Week of Feb. 16-19, 2021
For information contact:
Richard Swart, Community Affairs Coordinator
The Oregon Department of Transportation is committed to providing a safe, efficient transportation system. ODOT invests in Oregon’s future through roadway improvement projects. The following projects are located within ODOT’s Region 4 encompassing Central Oregon from The Dalles to Klamath Falls on the east side of the Cascades.
All work is dependent on weather conditions, and schedules are subject to change.
U.S. 26: Prineville Rails to Trails, Ochoco Highway, MP 19.4-MP19.7) Knife River will be removing existing concrete sidewalk and ramps. The contractor will also be constructing new concrete sidewalk and ramps. No impacts to traffic are anticipated.
U.S. 97: S Century Drive to USFS border (MP 153.11-MP 156.26) The contractor for this project, High Desert Aggregate and Paving, will be performing bridge work for the new northbound alignment. No impacts to traffic are anticipated.
US395: Big Stick – Alkali Lake, Lakeview, Lakeview-Burns Highway (MP 15.43- MP46.93. Work is scheduled to start in April 2021.
Hood River County
I-84: Hood River Eastbound & Westbound Bridges project, I-84 (MP 63.9-64.42)) Continuing demolition of bridge deck. Work is behind concrete barrier and under bridge deck. Traffic is now in 2 Lane WB configuration, with a single lane EB. Speed reduction is in place, 50 m.p.h. through work zone.
US395: Cogswell Creek and Crooked River culverts project, Freemont Highway (MP 130.40 & MP 152.26 and MP 230.58 & MP 152.45) No work expected this week.
U.S. 97: Rockfall Project (U.S.97/Sherman Highway milepost 0.87-3.69)
Drilling and removal of blasted rockfall material at MP 3.6, one northbound lane closed during the week for trucking material, with flagging to move traffic through work zone during the day. Overnight single northbound lane closures possible from Monday night (5 p.m.) – Thursday morning (7 a.m.). Continuing road pioneering to MP 3.3.
Wasco County (OR)/Klickitat (WA)
The Dalles (Columbia River) Bridge Project (U.S. 197 (WA) milepost 0.57-OR milepost 0.61-I-84 (OR) milepost 100.6-102.2). Work expected to begin early 2021.
U.S.26: Bridge Creek Bridge Project (U.S. 26/Ochoco Highway, milepost 64.91-65.19) Work expected to begin in April 2021.