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A flagger directs traffic crossing the Scottsburg Bridge in 2017.

Motorists can expect traffic delays at these road construction projects. The following report is for Oct. 5-12, 2018, and includes ODOT highways in Coos, Curry, Douglas, Josephine and Jackson counties:

Pedestrian routes: Where traffic is routed through or around a work zone, pedestrians, including those with disabilities, will also be provided routes through or around the work zone.

Know before you go! Visit www.TripCheck.com for road conditions and traffic cameras or dial 5-1-1. Visit the ODOT website at www.oregon.gov/ODOT/ for more information.

COOS COUNTY

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 under both U.S. 101 and Wildwood Drive near Tugman State Park.

Watch for intermittent lane closures on U.S. 101. The speed limit through the work zone has been reduced to 45 mph.

U.S. 101 (Oregon Coast Highway), MP 239.2, Bridge repairs

This project will repair the Coalbank Slough Bridge on U.S. 101 at milepost 239.2. Watch for intermittent weeknight lane closures through the end of October.  Flaggers will provide traffic control as needed.

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. Watch for workers and equipment.

Southbound traffic is limited to a single lane.

Oregon 42 westbound and U.S. 101 northbound will merge into one lane and follow a diversion alignment to allow for construction of the northbound bridge. Motorists should use caution and watch for traffic control devices.

OREGON 241 (Coos River Highway), MP 0.5, Isthmus Slough Bridge rehabilitation project ($7.9 million)

The Isthmus Slough Bridge will be closed to traffic from 8 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6, to 6 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 8. A nine-mile detour will be in place. From Eastside, traffic will detour along Olive Barber Road, Ross Inlet Road, and Coos-Sumner Lane to U.S. 101 (Oregon Coast Highway). Motorists should look for detour signs and observe the speed limit along the route. Pedestrian access across the bridge will be maintained throughout the weekend, although brief delays may be necessary.

At other times, watch for daytime (9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.) lane closures across the 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 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.

CURRY COUNTY

U.S. 101 (Oregon Coast Highway), MP 303 through 343, Maintenance work

Watch for intermittent lane closures and delays due to paving and culvert work. 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.

DOUGLAS COUNTY

INTERSTATE 5 (Pacific Highway), MP 124, South Umpqua River “Vets” Bridge repairs ($7.8 million)

Pedestrians should watch for construction activity north of the bridge, from Gaddis Park to the pedestrian bridge.

For more information, visit www.RoseburgVetsBridge.com.

OREGON 38 (Umpqua Highway), MP 0-6, U.S. 101 to Dean Creek paving and pedestrian improvements ($8 million)

Southbound U.S. 101 motorists should watch for lane and shoulder closures between the Umpqua River Bridge and 13th Street due to sidewalk construction.

On Oregon 38, watch for intermittent lane closures between downtown Reedsport and Dean Creek (milepost 1-6). Flaggers will provide traffic control as needed.

For more information, visit www.ReedsportHighways.com.

OREGON 38 (Umpqua Highway), MP 1-58, Culvert improvements and replacements ($7.4 million)

This project will build two bridges and replace more than 30 culverts throughout the project area.

From milepost 1 to 58, watch for intermittent weekday and weeknight lane closures as workers repair or replace more than 30 culverts. Flaggers will provide traffic control as needed.

At milepost 21 and 25.1, temporary traffic signals will provide traffic control. Expect brief delays.

At milepost 25.6, traffic is under a temporary detour. Flaggers will provide 24-hour traffic control. Expect brief delays.

At milepost 42, watch for construction activity and intermittent lane closures. Flaggers will provide traffic control.

JACKSON COUNTY

INTERSTATE 5 (Pacific Highway) Medford Viaduct Deck Repair and Preservation– MP 28 – $2.5 million

Barnett Road, I-5 overpass, watch for single lane traffic on south side of structure. Crews preparing for traffic switch next week to begin on other half of the bridge.

Hard barrier is in place 24/7 for single lane closure.

OREGON 62 (Crater Lake Highway), MP .7 -1.73 / 5.38-5.77, Rogue Valley Expressway Project Phases I & II ($120 million)

Watch for possible night time lane closures for punch list items between Delta Waters Road and Poplar Drive.

Off system, Phase II work underway north of Vilas Road. Contractor is paving the shoulder and striping sections of the project.

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.

INTERSTATE 5 (Pacific Highway) MP 13.3 Crowson Road overpass rehabilitation – $2.5 million

Traffic is switched and single lane traffic is on the rehabilitated northbound bridge.

Crews have completed hydromilling are preparing the southbound structure for new deck overlay. Pour for the new deck scheduled for next Friday, early morning.

On Crowson Road, watch for flaggers and expect short delays. AshlandImprovements.org

INTERSTATE 5 (Pacific Highway) MP 48-58 (City of Rogue River to North Grants Pass Paving – $7.1 million

Watch for single lane traffic nighttime for work on bridge joints and rumble strips.

Watch for night work Sunday-Thursday nights, 7 p.m. - 7 a.m. Work zone speed limit reduced to 55 MPH with advisory speed of 40 MPH. 

OREGON 99 (Rogue Valley Highway) Rapp Rd. (Talent) to Ashland City Limits MP 14.6-17.8 ($5.4 million)

Expect single lane traffic with possible flagging daytime as contractor works on sidewalks, signs and corrective work.

This project features various upgrades to the highway, depending on location - curb, gutter, sidewalk, bike lanes, and two lanes with center turn lanes.

INTERSTATE 5 (Pacific Highway) MP 12, Siskiyou Rest Area-Welcome Center - Phase 2 ($12 million)

Adroit Construction is building the second phase of this facility, constructing the Rest Area-Welcome Center. The first phase - roads, ramps and parking lot – is complete.

No traffic impacts. AshlandImprovements.org

OREGON 99 (Rogue Valley Highway) MP 2.16 – Central Point Twin Creeks Crossing ($2.8 million)

Expect single lane traffic on Oregon 99 through end of the year for project that builds new signal and highway connection across railroad tracks into Twin Creek development.

Rail crossing contractor has completed work.

JOSEPHINE COUNTY

OREGON 99: Caveman Bridge Rehabilitation Project - $5.3 million

Work on continues on bridge daytime under the deck.

Watch for possible single lane traffic this week night time hours for paving bridge approaches.

Project is rehabilitating historic Caveman Bridge through Feb. 2019.

Any traffic impacts will occur at night. CavemanBridge.com

INTERSTATE 5 (Pacific Highway) MP 48-58 (City of Rogue River to North Grants Pass Paving – $7.1 million

Watch for single lane traffic nighttime for work on bridge joints and rumble strips.

Watch for night work Sunday-Thursday nights, 7 p.m. - 7 a.m. Work zone speed limit reduced to 55 MPH with advisory speed of 40 MPH. 

For more information, contact Gary Leaming, ODOT Public Affairs (Jackson-Josephine Counties) at 541-774-6388; or Dan Latham, ODOT Public Affairs (Douglas-Coos-Curry Counties) at 541-957-3601.

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