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OR 202 Safety Improvement Project

Construction Phase

Region 2: Willamette Valley and Northwest Oregon (Astoria, Clatsop)

​​​​​​​​We are installing sidewalks to improve accessibility and safety between Dresden Street and 4th Street on OR 202.

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Traffic Impact

​None at this time. Traffic control will change during school times. 

Construction Impacts

​Expect shoulder and lane closures, controlled by flaggers, as needed.

We expect to work during the day with occasional nighttime work.

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Construction Activities

​None at this time. However you may see activity in the area as our partners work to relocate utilities prior to our project starting

Visit TripCheck​ for the most current traffic information.​

​Pedestrians, including those with disabilities, will have access through or around work zones. ​

work zone construction iconPay attention in the work zone, slow down and move over – imagine this is where you work! 

Always drive safely, watch for construction signs and workers. 

Remember: fines double in all Oregon work zones, whether workers and signs are present or not. ​​​



view the enlarged project mapOR 202 is part of the major transportation route around the Astoria peninsula on the west end of town. We have been working with the City of Astoria to construct sidewalks and bike lanes to provide a safe route to the high school. This project will complete the two remaining segments on the north side of road. The two segments are:

  1. ​From Dresden Street to the DMV driveway.

  2. From the Astoria High School to 4th Street.

Additional work will include:

  •  Repaving the roadway.

  •  Installing new pavement markings.

  •  Upgrading traffic signs.

  •  Constructing retaining walls.

  • Infilling existing sidewalk areas between the DMV driveway to Denver Street.​

You can also visit the City of Astoria's project webpage​ for information.


Design: 2018 - 2022
Construction: 2023​


OR 202 |

​Between Dresden Street to 4th Street.

Cost and Funding

​$4.2 million for design and construction 

Contacts & Media

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Project Contacts

Resident Engineer
Jayson Buchholz

Public Information Officer
David House
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Last Updated

9/19/2023 2:14 PM

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