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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 Area

Lincoln Street: Closed between Fourth and Third avenues during daytime construction hours for several days beginning Monday as Union Pacific Railroad upgrades the track crossing. At night, the track trenches will be filled with gravel and the intersection will be opened as a "rough crossing."

14th Avenue: Closed to westbound traffic between Alder and Hilyard streets Wednesday through Sunday as crews repair concrete paving sections.

Willagillespie Road at Country Club Road: Shoulder work and lane closures for several days beginning Monday as crews install a traffic-calming median island and improve illumination in the intersection.

Springfield Area

Highway 126/McKenzie Highway over the Willamette River: Minor night-time delays Monday through Thursday from 7 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.

East Lane County

Highway 126: Finn Rock east to the county line; minor delays for guardrail and bridge work from Milepost 38.5 to 55 on the McKenzie Highway and Milepost 13 to 20 on the Clear Lake-Belknap Springs Highway. Watch for signs, flaggers and workers along the roadside.

Cottage Grove Area

Row River Road: Closure of Row River Bridge near Milepost 10 starting Monday and lasting through July 25, for installation of sheet piling at both ends of the bridge to help stop erosion of the bridge approaches. Take Shoreview Drive.

Dexter Area

Highway 58: Grinding and repaving between Dexter Park and Kitson Ridge Road, Mileposts 11 to 39. Expect lane closures and delays up to 20 minutes from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Watch for signs, flaggers and workers.

Highway 58: Kitson Ridge to the West Salt Creek Tunnel from Milepost 56 to 39, adding passing lanes, highway widening, three new fish culverts, new signs and guardrails and additional structures. Expect 20-minute delays; watch for flaggers and pilot cars.

Elmira Area

Territorial Highway: At Warthen Road, adding left-turn lane and building curbs, sidewalks and a pedestrian island at a school crossing. Expect 20-minute delays during work day, Monday through Friday.

Goshen Area

Highway 99: Highway 58 to Rickett Road and the Springfield-Creswell Highway from Interstate 5 to Rodgers Road; one-lane traffic and short delays to pave the existing highways.

Fern Ridge Area

Clear Lake Road: Road closed this week from Kruger Park Road to the entrance of the Richardson Park Campground, for replacement of a culvert. From the east, take Kruger Park Road to Territorial Highway. From the south or west, take Territorial Highway or Lawrence Road to Kruger Park Road.

Junction City Area

Highway 99: Flat Creek Bridge to West Third Avenue, expect night-time lane closures and traffic delays up to 20 minutes. One-lane traffic each direction, with construction zone on the west side; no left turns allowed in work zone. Take access from construction zone via First Avenue on the South or 10th Avenue on the north.

Marcola Area

Marcola Road: Realignment and excavation continues from the Mohawk River Bridge to Shadows Drive, with paving scheduled for late in the week. Removal of the old bridge continues through the end of the month. Delays of 10 to 15 minutes possible, with flaggers controlling traffic.

Marcola Road: Total roadway reconstruction between Parsons Creek and Wendling roads will continue for several weeks, with installation of curbs and sidewalks scheduled for this week. Expect 20-minute delays; watch for flaggers. Through traffic from the Sweet Home area should seek other routes. Work hours run 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Santa Clara Area

Irvington Drive: Installation of storm sewers from Northwest Expressway to Willowbrook Street continues, with utility work also under way at the east end of the project near River Road. Delays up to 20 minutes possible; watch for flaggers. Seek alternate routes.

River Road: Installation of storm sewers continues between Carthage Avenue and Beacon Drive. Expect 20-minute delays, with flaggers controlling traffic. Seek other routes.

Seavey Loop Area

Seavey Way: Detour bridge under construction at the Frank Parrish Bridge should be completed this week. Expect short delays; flaggers.
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Date:Jul 6, 2003
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