Area/District 5 construction update

ODOT Region 2 | April 6, 2021 | 4_46_ R2_A5

The Oregon Department of Transportation is committed to providing a safe and efficient transportation system. The following roadway improvement projects are located in ODOT Region 2, Area/District 5: Lane County.

OR 126: McKenzie Highway wildfire recovery work

Project Description: Recovery work continues on OR 126 McKenzie Highway between mp 27.5 and 38 removing hazard trees, stabilizing slopes, and removing debris from ditches and shoulders.

Traffic Impacts: Expect multiple work zones with lengthy delays. Many hazards remain. Take alternate routes for through travel if possible. There is a 45 mph speed limit from Vida to Finn Rock. Do not park on the shoulders. Work is expected to continue through summer 2021.

Project Website: TripCheck.com or https://www.oregon.gov/odot/Pages/Wildfire.aspx.

 

I-5: Culvert Repair between Woodburn and Goshen

Project Description: This project repairs or replaces 17 culverts along I-5 that are in poor or critical condition between milepost 189 and milepost 268. Work begins in early April at milepost 189.9, just north of the 30th Ave overcrossing and will move north.

Traffic Impacts: Expect daytime shoulder closures Monday through Thursday. Occasional nighttime lane closures may be needed.

Project Website:  https://www.oregon.gov/odot/projects/pages/project-details.aspx?project=21192

 

OR 569: Beltline/Delta Interchange Project (Eugene)

Project Description: This project reconfigures the intersection to improve safety and traffic flow.

Traffic Impacts:  Most work affecting traffic occurs at nights and on weekends, including ramp closures and detours. The ramp from eastbound Beltline Highway to southbound Delta Highway will have nighttime closures on Wednesday and Thursday, April 7 and 8, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. From April 11 – 15, the ramp will be closed at night, Sunday to Thursday from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Detours will be posted. Eastbound Beltline traffic will detour to Coburg Rd, get on westbound Beltline, and take the exit to southbound Delta Highway.

Visit TripCheck.com for the most up to date information on traffic impacts.

Project Website: https://www.oregon.gov/odot/projects/pages/project-details.aspx?project=19490

 

U.S. 101: Cape Creek Bridge (North of Florence)

Project Description: A new corrosion protection system is being installed, along with bridge repairs.

Traffic Impacts: Minimal impacts as crews finishing up installing corrosion protection system under the bridge.

Project Website: https://www.oregon.gov/odot/projects/pages/project-details.aspx?project=19457

 

U.S. 101: Cape Perpetua Half Viaduct (South of Yachats)

Project Description: A new corrosion protection system is being installed, including installing a wind turbine generator under the bridge to power the system.

Traffic Impacts: Minimal impacts as crews are waiting on materials to finish the installation of the turbine system under the bridge.

Project Website: https://www.oregon.gov/odot/projects/pages/project-details.aspx?project=19457

 

U.S. 101: Munsel Lake Rd to OR 126, Curb Ramps (Florence)

Project Description: This project will rebuild approximately 102 existing street corners, including flashing beacon crossings, along U.S. 101 in Florence from 10th Street to Munsel Lake Road. ​

Traffic Impacts: The first phase of new ADA ramps is complete. The second phase begins in July 2021.

Project Website: https://www.oregon.gov/odot/projects/pages/project-details.aspx?project=22118

 

OR 126: Florence – Eugene Shoulder Widening Project

Project Description: Construction work on OR 126 between mp 36 and 36.7. This project will widen the shoulders to 4 feet on each side, with guardrail and concrete barrier installed on the downhill side.   

Traffic Impacts: Tree cutting is complete, stump and brush clearing continues.  The westbound passing lane remains closed through the project.  Expect daytime flagging with short delays.

Project Website:https://www.oregon.gov/odot/projects/pages/project-details.aspx?project=20149

 

U.S. 101: Devil’s Lake Outlet, Schooner Creek and Siltcoos River Bridges

Project Description: This project will repair and install corrosion protection on the three bridges.

Traffic Impacts: Closures and work are weather dependent.

Siltcoos River Bridge: Concrete repair and reinforcement work is underway under the bridge.  The east rail has been removed in advance of widening the deck and installing new railing. The bridge is one lane with traffic being controlled by a temporary traffic signal.

Project Website: https://www.oregon.gov/odot/projects/pages/project-details.aspx?project=18599

Access for pedestrians, including those with disabilities, will be available and identified through or around work zones.​​