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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


January 23 - 27, 2017
Lincoln County
U.S. 20 PME: UPRR – Eddyville (Phase 4) (U.S. 20 MP 15.78 – MP 31.48)
Project Summary:
  • 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: Highway closures are now complete, with traffic running on the new alignment. Traffic will remain on the current temporary alignment on the west end of the project until late next summer. Over the winter periodic work will continue throughout the project on drainage, planting, erosion control, and miscellaneous cleanup work. If weather permits, work will continue on the excavation, drainage and blasting on the west end of the project. Additional wildlife fence is currently being installed near the middle of the project. Occasional flagging to may be necessary, expect minor delays.
Steven Schultz (541) 757-4158
U.S. 101@NE East Devils Lake RD (U.S.101 MP111.0 – MP111.6)
Project Summary:
  • Add a left turn lane on U.S. 101 at NE East Devils Lake Rd.
  • Create wider shoulders and improve sight distance in an effort the reduce crashes.
Remarks: All work is now complete except for minor repairs. Minor repair work will be taking place later in the spring. No delays are expected at this time.
Steven Schultz (541) 757-4158
U.S. 101: Whale Cove Culvert Replacement (US101 MP 128.832)
Project Summary:
  • Replace two failing culverts across US 101 south of Depoe Bay
  • The contractor will use a trenchless technology to install new culverts
Remarks:. The contractor has completed installation of both culverts and is restoring the project site, including seeding and planting. A portion of the Oregon Coast Trail is diverted onto the shoulder of the highway to avoid the work area. Steven Schultz (541) 757-4158
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