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ROAD REPORT.

Byline: The Register-Guard

Major road construction is scheduled for the week of Aug. 3, weather permitting. Use caution in work zones and obey traffic control signage and flaggers. Links to additional project information can be found at www.keepusmoving.info.

CITY OF EUGENE

1st Avenue W. (Van Buren St. to Washington St.) - Work continues on excavation and pouring of concrete for new sidewalk ramps at intersections. Minimal traffic impact is expected but watch for lane shifts.

13th Avenue W. (Garfield St. to Polk St.) - Work resumes this week in this phase, beginning with reconstructing sidewalk ramps and curbs and gutters. Expect lane and parking closures around the work. More project information at www.eugene-or.gov/traffic.

30th Avenue E. (at University St.) - Contractor will continue work near 30th Avenue and University Street. Expect periodic lane restrictions and sidewalk closures. Watch for construction traffic.

46th Avenue E. (Willamette to Donald) - Sidewalk ramp construction will continue for four to six weeks before paving. No lane closures are in effect. Watch for construction vehicles and workers and drive safely.

Amazon Bike Path (at 24th Ave.) - Repair and maintenance work in the Amazon Channel will begin adjacent to the bike path. Watch for construction traffic.

Amazon Parkway (24th Ave. to 27th Ave.) - Contractor will continue work near 24th Place. Expect periodic lane restrictions and watch for construction traffic.

Broadway E. (Pearl St. to Franklin Blvd.) - Sidewalk ramps are completed. Paving is tentatively scheduled for this week and should be completed in one day.

Coburg Road (Ferry Street Bridge to railroad crossing overpass) - Work will continue this Friday, with the last lane being replaced with concrete. Lane closures will be in place from 7 p.m. Friday evening through the weekend. All four lanes will be open to traffic on Monday morning by 6:15 a.m. Traffic control will change during the weekend work so drivers should pay close attention to the construction signs and cones and watch for trucks and workers. Expect some congestion and plan to use alternate routes: I-105 at Washington and Jefferson Street or Franklin Boulevard east to I-5 and Springfield.

Donald Street (46th Ave. to Fox Hollow) - Sidewalk ramp construction will continue for four to six weeks before paving. No lane closures are in effect. Watch for construction vehicles and workers and drive safely.

Fern Ridge Multi-Use Path (Chambers St. to Hayes St.) - The portion of the path through Garfield Park is closed for an extended period of time to allow trucks and equipment to access the Amazon Creek Stabilization and Enhancement project. Cyclists and pedestrians are detoured onto 15th Avenue between Chambers and Garfield streets.

Goodpasture Island Bridge (at Goodpasture Island Rd. and Delta Hwy.) - Contractors are constructing roadbeds, bridge foundations, driving piles and installing traffic signal equipment. Work will begin in the Delta Highway center median Aug. 19. All lanes will be maintained on the Delta Highway but temporarily shifted away from the center median. Please reduce speeds and use extreme caution. The Delta Highway (south bound only, from Beltline to the Bridge) will be closed for one night, Aug. 19, from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., to prepare for construction in the median. Goodpasture south bound on-ramp will remain open. North bound Delta Highway will be open but drivers must use the on/off ramps to portage around the construction zone. North bound access to Goodpasture Island Road will be maintained. Lane restrictions and flagging will be in effect, expect delays. Please find an alternate route if possible. The construction zone is currently closed to pedestrians. Bicyclists should merge, if comfortable, into the flow of traffic. Bicyclists and pedestrians are encouraged to use the Delta Ponds Bike/Pedestrian Bridge as an alternate route. Watch for large trucks entering and exiting the roadway.

Olive Street (11th Ave. to 13th Ave.) - Paving is scheduled for two days in August and can be done one half of the street at a time, while one lane is open for travel. Signage will be placed in advance of the paving work.

Olive Street (between 12th Avenue and 13th Avenue) - Street and sidewalks are closed due to apartment building construction. More information can be found at www.eugene-or.gov/CapstoneClosures

River Road (Maxwell Rd. to Rosetta Ave.) - Watch for construction traffic as work continues near Hatton Ave.

Shasta Loop N. (Shasta View St. to Vine Maple St.) - Contractor will be performing full-depth reclamation work by rototilling cement slurry into the existing road. North Shasta Loop will be closed but street residents may use Agate Street or 43rd Avenue as a detour from Monday morning to Friday evening.

City of Eugene Slurry Seal Pavement Preservation Program. Watch for flaggers. Expect minimal delays.

Aug. 5:

West 4th Avenue, west of Wallis St.

West 5th Avenue, east of Wallis St.

West 14th Avenue, Acorn Park to Buck St.

West 20th Avenue, City View to McKinley St.

Buck Street Cul de Sac

McKinley Street, south of 19th Ave.

Soloman Loop

Aug. 6 and 7:

Breezewood Avenue

Chaucer Way

Greiner Street

Josh Street

Pam Street

Shelton Avenue

Stansby Way

Strathmore Place

Sunrise Boulevard, south of Broadview

LANE TRANSIT DISTRICT

West Eugene EmX Project - During nighttime hours, 7 p.m.-7 a.m. Sunday-Friday, parts of traffic lanes may be restricted on West 11th Avenue as crews locate utilities.

SPRINGFIELD

South 2nd Street (S. A St. to S. E St.) - Construction continues on the replacement of a sanitary sewer pipe. Lanes on South 2nd from South A to South E streets are reduced to one way traffic. Be prepared for delays and flaggers directing traffic.

