolo Pass Road and Trillium Lake Road.
• Flagging and up-to 20 minute traffic stops anytime the contractor is working.
•Daytime and nighttime work.
•Occasional 24-hour flagging.