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OR 221 Michigan City Lane to Edgewater Street (West Salem)

Project Completed

Region 2: Willamette Valley and Northwest Oregon (Salem, Polk)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​This project includes a series of improvements on OR 221 (Wallace Road) in West Salem. 

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Traffic Impact

Expect lane or shoulder closures controlled by flagging, as needed. 

Construction Impacts

Orchardview Avenue to Edgewater Street Northbound Lanes

  • Nightly, Sunday night through Friday morning, between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m.

Orchardview Avenue to Edgewater Street Southbound Lanes 

  • Nightly, Sunday night through Friday morning, between 6 p.m. and 5 a.m.

Construction Activities

​None at this time.

​For the most up to date information, visit TripCheck.

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



view the project interactive mapThis project includes a series of improvements on OR 221 (Wallace Road) from Michigan City Lane to Edgewater Street. 

​The project will do the following:

  • Repave the entire stretch of roadway.

  • Upgrade the curb ramps to meet current Americans with Disabilities (ADA) standards.

  • Upgrade traffic signals with yellow reflective back plates to improve driver visibility, and crosswalks will receive countdown pedestrian signals.

  • Install rapid flashing beacons (RRFBs) and other improvements at five crosswalks: Narcissus Court NW, Lynda Lane NW, Orchard View Avenue NW, the Park and Ride north of Brush College Road and Vick Avenue NW.

View our interactive project map​ to learn more about where work will be done. 

​The project will benefit the 35,000 motorists a day that use this section of highway combined with a large number of bicycles and pedestrians.  


These improvements will enhance safety for pedestrians and bicyclists, while meeting current ADA standards along this stretch of OR 221 (Wallace Road).  


​Design: 2018-2020
Construction: 2022 - 2023


OR 221 | Wallace Road in West Salem, Polk County

Cost and Funding

​Estimated $9.9 million

Contacts & Media

Project Area Map

Project Contacts

Assistant Resident Engineer
Leia Kagawa

Public Information Officer
David House

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Last Updated

2/3/2023 1:00 PM

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