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ROAD REPORT.

Byline: The Register-Guard

Here's a look at major road construction this week around the region. Weather conditions may cause delays.

Eugene-Springfield

Garden Way between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Commons Drive: Road will remain closed to through traffic. Only local residential traffic and patients of the chiropractic and sports medicine clinic will be allowed access. All other traffic should use alternate north-south routes such as Coburg Road or Pioneer Parkway.

Oakway Road: Crews will finish crack sealing the south end of Oakway, then move to Oakmont. Watch for lane detours and reduced speeds.

Gilham and Cal Young roads: Milling and paving work scheduled from Coburg Road to Willagillespie. Once paving is completed on Cal Young, work will shift to Gilham Road from Belt Line Road to Cal Young. Expect occasional delays and lane detours.

Crescent Avenue: Street repairs between Coburg Road and Crescent will affect westbound traffic. Watch for lane detours and reduced speeds in the construction zones.

Country Club Road in Eugene: Crack sealing throughout the week on easterly end from Southwood to Club Way. Expect slowdowns and lane restrictions.

Interstate 5: Work continues on detour bridges at Mileposts 192-193 and 197-198. Paving continues on Willamette detour bridge approaches, with possible lane closures at night in the area. On the McKenzie detour bridge, box beams will be placed on Thursday; traffic may be delayed on McKenzie View Drive.

Jasper Road extension: Work continues on widening the intersection of Highway 126 and Main Street this week, with construction on the center median of Highway 126 north of Main Street. Expect lane closures and 10-minute delays. Sidewalk installation continues between Main Street and Glacier Drive. Traffic continues to use the detour on South 57th and 58th streets between Daisy Street and Glacier Drive. Construction also continues on the new entrance into the Emerald Isle Mobile Home Park. Use other routes if possible during the construction hours of 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Florence area

Clear Lake Road: Excavation work and fill continues on road-widening project between Canary Road and Jensen Lane, with installation of storm drainage pipe also scheduled for this week. Expect 10-15 minute delays.

Highway 126 West: Retrofitting of bridge rails on seven bridges continues from mileposts 26 to 33. Watch for flaggers and pilot cars, and expect delays of 20 minutes.

Walton area

Nelson Mountain Road: Replacement of the Chickahominy Creek bridge gets underway this week with work beginning on a temporary one-lane detour bridge.

Dexter/Oakridge area

Highway 58: Work continues from Dexter Park to Kitson Ridge Road for retrofitting bridge rail and installing waterproofing membrane on three structures, as well as asphalt removal and repaving, new guardrail and permanent signage. Traffic controlled by flaggers in a single lane in some areas.

Highway 58: Construction continues between Mileposts 39 and 56. Work will occur at several locations on the project, with traffic controlled by flaggers and pilot cars. Expect delays up to 20 minutes.

East Lane County

McKenzie Highway: Work continues between mileposts 13 and 20. Mostly night work, with traffic controlled by flaggers and pilot cars; expect delays up to 20 minutes.

Highway 126: Bridge joint work at night on bridges over the Willamette between Springfield and Glenwood. traffic may be restricted to one lane, with flaggers. Expect minimal delays.

South Lane County

Interstate 5: Reconstruction underway at the intersection of Gateway Boulevard and the Cottage Grove connector road with the I-5 sounthbound on-and-off ramps at Cottage Grove. Watch for flaggers; expect minor delays.
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Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Date:Jun 27, 2004
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