Region 4 Weekly Construction Report

Week of March 1-6, 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.

Crook County

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.

Deschutes County

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.

Harney/Lake counties

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. ) Continuing demolition of bridge deck. Work is behind concrete barrier and under bridge deck.Traffic is now in two lane WB configuration, with a single lane EB. Speed reduction is in place, 50 m.p.h. through work zone.

Jefferson County

US26: Warm Springs Safety Corridor (MP103.02-MP111.16) The contractor for this project, High Desert Aggregate and Paving, will perform excavation and earthwork activities. No impacts to traffic are anticipated.

Lake County

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.

Sherman County

U.S. 97: Rockfall Project (U.S. 97/Sherman Highway milepost 0.87-3.69) Excavation, drilling and removal of rockfall material at MP 0.8, 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 at MP 3.3 and drilling at MP 3.6 sites.

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). Precast yard work, surveying, setting up fencing/gating.

Wheeler County

U.S.26: Bridge Creek Bridge Project (U.S. 26/Ochoco Highway, milepost 64.91-65.19) Survey will occur for project’s temporary sign locating, starting Thursday crew will place signage. All work will be on shoulders.