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U.S. 20: 53rd Avenue – East of 60th Avenue

Construction Phase

Region 2: Willamette Valley and Northwest Oregon (Sweet Home, Linn)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Bike and pedestrian safety improvements.

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Traffic Impact

​None at t​his time.

Construction Impacts

​None at this time.

Construction Activities

We're almost done with construction. Our last step is connecting power to the pedestrian activated rapid flashing beacons.​

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

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enlarged project mapThe project will improve the pedestrian facility on the east end of the City of Sweet Home, enhancing access for residents and visitors to Foster Lake, and to vicinity businesses and employers. 

This project will:

  • Construct sidewalk along U.S. 20 from approximately the 53rd Avenue intersection to east of 60th Avenue. 

  • Construct two mid-block crossings in the vicinities of 40th Avenue (milepost 29) and 49th Avenue (milepost 30). The proposed changes include median refuge islands, pedestrian activated rapid flashing beacons, curb ramps and advanced stop striping.

  • Improve the marked school crossing at 54th Avenue with median island refuge and ADA compliant curb ramps and curb extension on the SE corner.

The mile points for the pedestrian / bike improvements are from milepost 30.4 to 31.2.


Design: 2021
Construction: 2022 - 2023


U.S. 20 |

​40th Avenue
49th Avenue
54th Avenue
53rd Avenue through east of 60th Avenue

Cost and Funding

​Total Funding $2.9 million

Contacts & Media

Project Area Map

Project Contacts

Resident Engineer
Steve Schultz

Public Information Officer
Mindy McCartt
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Last Updated

2/12/2024 2:53 PM

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