South Franklin Boulevard in the Glenwood area (from the intersection with Franklin Blvd. to E. 19th Ave.) - Construction continues on the installation of a new sewer pipe. Both lanes of South Franklin Boulevard from the intersection with Franklin Boulevard to E. 19th Avenue are closed. Access to local residences and businesses is allowed, but expect some delays. Local and business traffic should follow detour signs on Henderson Street and 19th Avenue for access within the closure.

LANE COUNTY

Davisson Road, (south end, at mile post 3.5, near Hwy. 99) - Traffic will be controlled by flaggers while crews work on embankment repair. Expect delays up to 20 minutes. Temporary traffic control lights will be in use when construction crews are not on site.

Jasper-Lowell Road, Lowell (at mile post 8.51) - A new roof is being installed on the Unity covered bridge. There will be up to four (4) two-hour closures during the project, but generally the bridge will remain open to traffic, with traffic controlled by flaggers as necessary. Expect minimal delays.

Layng Road, Cottage Grove (at mile post 0.20 from Mosby Creek Rd.) - Mosby Creek covered bridge is closed until Sept. 15 for the rehabilitation project. Traffic should use Row River Road or Mosby Creek Road.

North Fork Siuslaw Road, (Mile post 8.05 on N. Fork Siuslaw Rd., west of Condon Creek Rd.) - Traffic will be controlled by flaggers while crews are working on culvert replacement. Delays can occur in flagging areas for up to 20 minutes. A single lane bypass road will be available for use when construction crews are not on site.

LANE COUNTY CRACKSEAL PROGRAM

Hayden Bridge Road/Yolanda Avenue - Crack seal crews will be working on Lane County maintained roads surrounding Hayden Bridge Road and Yolanda Avenue between Rose Blossom Drive and 31st Street. Expect minimal delays.

LANE COUNTY CHIPSEAL PROGRAM

Chip seal will be applied depending on weather and materials availability. Watch for flaggers. Expect 15 minute delays or seek alternate routes at these locations:

COTTAGE GROVE

Allen Road Mile Post 0.00 - Mile Post 0.77 (Blue Mountain School Rd. - End of pavement)

Blue Mountain School Road Mile Post 0.00 - Mile Post 3.20 (Mosby Creek Rd. - end of county maintenance)

CRESWELL (Fogseal)

Bear Creek Road, Mile Post 0.00 - Mile Post 3.17 (Cloverdale Rd. - ECM)

Wills Road, Mile Post 0.00 - Mile Post 0.64 (Entire Road)

DEXTER (Fogseal)

Hanna Road, Mile Post 0.00 - Mile Post 0.45 (Entire Road)

Kimball Road, Mile Post 0.00 - Mile Post 0.27 (Rattlesnake Rd. - ECM)

Mount Zion Road, Mile Post 0.00 - Mile Post 0.65 (Entire Road)

Rattlesnake Road, Mile Post 1.50 - Mile Post 4.47 (South of Kimball Rd. - Lost Creek Rd.)

JASPER-LOWELL (Fogseal)

Big Fall Creek Road, Mile Post 0.00 - Mile Post 2.70 (Jasper-Lowell Rd. - BLM Rd.)

Jasper-Lowell Road, Mile Post 3.87 - Mile Post 6.12 (Pengra Rd. - Little Fall Creek Rd.)

Place Road, Mile Post 0.94 - Mile Post 4.49 (Old Pengra Rd. - ECM)

MARCOLA (Fogseal)

Alder Branch Road, Mile Post 0.00 - Mile Post 0.71 (Entire road)

Conley Road, Mile Post 0.00 - Mile Post 0.66 (Marcola Rd. - ECM)

Donna Road Mile Post 0.00 - Mile Post 1.53 (Entire road)

Hill Road Mile Post 0.00 - Mile Post 4.57 (Entire road)

Jones Acres Road, Mile Post 0.00 - Mile Post 0.29 (Entire road)

McGowan Creek Road, Mile Post 0.00 - Mile Post 0.19 (Donna Rd. - ECM)

Old Mohawk Road, Mile Post 0.00 - Mile Post 3.15 (Entire road)

Parsons Creek Road, Mile Post 0.00 - Mile Post 3.40 (Marcola Rd. - ECM)

Pioch Lane, Mile Post 0.00 - Mile Post 0.51 (Parsons Cr. - ECM)

Regal Lane, Mile Post 0.00 - Mile Post 0.28 (Entire road)

Sunderman Road, Mile Post 0.00 - Mile Post 2.72 (Entire road)

VENETA

Cantrell Road, Mile Post 2.35 - Mile Post 3.81 (Pavement - Central Rd.)

Central Road, Mile Post 3.51 - Mile Post 4.99 (Old Central Rd. - ECM)

Fleck Road, Mile Post 0.00 - Mile Post 2.57 (Entire Road)

Gray Road, Mile Post 0.00 - Mile Post 0.24 (Entire Road)

Green Ridge Drive, Mile Post 0.00 - Mile Post 0.71 (Entire Road)

Haldorson Road, Mile Post 0.00 - Mile Post 1.45 (Cantrell Rd. - ECM)

Huston Road South, Mile Post 0.27 - Mile Post 1.07 (BCM - Perkins Rd.)

Muirland Drive, Mile Post 0.00 - Mile Post 0.57 (Entire Road)

Perkins Road, Mile Post 1.10 - Mile Post 2.82 (Huston Rd. S. - Central Rd.)

Pickens Road, Mile Post 0.00 - Mile Post 1.40 (Central Rd. - ECM)

Strawberry Lane, Mile Post 0.00 - Mile Post 0.45 (Entire Road)

Thoms Road, Mile Post 0.00 - Mile Post 0.25 (Entire Road)
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Date:Aug 3, 2014
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