Within Medford, this modernization and safety project widens two miles of Foothill Road between Hillcrest and Delta Waters Roads to an urban standard for safety and future capacity.
In most sections, the current two-lane roadway will be widened to five lanes, with a center turn lane, curb, gutter, sidewalk and bike lanes.
Constructs a 1,000 foot section of the new South Stage Road off North Phoenix Road.
The Jackson County portion is from Dry Creek Road south to Delta Waters Road.
This safety project will construct two lane roadway with multi-use shoulders with center turn lanes at Dry Creek, Coker Butte and Devils Garden Roads.
The project will straighten and improve the existing hills and curves in the area near Dry Creek and Coker Butte Roads.
ODOT is inspecting this project and handling contract administration in coordination with the City of Medford.
- Jackson County: Dry Creek Road south to Delta Waters Road
- Medford: Delta Waters Road south to Hillcrest Road.
- 1000' of the new South Stage Road segement will also be constructed.
Cost and Funding
(Hillcrest Rd. to Delta Waters Rd.)
Project Cost: ~$62.6 M
Includes a Federal BUILD Grant: $15.5M
Jackson County Section
(Delta Waters Rd. to Dry Creek Rd.)
Project Construction Cost: $11M
Knife River Materials of Central Point on both the Jackson County and City of Medford portions of this project.
Improves safety and modernizes a key regional Rogue Valley route on the east hills of Medford for current and future growth.
The corridor also upgrades the former two lane county road between Oregon 140 to the north and Interstate 5 at Phoenix to the south.
What Problem Will This Improve?
Improves safety and upgrades a two lane country road with no shoulders to an urban standard to meet today and future needs.
Foothill Road Closure- July 31_Late Fall 2023 graphic:FoothillRoadFullClosureJuly31ThruLateFall2023.jpg
Medford Foothill Road Project Begins_Feb17_final.pdf
Project design over aerial in four stages. ((Large files and may take some time to download, depending on internet speed):
Stage 1: McAndrews Road interchange area:
P1825 Overall w_Aerial-Stage I.pdf
Stage 2: Hillcrest to McAndrews Road:
P1825 Overall w_Aerial-Stage II.pdf
Stage 3: McAndrews north to Cedar Links:
P1825 Overall w_Aerial-Stage III.pdf
Stage 4: Cedar Links to Delta Waters Road:
P1825 Overall w_Aerial-Stage IV.pdf
Medford Foothill Road Project_final.pdf
JacksonCo Foothill Road Project_final.pdf
Foothill Road_McAndrews to Hillcrest_Typical Cross Section.pdf
Jackson Co Foothill Road_ Typical Cross Section.jpg