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U.S. 101: Newport Street Improvement Project

Project Completed

Region 2: Willamette Valley and Northwest Oregon (Newport, Lincoln)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Project to improve traffic, bike and pedestrian flow through South Beach.

Banner image: Building a modern transportation system to help Oregon’s communities and economy thrive. During construction, Give yourself more time -try a new way or mode to get there or take a different route!


Traffic Impact

Work is being done on both sides of 35th and we are working on the shoulder. Traffic lanes have been shifted to create a safe work area for crews. Expect one lane of travel in each direction, and minor congestion during peak travel hours. ​

Construction Impacts

Interactive Construction MapExpect delays, construction noise and lane closures. 

Project Area MapCheck out the project area map​ for detailed information about what work is being done in South Beach.

Visit TripCheck for the most current information on traffic and other construction impacts.

We are working closely with our partners at the City of Newport, if you are a resident or business in South Beach with questions or concerns, please contact Derrick Tokos, Community Development Director, at 541-574-0626.

Got Questions -Email Derrick Tokos

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



​This project will improve travel south of the Yaquina Bay Bridge by relocating a traffic signal, improving connections, and installing new sidewalks and bike lanes.

Work will include:

  • Remove the existing traffic signal at the U.S.101 and 32nd Street intersection
  • Construct a new traffic signal at the U.S.101 and 35th Street intersection
  • Construct new 35th Street connections to SW Anchor Way and to SE Ferry Slip Road
  • Install new sidewalks and bike lanes
  • Stormwater treatment facilities


​Design through 2020
Construction is estimated to begin in 2021

Meetings and Events

Visit our archived online open house​ to learn about this project and other projects being built in 2021.


U.S. 101 | 32nd Street and 35th Street

Cost and Funding

​$7.9 million, combination of federal, state, and local funds

Contacts & Media

Project Area Map

Project Contact

Resident Engineer
Steve Schultz

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Last Updated

3/9/2023 4:47 PM

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