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Major road construction is scheduled for the week of June 18, weather permitting. Use caution in work zones and obey traffic control signage and flaggers. Links to additional project information can be found at www.eugene-or.gov/roadwork. For real-time traffic impacts, go to TripCheck.com or twitter.com/EugenePW.

CITY OF EUGENE

West Second Avenue (Chambers Street to Garfield Street) - One lane excavation and paving will occur from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Expect lane closures and watch for flaggers. Use alternative routes and expect delays of up to 10 minutes.

West Second Avenue (Garfield Street to Blair Boulevard) - Excavation and paving of roadway will occur all week from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Th eroadway will be closed during nighttime construction hours. Expect lane closures and watch for flaggers. Use alternative routes and expect delays of up to 10 minutes.

East Amazon Drive (Hilyard Street to Potter Street) - East Amazon Drive will be closed from Hilyard Street to East 35th Avenue on Monday. All businesses will have access. Look for "Business Access Detour" signs. Detours also will be set up to travel south of the businesses. Starting Tuesday, East Amazon will be closed from East 35th Avenue to East 37th Avenue. Business access will be from Hilyard Street as usual. Detours will be set up. Look for detour signs. Construction detours will utilize Kincaid and Alder streets. Use alternate routes if possible. West Amazon Drive is open as usual.

Jefferson Street-Phase One (Eighth Avenue to 11th Avenue) - This section is closed for construction of sidewalk access ramps and removal of the eastside travel lane.

Fern Ridge Path (Bertelsen Street to Randy Pap Beltline) - A path detour has been constructed at Oscar and Commercial avenues. The path is closed between these cross streets to construct the Commerce Street Connector Path and Bridges. The closure will be in place through Sept. 30.

LANE TRANSIT DISTRICT WEST EUGENE EmX PROJECT

All businesses remain accessible during construction. The public can email weemx@ltd.org to request traffic advisory emails regarding the West Eugene EmX project.

West 11th Avenue - Intermittent delays will occur for finishing work during the day.

West 11th Avenue (Garfield Street to Randy Pap Beltline) - Intermittent closures on Sunday will occur at night for striping.

CITY SPRINGFIELD

Franklin Boulevard (Mississippi Avenue to South Franklin Boulevard) - Road construction for phase one of the new Franklin Boulevard is underway. The intersection of Franklin Boulevard and South Franklin Boulevard (McVay Highway 225) is closed to turns. Franklin Boulevard will remain open to eastbound and westbound travel. A detour is set up using Henderson Avenue and East 19th Avenue to access businesses located on South Franklin Boulevard near the intersection of Franklin Boulevard. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Expect lane closures and a detour.

M Street (Fifth Street to Sixth Street) - Street closed from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. for excavation and replacement of a stormwater channel pipe. Use alternative routes. Two-way traffic will resume during nonconstruction hours.

LANE COUNTY

66th Street (Walterville, Deerhorn and Leaburg neighborhoods) - Crack seal crews will be preparing Lane County roads for an upcoming chipseal. Watch for "No Parking" signs. Expect flaggers and minimal delays.

Bob Straub Parkway (at Mount Vernon Road) - Work on shoulder will cause minimal impact to traffic.

Crow Road (Highway 126 to Pine Grove) - Work on roadway will cause traffic to be controlled by flaggers.

Deadwood Creek Loop Road (Milepost 0.3 to 0.35) - The covered bridge is being painted and will be closed until June 28. Alternate route is available.

High Pass Road (Milepost 4.0 to 8.0) - Culvert work and ditch maintenance will occur in preparation for a summer overlay. Traffic will be controlled by flaggers. Expect minimal delays.

Northwest Expressway (Chambers Street/River Road to Irvington Drive) - Work on roadway will cause traffic to be controlled by flaggers.

Suttle Road (entire road) - Culvert work and ditch maintenance will occur in preparation for a summer overlay. Traffic will be controlled by flaggers. Expect minimal delays.
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