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OR 126: Cornerstone Drive - Terry Street Pavement Preservation Project

Project Completed

Region 2: Willamette Valley and Northwest Oregon (Eugene, Veneta, Lane)

This project replaced the pavement between Veneta and Eugene and added safety improvements.​​​

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Traffic Impact

Most w​ork was done at night to minimize impact to travelers.


​In mid-April 2019:

  • New bus pullouts constructed near Ellmaker Road.
  • Bridge rail eplaced on a small bridge west of Fisher Road.

Trees were removed near Shady Rest Drive and Lake Side Drive over the winter to prepare for widening the north shoulder of the road.

Five and a half miles of new paving was completed in 2018, and 9000 feet of new guardrail installed. In 2019, another one and a half miles of paving was done.

The project was completed in September 2019.



​The pavement condition within this section of highway is deteriorated and needs repair. Areas have been patched and that repair work will continue until the full preservation project is underway. The project also includes safety improvements at various intersections on OR 126.


OR 126 | ​Cornerstone Drive, Veneta to Terry Street, Eugene

Cost and Funding

​$8.5 million


This project included many safety improvements identified by people in the community:

  • A right-turn lane at Ellmaker Road
  • Two bus pullouts
  • Centerline rumble strips. Shoulder rumble strips in locations where appropriate based on shoulder width and proximity to businesses. There will be no rumble strips in front of Veneta businesses.
  • Shoulder widening along the north side between Shady Rest and Lake Side Drive.
  • Grind/inlay and overlay paving of the entire section

Additional Information

I-105 Eugene-Springfield Highway has 24-hour lane closures as four bridges and ramps between the Delta Highway interchange and downtown Eugene are rehabilitated and brought up to current standards.

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Project Contacts

Resident Engineer
Steve Schultz

Public Information Officer
Angela Beers Seydel

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Last Updated

12/3/2019 3:00 PM

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