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Bend North Corridor Project

Design Phase

Region 4: Central Oregon (Bend, Deschutes)

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Construction will begin this fall, when you may begin to see minor traffic impacts, mostly at night. More significant traffic impacts along U.S. 20 will begin as early as February of 2023, while impacts along U.S. 97 will not begin until later in 2023 and continue throughout the life of the project. All work is scheduled to be fully complete by December 2024.​



​U.S. 97 is the main north-south highway through the central portion of Oregon, connecting Oregon to California and Washington. U.S. 20 is a primary east-west highway in Oregon. In the Bend area, both highways are primary routes that help people get through town and connect to shopping, dining, businesses, schools and recreation. Central Oregon's population growth over the last decade has increased traffic congestion and, in turn, reduced safety for motor vehicles, pedestrians and bicyclists. This project will address congestion, safety and mobility associated within the project limits.

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U.S. 97 |

​U.S. 97 and U.S. 20 in north Bend.

Cost and Funding

$175 million​


​Kiewit Infrastructure West has been selected as the contractor for this design-build project. To learn more about design-build, visit this page.


This project includes many benefits including - 
  • Improvements to pedestrian and bicycle safety and connectivity including multiuse paths, better crossings and accessible ramps.
  • Improved travel times
  • A new bus stop and better connectivity to transit
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Additional Information

​Learn about the project’s history, benefits, schedule and more.

Contacts & Media

Bend North Corridor

Project Contact

Bend North Corridor Team

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Last Updated

9/21/2022 8:44 AM

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Project Documents

Related documents to this project
Final_US97BendNorthCorridorINFRA.pdfUS 97 Bend North Corridor 2019 INFRA Application
EN_K21229_REEVAL_01.pdfProject re-evaluation report
Bend North Corridor FEIS Extension Traffic Memo.pdfTraffic study data, including charts.
DRAFTTrafficMemoBNC.pdfDesign-Build Basic Configuration Traffic Memo
MobilityPresentationRoundabouts5-13-21.pdfRoundabout presentation flyer
GeoTechReport.pdfFinal Geotechnical data report
K21229 Blueprint for Urban Design Concurrence.pdfDocumentation for urban design
US97_BNC_Constraints Map_09022021.jpgProject Constraints Map
21229 alternative mode improvement summary.pdfAlternate Mode Improvement Summary (Bike/Pedestrian Map)
BNCOverviewMap.jpgAn overview map of the project area.
US20-DefDesign-RollMap.pdfDesign-Roll Map
BNC Fact Sheet.pdfProject Fact Sheet
US97-DefDesign-Roll Map.pdfUS20-DefDesign-RollMap
BNC Detour Maps.pdfDetour Information
BNC ScheduleBlockMap-01.jpgConstruction Schedule Summary