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Lane County

For More Information: Rick Little, Public Information Officer
(541) 726-2442

Lane County State Highway Construction

May 29 - June 5
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: The contractor will be paving the mainline final surface this week on nights (7 PM to 7 AM. For the duration of the project, work will take place Sunday night through Thursday night, including day time work.   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: This week the tentative schedule is to continue paving on OR99 into Cottage Grove from the north on Monday day and then switch to night work on Tuesday to pave Row River Road/East Cottage Grove Connector and then OR 99 again starting at Harrison and paving south through the rest of the week. 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. All work must be completed before June 26, 2015.
[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.
  • U.S. 101 Tillamook County—Rehabilitate culvert, MP 39.66. 
Work expected to begin early July and be completed mid-July. 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)