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Project Details

OR 34: McKinney Slough Bridge Replacement

Construction Phase

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


​A new bridge is replacing the current one​

Impacts

Traffic Impact

​​One lane is available for traffic in each direction as the new bridge is built. Traffic is controlled by a temporary signal or flaggers at all times. 

Crews are currently working on the second half of the new structure. most work is expected to be completed in early July.

Schedule

​Construction began October 2018 and is scheduled to be complete in October 2019

Details

About

​The McKinney Slough Bridge was built in 1957. It is now considered structurally deficient, which means that it requires significant maintenance, rehabilitation or replacement. 

The wooden understructure has significant rot, there is settlement in the concrete portion of end bents, and there are cracks in the bridge up to one inch in diameter. wooden understructure has significant rot, there is settlement in the concrete portion of end bents, and there are cracks in the bridge up to one inch in diameter.

If nothing were done the bridge would continue to deteriorate, but it is not in any immediate danger of collapse.

Location

OR 34 | ​About 1.5 miles east of Waldport

Cost and Funding

$5,430,550

Contractor

​Delta Construction

Benefits

​The new bridge will be longer and a bit wider than the current bridge. It is designed to withstand a large earthquake and tsunami and will have updated bridge rails for safety.

Contacts & Media

Project Map

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Project Contacts

Project Manager
Steve Schultz
Email
steven.schultz@odot.state.or.us
Phone
541-757-4211

Public Information Officer
Angela Beers Seydel
Email
angela.beers-seydel@odot.state.or.us
Phone
541-726-2442

Last Updated

5/21/2019 2:59 PM

Project Number

19206

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