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OR 126: Blue River & Fish Hole Bridges

Construction Phase

Region 2: Willamette Valley and Northwest Oregon (Lane)

​​​​We're designing a project to resurface the Fish Hole Bridge and Blue River Bridge for a smoother surface for drivers and reduce maintenance costs.​

Banner: Slow down, in the work zone it could save lives. Building a modern transportation system to help Oregon’s communities and economy thrive. During construction, Give yourself more time, try a new way or mode to get there or take a different route.


Traffic Impact

​None​ at this time.

Construction Impacts

​None at this time. We plan to start construction in 2024.

Construction Activities

​None at this time.

Visit TripCheck​ for the most current traffic information.​

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

work zone construction iconPay attention in the work zone, slow down and move over – imagine this is where you work! 

Always drive safely, watch for construction signs and workers. 

Remember: fines double in all Oregon work zones, whether workers and signs are present or not. ​​​



view the enlarged project mapWest of the town of Blue River on OR 126, the surface of two bridges are in bad condition resulting in a rough ride. 

We’re designing a project to restore the surfaces of the bridges before they get worse. 

We are:

  • Removing the existing concrete.

  • Replacing the concrete. 

  • Providing a smoother surface for drivers.

  • Upgrading guardrail.

​During construction, traffic will be controlled by temporary signals to help keep travelers and our construction crew safe. 

Past Meetings and Events

  • View the archived online open house that was open from Jul. 12 - 31, 2023.

  • We held an in-person open house on Thursday, Jul. 13 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. at the McKenzie Fire & Rescue Station.


Design: 2022-2024

Construction: 2024


OR 126 |

​Milepost 40.18 and 40.7, west of the town of Blue River​

Cost and Funding

​Design: $473,000

Contacts & Media

project map

Project Contacts

Resident Engineer - Consultant Project Manager
A.J. Jacobson

Public Information Officer
Mindy McCartt
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Last Updated

10/30/2023 3:34 PM

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