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OR 126: Tom McCall Road Roundabout

Project Completed

Region 4: Central Oregon (Prineville, Crook)


​T​his project will improve the safety, mobility and access at the intersection of OR 126 and Tom McCall Road.​

Impacts

Construction Impacts

Alex Hodge Construction will continue paving the new roundabout during the day. No traffic impacts are anticipated during the day. The Contractor will also be working on shoulders at night with one lane on OR126 being closed and controlled by flaggers.​

Meetings and Events

The Oregon Department of Transportation in partnership with Crook County and the City of Prineville, heard from the public and various stakeholders regarding this proposed project. Several public meetings have presented information about the proposed roundabout at the intersection of OR 126 and Tom McCall Road. Presentation materials from the public meeting are found below. 
Consistent with ODOT roundabout policy, consideration of a roundabout and the approach treatments includes a range of stakeholders and interests along this critical freight route, particularly for over-dimensional loads. ODOT held a Roundabout Rodeo in August 2016, laying a to scale replica of the proposed roundabout design for the freight industry. This event provided positive feedback about the roundabout and helped refine the design. See a video of the Roundabout Rodeo.​​​

Schedule

​Design ​- 2016-2017
​Bid Opening - Fall 2017
​Construction - ​2018​

Details

About

ODOT, Crook County and the City of Prineville are partnering to address safety concerns at the intersection of OR 126 and Tom McCall Road by constructing a roundabout.​​​​​​​​​​

Location

OR 126 | OR 126 and Tom McCall Road intersection

Cost and Funding

​The construction budget is $3.7 million, total budget $4.5 million, with a combination of State and local funding, as included in the 2015-2018 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program.

Contractor

​Alex Hodge Construction Inc.

Benefits

This proposed project, as outlined in a 2012 Multimodal Transportation Program Project Application submitted by Crook County and the City of Prineville and now included in the 2015-1018 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program, involves designing and constructing a single lane roundabout at this intersection.

The roundabout will reduce conflicts among vehicles while improving traffic flow for all users, including freight. It will also improve access to and from the Prineville industrial area.

What Problem Will This Improve?

The intersection of OR 126 and Tom McCall Road is currently stop-sign controlled on the side roads where there can be long delays for motorists leaving the industrial areas or for vehicles wanting to turn left onto or off of the highway.
 
These issues, particularly occurring during peak travel times, cause a safety problem for all users.  This project will reduce the number and severity of crashes at this intersection which makes it a high priority for ODOT.  Access to industrial developments along Tom McCall Road makes this a critical intersection for City of Prineville and Crook County.​

Contacts & Media

Project Map

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Videos


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Project Contacts

Community Affairs Coordinator
Alia Burck
Email
alia.burck@odot.state.or.us
Phone
541-388-6037

Area Manager
Bob Townsend
Email
robert.l.townsend@odot.state.or.us
Phone
541-388-6252

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Last Updated

3/21/2019 10:31 AM

Project Number

18728

Project Documents

Related documents to this project
PrinevilleTSP2013.pdfCity of Prineville Transportation Safety Plan 2013
OR126atTomMcCallPublicMeetingPresentation.pdfOR 126 @ Tom McCall Meeting Presentation December 2015
OR126CorridorPlanFacilityPlan.pdfOR 126 Corridor Facility Plan
OR126TomMcCallPIP.pdfOR 126 @ Tom McCall Project Information Paper

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