This project will increase the safety of the traveling public and increase the longevity of transportation infrastructure along U.S. 97 and U.S. 26 within and near the city of Madras. Portions of the highway will be repaved, ADA curb ramps built, sidewalks completed, and signals upgraded with push buttons, illumination, vehicle detection equipment, network communications, striping, and streetscape with bulb outs.
Additional project components include upgrades and repairs to three bridges within the project area, installation of an enhanced activated bicycle and pedestrian crossing on US97 (4th Street).
The City of Madras will provide some assistance and will coordinate plans for construction of sewer and water lines within the project area.
U.S. 97 from Chestnut Street, through Madras to Colfax Lane & U.S. 26 from Earl Street to junction with U.S. 97.
Cost and Funding
Project funding includes ODOT, City of Madras and Economic Development of Administration (EDA).