Coos, Curry and Douglas County motorists can expect traffic delays at these road construction projects. The following report is for Sept. 1-8, 2017, and includes ODOT highways in Douglas, Coos and Curry counties:
OREGON 540 (Cape Arago Highway), MP 0.15 to 0.33, District 7: Virginia Ave. ADA Ramp Upgrades ($87,000)
This project will install pedestrian ramps, and replace other pedestrian ramps at these intersections.
Watch for intermittent daytime lane closures and shoulder closures at this location. Watch for workers along the shoulders.
Both sidewalks are open in the vicinity, with pedestrian detours in place around the work zone. Pedestrians are advised to use caution.
OREGON 540 (Cape Arago Highway), MP 2.12, Oak St. ADA Improvements ($55,000)
This project will install a new crosswalk, push buttons, and pedestrian ramps, and replace other pedestrian ramps at this intersection.
Watch for intermittent nighttime lane closures and daytime shoulder closures at this intersection. Watch for workers along the shoulders.
Both sidewalks are open in the vicinity, with pedestrian detours in place around the work zone. Pedestrians are advised to use caution
OREGON 540 (Cape Arago Highway): Empire Blvd: Newmark Ave. to Wisconsin Ave. street improvements (Coos Bay) ($5 million)
Watch or intermittent lane and shoulder closures.
OREGON 540 (Cape Arago Highway), MP 10.2, Miner Creek culvert replacement ($600,000)
This project will replace the Miner Creek culvert, located near the intersection of Cape Arago Highway and Bastendorff Beach Road.
Cape Arago Highway is reduced to a single lane of travel with flaggers until September. Expect delays up to 20 minutes.
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.
OREGON 42 (Coos Bay-Roseburg Highway), MP 17.1, Gray Creek culvert replacement ($1.5 million)
This project will replace the Gray Creek culvert, which crosses under both Oregon 42 and Norway Road at milepost 17, about five mile east of Coquille.
Oregon 42 is limited to one lane in each direction through the work zone (milepost 17). Watch for traffic control devices and for vehicles turning left onto Lee Valley Rd. from Oregon 42 eastbound.
Norway Road is closed to through traffic at Gray Creek. Use alternate routes.
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 traffic signal is in place to provide traffic control. Expect brief delays.
U.S. 101 (Oregon Coast Highway), MP 211, Umpqua River Bridge concrete repairs and rail replacement ($5.3 million)
Watch for intermittent lane closures with brief delays. Flaggers will provide traffic control.
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 2018.
Watch for intermittent shoulder and lane closures throughout the project area. Flaggers will provide traffic control as needed.
OREGON 138E (North Umpqua Highway), MP 0 (Roseburg), OR138E Corridor Solutions project ($10.5 million)
Watch for intermittent lane closures throughout the work zone. Flaggers will provide traffic control as needed. Pedestrians should watch for sidewalk closures and use alternate routes.
More project information is available at www.roseburg138.com.
INTERSTATE 5 (Pacific Highway), MP 154-163, Anlauf-Elkhead Rd. Paving ($40.3 million)
Project is on hiatus. Final work will be scheduled in September or October.
INTERSTATE 5 (Pacific Highway), MP 2-153, Cable Barrier Project ($7.4 million)
This project will install cable median barrier, signage and guardrail in several locations of I-5 between Elkhead Road (milepost 153) and the California border. Completion is scheduled for January 2018.
MP 82-119: Watch for intermittent lane and left-shoulder closures between Glendale and south Roseburg.
INTERSTATE 5 (Pacific Highway), MP 119-120, Exit 119 & 120 Interchange Improvements ($4.5 million)
This project will install a traffic signal at the intersection of Old Highway 99 and the southbound Interstate 5 ramps at Exit 120, construct an additional westbound lane on Highway 42 over I-5 at Exit 119, construct a northbound auxiliary lane between both interchanges, and make several other improvements. Construction will continue until September.
Watch for intermittent lane closures on I-5 and Oregon 42 in the work zone. Watch for flaggers, construction vehicles and workers in the roadway.
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