Here's a look at major road construction this week around the region. Weather conditions may cause delays.
Eugene-River Road area
Patterson Street between 18th and 24th avenues, Bertelsen Street at West 11th Avenue and Cal Young Road between Debrick and Happy Lane: Occasional lane closures and equipment in the roadways and on sidewalks during daytime construction hours as work begins on this year's wastewater rehabilitation projects.
East 19th Avenue between Patterson and Hilyard streets: Detours for eastbound traffic at times as crews work on underground wastewater lines.
Polk Street between 24th and 28th avenues and 24th Avenue between Fillmore and Friendly streets: Lane closures and equipment in the roadway as work continues on neighborhood traffic improvements.
Danebo south of Royal Ave: Portions of the southbound lane will be closed Wednesday while city crews repair the paving. The bike lane will be closed and cyclists will need to use the sidewalk. Flaggers controlling traffic.
32nd Street, south of Main Street: The Springfield Utility Board work. Expect 10-minute delays or detour.
Springfield bridge: Westbound lanes will be detoured to the existing eastbound lanes Tuesday.
McKenzie Highway 126: Westbound bridge across the Willamette River between Springfield and Glenwood will be closed for two weeks, starting Monday, with traffic detoured to a single lane on the eastbound bridge. Expect detours and delays; alternate routes rec- ommended.
Marcola Road: Striping of new asphalt surface at the Mohawk River Bridge on Monday; finishing of ditches and roadside slopes will continue through the week. Flaggers will control traffic; expect 10-minute delays.
Marcola Road: Installation of curbs and sidewalks between Parsons Creek and Wendling roads as part of total roadway reconstruction, with shoulder construction scheduled later in the week. Delays up to 20 minutes, with flaggers controlling traffic. Traffic to and from Sweet Home should seek alternate routes during work hours from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Santa Clara Area
Irvington Drive: Installation of storm sewers continues this week from Northwest Expressway to Willowbrook Street. Starting Tuesday, water-quality treatment facilities also will be under construction at Flat Creek between Korbel and Honolulu streets, and the road will be closed to through traffic during work hours, with signed detour routes in place.
River Road: Installation of storm sewers continues from Carthage Avenue to Beacon Drive; contractors will put in a deep sanitary sewer at Springwood Drive on Monday, with new roadbed excavation starting Tuesday at Carthage Street and proceeding north. Expect 20-minute delays; flaggers controlling traffic.
Seavey Loop Area
Seavey Way: Work continues on demolition of the old Frank Parrish Bridge at the entrance to the Howard Buford Recreation Area, with traffic diverted to a detour bridge. Flaggers; expect minimal delays.
Highway 58: Repaving continues from Dexter Park to Kitson Ridge Road, Mileposts 11 to 39. Expect heavy traffic with closed lanes and 20-minute delays, from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays. Watch for signs, flaggers and workers. Use alternate routes, if possible.
Territorial Highway: Construction of left-turn lane at Warthen Road as well as curbs, sidewalks and a pedestrian island at a school crossing. Expect daytime delays up to 20 minutes. Watch for flaggers.
East Lane County area
Highway 58: Construction work from Kitson Ridge to the West Salt Creek Tunnel (mileposts 56 to 39) includes addition of passing lanes, highway widening, new fish culverts, signs and guardrails. Expect 20-minute delays, with flaggers and pilot cars directing traffic.
Finn Rock area
McKenzie Highway 126: Guardrail and bridge work continues from milepost 38 to milepost 55. Expect minor delays; watch for signs, flaggers and workers along the road.
Highway 99: Repaving and safety improvements continue between Highway 58 and Cloverdale Road. Expect one-lane traffic and short delays for bridge work.
Junction City area
Highway 99 West: Expect night-time lane closures and delays up to 20 minutes from Flat Creek Bridge to West Third Avenue, with one-lane traffic each direction and no left turns allowed in the construction zone. Take access across the work area at First Avenue on the south and 10th Avenue on the north.
South Lane County area
Interstate 5: Work continues on demolition of the old Coast Fork Willamette River Bridge about milepost 180, with traffic detoured onto a temporary bridge. Watch for trucks and other construction vehicles in the work zone.
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|Publication:||The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)|
|Date:||Jul 20, 2003|
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