Motorists can expect traffic delays at these road construction projects. The following report is for April 13-20, 2018, and includes ODOT highways in Coos, Curry, Douglas, Josephine and Jackson counties:
U.S. 101 (Oregon Coast Highway) & Wildwood Drive, MP 221.1, Clear Creek Culverts Replacement ($3.6 million)
This project will replace two culverts that convey water underneath both U.S. 101 and Wildwood Drive near Tugman State Park.
On U.S. 101, traffic has been switched to a temporary configuration. The speed limit through the work zone has been reduced to 45 mph. Watch for intermittent lane closures and delays. Flaggers will provide traffic control as needed.
On Wildwood Drive, watch for flaggers and expect intermittent delays near the south intersection with U.S. 101.
U.S. 101 (Oregon Coast Highway), MP 233.4 to 234.5, McCullough Bridge rehabilitation (north section) ($23 million)
This five-year project will help prevent corrosion on McCullough Bridge by applying a cathodic protection treatment to the northern concrete arches of the structure.
Watch for intermittent nighttime lane closures across the bridge. Watch for flaggers and workers on the bridge.
Both sidewalks on the bridge are open. Pedestrians are advised to use caution.
U.S. 101 (Oregon Coast Highway), MP 244.0 to 244.9, Southport Slough Culvert Replacement ($3.8 million)
This project will replace a failing culvert and tide-gate that conveys water underneath U.S. 101, near the Oregon 42 junction, with two bridges (northbound and southbound U.S. 101).
The work zone speed limit has been reduced to 40 MPH. Southbound traffic has been reduced to one lane and has been shifted onto a temporary diversion alignment. Northbound traffic will maintain two lanes but has a minor shift towards the shoulder. Watch for signs and traffic control devices.
Watch for workers and equipment.
OREGON 241 (Coos River Highway), MP 0.5, Isthmus Slough Bridge Rehabilitation Project ($7.9 million)
Watch for daytime (9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.) lane closures on Isthmus Slough Bridge. Flaggers will provide traffic control. Motorists should expect brief delays.
On weeknights (8 p.m. to 6 a.m.), watch for intermittent lane closures on the bridge. Flaggers will provide traffic control as needed. Expect delays up to 20 minutes at night.
Access for pedestrians, including those with disabilities, will be available and identified through or around the work zone.
For more information, visit: www.IsthmusSloughBridge.com
OREGON 42 (Coos Bay to Roseburg Highway), MP 0.6, 25.5, & 30.1, Bridge Rail Replacement project ($2.3 million)
This project will replace the rail and nearby guardrail on three bridges along Oregon 42. Two of the bridges will also receive concrete repairs and deck overlays.
Watch for eastbound lane closures at MP 0.6 (Davis Slough).
The bridges at MP 25.5 (near Indian Creek Road) and MP 30.1 (near Big Creek Road) are limited to a single lane of traffic. Temporary signals will provide traffic control at each location. Expect brief delays.
OREGON 42 (Coos Bay to Roseburg Highway), MP 45.0 to MP 45.1, County Line Curves Retaining Wall project ($2.2 million)
This project will construct a retaining wall, as part of a larger highway realignment project, near the Coos/Douglas County line.
Watch for intermittent lane closures throughout the project area. Flaggers will provide traffic control as needed.
U.S. 101 (Oregon Coast Highway), MP 348, Thomas Creek Bridge painting ($10 million)
The bridge is limited to a single lane of traffic until summer 2019. A temporary signal is in place to provide traffic control. Expect brief delays.
OREGON 38 (Umpqua Highway), MP 1-42, Culvert improvements and replacements ($7.4 million)
This project will build two bridges and replace more than 30 culverts throughout the project area. Construction will continue until September.
Watch for intermittent shoulder and lane closures throughout the project area. Flaggers will provide traffic control as needed.
At milepost 21 and 25, temporary traffic signals will provide traffic control until August. Expect brief delays.
OREGON 138E (North Umpqua Highway), MP 0 (Roseburg), OR138E Corridor Solutions project ($10.5 million)
Watch for intermittent lane and shoulder closures throughout the work zone. Pedestrians should watch for sidewalk closures and use alternate routes.
INTERSTATE 5 (Pacific Highway), MP 2-153, Cable Barrier Project ($7.4 million)
This project is nearly complete. Watch for intermittent lane and left-shoulder closures between Glendale and south Roseburg (milepost 82-119).
INTERSTATE 5 (Pacific Highway), MP 156, Anlauf-Elkhead Rd. Paving ($40.3 million)
Construction is nearly complete. Striping work is scheduled for Friday, April 13, weather permitting. Watch for intermittent lane closures at milepost 156. Watch for speed limit signs through the work zone.
INTERSTATE 5 (Pacific Highway), MP 119-120, Exit 119 & 120 Interchange Improvements ($4.5 million)
Watch for intermittent shoulder closures on I-5, Oregon 42 and on the ramps at Exit 119 and 120.
Watch for intermittent nighttime lanes closures on Oregon 42 due to traffic signal work at the Old Highway 99/Grant Smith Road and Carnes Road/Roberts Creek Road intersections. Flaggers will provide traffic control as needed.
OREGON 62 (Crater Lake Highway), MP .7 -1.73 / 5.38-5.77, Rogue Valley Expressway Project Phases I & II ($120 million)
Thursday night, April 19, watch for traffic control as the concrete barrier is removed from the highway from Poplar Drive east about 1,000 feet. This is being done in preparation for final asphalt paving scheduled at night beginning the week of April 30.
Construction and paving continues off roadway. Watch for trucks entering the work zone on Oregon 62 between Poplar Drive and Delta Waters Road. All Oregon 62 lanes will be open between 6 a.m. - 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday, and 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Sunday.
OREGON 99 (Rogue Valley Highway) MP 2.16 – Central Point Twin Creeks Crossing ($2.8 million)
Expect single lane traffic on Oregon 99 through June as contractor builds new signal and highway connection across railroad tracks into Twin Creeks development. This is a Central Point project.
OREGON 99 (Rogue Valley Highway) Rapp Rd. (Talent) to Ashland City Limits MP 14.6-17.8
Knife River Materials plans to stripe highway for the first stage of work between Rapp and Creel Road. Installation of storm sewer pipe in this section scheduled to begin week of April 23.
This project features various upgrades to the highway, depending on location. Curb, gutter, sidewalk, bike lanes, two lanes with center turn lanes.
OREGON 62 (Crater Lake Highway) Shady Cove Enhancement project - Rogue River Bridge to Cleveland.
Watch for possible intermittent single lane traffic this week as the project moves north of toward Cleveland Street.
This project adds curb, gutter, sidewalk and bike lanes from the Rogue River Bridge north to Cleveland Street. www.ShadyCoveImprovements.org
INTERSTATE 5 (Pacific Highway) MP 12, Siskiyou Rest Area-Welcome Center - Phase 1 ($6.29 million)
Stage 1 contractor completing work. No traffic impacts.
A second stage for the buildings of the rest area and welcome center bid April 12 with construction beginning about 60 days after that.
OREGON 99: Caveman Bridge Rehabilitation Project - $5.3 million
Watch for single lane closures of the bridge at night this week for re moving of old bridge rail. Westside sidewalk is open. Contractor is working on east side rail this week.
Work continues daytime under the bridge with crack injection and otherwise repairing concrete.
Project will rehabilitate historic Caveman Bridge through Feb. 2019.
Any traffic impacts will occur at night. www.CavemanBridge.com