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Benton, Lincoln & Linn Counties
For More Information:  Steve Schultz, Project Manager
(541) 757-4211
ODOT PIO Angela Beers Seydel 541-726-2442
Email:  angela.beers-seydel@odot.state.or.us


Linn, Benton and Lincoln Counties

State Highway Construction


May 20 - 26, 2016

Lincoln County 
US 20 PME: UPRR - Eddyville (Phase 4) (U.S. 20 MP 15.78 – MP 21.48)
Project Summary: The project will accomplish the following:
  • Construction of landslide mitigation and geotechnical features
  • Over 350,000 cubic yards of earthwork
  • Construction of roadbed, aggregate base and asphalt concrete pavement
  • Installation of drainage, guard rail, striping, and signing
  • Installation of a wildlife crossing culvert under the new roadbed
  • Erosion control
  • Landscaping
  • Re-routing public traffic onto the new alignment
Remarks: Construction of Phase 4 continues with burning of slash piles near the west end of the project at approximately MP 16. Excavation work has begun near the middle of the project. Most work is taking place well away from the existing U.S. 20 alignment. No delays are anticipated.
Steven Schultz 541-757-4158        

US101@ N.E. East Devils Lake RD (U.S.101 MP111.0 – 111.6)
Project Summary: The project will add a left turn lane on U.S. 101 at N.E. East Devils Lake Rd. It will also create wider shoulders and improve sight distance in an effort to reduce crashes.
Remarks: Work will continue during the day on the east side of U.S. 101. Intermittent daytime flagging may be necessary, expect minor delays. Closures of NE East Devils Lake Road will begin between June 1 and June 6. The road will be closed to through traffic, allowing local access only. The closures are allowed from 7:00 AM on Mondays through 10:00 PM on Thursdays. Through traffic will be allowed access Friday through Sunday.
Steven Schultz 541-757-4158  
Linn/Columbia Counties 
US30 & OR34: Continuous Left Turn Lane Rumble Strips (U.S. 30 MP 18.37 – MP 27.41, OR 34 MP 1.22 – MP 16.57)
Project Summary: This project will install centerline rumble strips in the median of both US30 and OR34 in an effort to improve safety, and reduce cross over accidents.
Remarks: Rumble strip installation is now complete. The contractor will be returning to OR 34 to complete a small section of striping work just east of Denny School Road within the next 30 days.
Steven Schultz 541-757-4158    
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