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U.S. 199 Corridor Plan

Planning Phase

Region 3: Southwestern Oregon (Cave Junction, Grants Pass, Josephine)


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The U.S. 199 Corridor Plan arose from the Redwood Highway safety awareness working group. Potential short, medium and long term safety projects are being identified in this corridor planning study​. 

Impacts

Meetings and Events

FINAL US 199 Corridor Plan, Oct. 2022 is now available:

The project team held an in person open house July 26, 2022 in Kerby at the Boys and Girls Club. That was preceeded in February with a virtual open house. 

​Here is the draft U.S. 199 Corridor Plan, July 2022

DRAFT_US 199 Corridor Plan Draft_0719322_.pdf

Here is the July 2022 virtual open house, record open through August 31

Virtual Open house click here

​Here's the slide deck from the February 2022 open house.

Feb1_2022_ VirtualOpenHouse_FINAL_US 199 Corridor Plan_.pdf

Other events and activities have included:
  • Safety Corridor designation and signing campaigns
  • Safety columns and display ads in the Moving Ahead publication and in the Illinois Valley News
  • Enhanced striping of the corridor between Hayes Hill and Cave Junction
  • "Crashed Car" displays at Illinois Valley schools and area markets

Schedule

Final U.S. 199 Corridor Plan Document is now uploaded (see below).


Thanks to everyone who turned out for the Tuesday, July 26 open house at the Boys and Girls Club in Kerby - the old RCC Kerby Belt building. 

Virtual Open House: click here 
US199OpenHouse Presentation July 26_32022.jpg









Details

About

Crash severity in Josephine County

Location

U.S. 199 | ​U.S. 199 (Redwood Highway) from Applegate River to the Oregon-California border.

Cost and Funding

Potential long term projects will be identified in this long-term corridor planning study. Kittleson and Asssociates is ODOT's consultant.

Contractor

Kittelson & Associates, Inc.
Transportation Engineering / Planning


Benefits

​This planning study will examine possible solutions and safety projects for the Redwood Highway corridor. ​

What Problem Will This Improve?

​U.S. 199 has a crash rate similar to other comparable highways in southwest Oregon. However, crash severity is worse than other highways of the same type. 


Additional Information

​(US 199 TM5 Policy and Ordinance Amendments and Findings_PMT_draft.pdf

Feb1_2022_ VirtualOpenHouse_FINAL_US 199 Corridor Plan_.pdf

Draft_4 _Tech Memo-Alternatives - Revised_small_Jan312022.pdf

Draft Tech Memo 3_Transportation System Conditions_CrashRates_PAC Draft_small_Aug2021.pdf

23021_028 Final Tech Memo 2_Baseline Inventories.pdf

23021_028 Final Tech Memo 1_Goals and Policy Review.pdf

Presentation_US199CorridorPlan_ProjectAdvisoryCommitteeAug12_2021.pdf


US 199 Corridor Plan - Kick-off Meeting FEB17_2021.pdf

InstallSafetyCorridorSignSelmaApril22_2020.JPG

News Release: Redwood Highway Safety Corridor - May 1, 2020

FINAL_ Redwood Highway Safety FAQ May2020.pdf

RedwoodHwySafetyCorridor_May12020.jpg

RedwoodHwySafetyCorridor_May12020.jpg







Contacts & Media

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Project Contacts

Public Information Officer
Gary Leaming
Email
Gary.W.Leaming@odot.oregon.gov
Phone
541-774-6388

ODOT Senior Planner
Tom Guevara, Jr.
Email
Thomas.Guevara@odot.oregon.gov
Phone
541-957-3692

Last Updated

11/21/2022 10:22 AM

Project Number

R3-P006

Project Documents

Related documents to this project
FINAL_US199 SafetyAwarenessWorkingGroup_Sept_302_2019.pdfMeeting notes from Sept. 20, 2019 Safety Awareness Working Group
R3-Redwood-GRAPHIC-Crash.jpgGraphic: Crash severity in Josephine County (2012-2016)
RedwoodHighwaySafety_Backgrounder_Aug2019.pdfBackground presentation on the safety issues on Redwood Highway in Oregon, U.S. 199
RedwoodHighwaySafety_MovingAheadNov2019.pdfSafety column by Southwest Oregon ODOT Traffic Safety Coordinator Rosalee Senger
US199_Safety_PresentationFINAL_Aug42019.pdfRedwood Highway Safety Presentation - Aug. 2019
May2020_RedwoodHwySafetyCorridorFACTSHEET.pdfA fact sheet of the initiatives to improve safety on U.S. 199 (Redwood Highway) in southern Oregon
FINAL_ Redwood Highway Safety FAQ May2020.pdfFact sheet overview of the initiatives of Redwood Highway Safety Corridor.
US 199 Corridor Plan - Kick-off Meeting FEB17_2021.pdfFebruary 2021 kick-off presentation for the U.S. 199 Corridor Plan
23021_028 Final Tech Memo 1_Goals and Policy Review.pdfFinal Tech Memo #1, Goals and Policies, May 2021
23021_028 Final Tech Memo 2_Baseline Inventories.pdfFinal Tech Memo #2 on Baseline Inventory, May 2021
Presentation_US199CorridorPlan_ProjectAdvisoryCommitteeAug12_2021.pdfPresentation of the first U.S. 199 Corridor Project Advisory Committee, Aug 12, 2021
Draft _Tech Memo4 - US 199 Alternatives - Draft.pdfDraft Technical Memo on Alternatives for US 199_December 2021
Draft _Tech Memo4 - US 199 Alternatives Dec_2021.pdfDraft Tech Memo on US 199 Safety Mobility Alternatives Dec. 2021
US 199 Corridor Plan _ Tech Memo 4 - Alternatives - Revised - January 27_2022_.pdfProject tech memo  of preliminary alternatives for the U.S. 199 Corridor Plan
Draft_4 _Tech Memo-Alternatives - Revised_small_Jan312022.pdfDraft Tech Memo #4 on US 199 Alternatives Revised
Draft Tech Memo 3_Transportation System Conditions_CrashRates_PAC Draft_small_Aug2021.pdfMemo outlining current highway conditions and latest crash rate as of Aug. 2021
Feb1_2022_ VirtualOpenHouse_FINAL_US 199 Corridor Plan_.pdfSlide deck for Feb 1 virtual open house, US 199 Corridor Plan
DRAFT_US 199 Corridor Plan Draft_0719322_.pdfJuly 2022 Draft of the U.S. 199 Corridor Plan
US 199 TM5 Policy and Ordinance Amendments and Findings_PMT_draft.pdfDraft US 199 Tech Memo Policy and Ordinance Amendment July 2022