Road Report: Week of July 20, 2014 
 
 
Major road construction is scheduled for the week of July 20, weather permitting. Use caution in work zones and obey traffic control signage and flaggers. Links to additional project information can be found at www.keepusmoving.info.

CITY OF EUGENE:

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rd Avenue E. (Dillard Rd. to N. Shasta Loop): Contractor will be reconstructing sidewalk ramps at various intersections. Traffic will be controlled by flaggers during work hours.
Broadway E. (Pearl St. to Franklin Blvd.): Crews will be replacing concrete sidewalks and pedestrian ramps for the next week. No lane closures are planned at this time. Paving is scheduled for the first part of August.
Coburg Road (Ferry Street Bridge to railroad crossing overpass): Work will continue this Friday, with the third lane being replaced with concrete. Lane closures will be in place from 7 p.m. Friday evening through the weekend. All four lanes will be open to traffic on Monday morning by 6:15 a.m. Traffic control will change during the weekend so drivers should pay close attention to the construction signs and cones and watch for trucks and workers. Expect some congestion and plan to use alternate routes: I-105 at Washington and Jefferson Street or Franklin Boulevard east to I-5 and Springfield.
Fern Ridge Multi-Use Path (Chambers St. to Hayes St.): The portion of the path through Garfield Park is closed for an extended period of time to allow trucks and equipment to access the Amazon Creek Stabilization and Enhancement project. Cyclists and pedestrians are detoured onto 15th Avenue between Chambers and Garfield streets.
Firland Boulevard (Spring Blvd. to N. Shasta Loop): Contractor will be potholing to locate utilities in preparation of subgrade stabilization work. Traffic will be controlled by flaggers during work hours.
Goodpasture Island Bridge (at Goodpasture Island Rd. and Delta Hwy.): Contractors are constructing roadbeds, bridge foundations, driving piles and installing traffic signal equipment. The construction zone is currently closed to pedestrians. Bicyclists should merge, if comfortable, into the flow of traffic. Bicyclists and pedestrians are encouraged to use the Delta Ponds Bike/Pedestrian Bridge as an alternate route. Currently there are no lane restrictions but expect brief delays, slower traffic and workers/equipment adjacent to the roadways. Watch for large trucks entering and exiting the roadway.
Green Acres Road (Applewood Ln. to Delta Oak Dr.): Contractor will begin electrical work near the new sidewalk access ramps and pedestrian island. Expect sidewalk closures and lane restrictions. Watch for construction traffic.
Hilyard Street (at Amazon Community Center): Contractor will begin sidewalk access ramp work in the community center parking lot. Expect sidewalk closures and parking restrictions. Watch for construction traffic.
Marshall Avenue (Echo Hollow Rd. to Hughes St.): Contractor will be placing topsoil and doing other finish work. Expect lane closures with equipment and workers in the street.
Olive Street (11th Ave. to 13th Ave.): Pedestrian ramps at the intersections of 11th and 12th avenue will be replaced in the month of July. This work will not require additional lane or street closures and is separate from the ongoing work by Capstone. Milling and paving is scheduled for two days in August and can be done one half of the street at a time, while one lane is open for travel. Signage will be placed in advance of the paving work.
Olive Street (between 12th Avenue and 13th Avenue): Street and sidewalks are closed due to apartment building construction. More information can be found at www.eugene-or.gov/CapstoneClosures
River Road (Maxwell Rd. to Rosetta Ave.): Watch for construction traffic as work continues near Hatton Ave.
Roosevelt Boulevard (Terry St. to Danebo Ave.): Contractor may be finishing corrective repairs and clean-up. Drivers should expect narrow lanes or lane closures as needed for the work.
Shasta Loop N. (E. 43rd Ave. to Firland Blvd.): Contractor will be reconstructing sidewalk ramps at various intersections and potholing to locate utilities in preparation of subgrade stabilization work. Traffic will be controlled by flaggers during work hours.

City of Eugene Public Works road maintenance, at various locations:
(Schedule may change due to weather.)
Crack Sealing, beginning Monday and continuing through the week. Watch for flaggers. Expect minimal delays.
  • Elmira Road, from Maple St. to Bertelsen Rd.
  • Royal Avenue, from Waite St. to N. Terry St.
  • 1st Avenue, from Seneca St. to Bertelson Rd.

LANE TRANSIT DISTRICT:

West Eugene EmX
Project: No lane restrictions are expected for the EmX project this week.

SPRINGFIELD:

S. 2
nd Street (S. ‘A’ St. to S. ‘E’ St.): Construction continues on the replacement of a sanitary sewer pipe. South 2nd from South ‘A’ to South ‘E’ streets are reduced to one way traffic. Be prepared for delays and flaggers directing traffic.

LANE COUNTY:

Layng Road, Cottage Grove (at mile post 0.20 from Mosby Creek Rd.):
Mosby Creek covered bridge is closed until September 15 for the rehabilitation project. Traffic should use Row River Road or Mosby Creek Road.
North Fork Siuslaw Road, (Mile post 8.05 on N. Fork Siuslaw Rd., west of Condon Creek Rd.): Traffic will be controlled by flaggers while crews are working on culvert replacement. Delays can occur in flagging areas for up to 20 minutes. A single lane bypass road will be available for use when construction crews are not on site.
Westfir Roads (All roads in Westfir): Construction activity will include paving driveways, placement of shoulder rock, adjustment of manholes and placement of pavement legends. Roads will remain open to traffic but will be controlled with the use of flaggers, as necessary. Expect minimal delays.

LANE COUNTY CHIPSEAL PROGRAM:
Chip seal will be applied depending on weather and materials availability. Watch for flaggers. Expect 15 minute delays or seek alternate routes at these locations:

COTTAGE GROVE
Blue Mountain School Road Mile Post 0.00 – Mile Post 3.20 (Mosby Creek Rd. - ECM)
Allen Road Mile Post 0.00 – Mile Post 0.77 (Blue Mtn. Sch. Rd. – End of pavement)
CRESWELL
Cloverdale Road Mile Post 11.28 – Mile Post 13.29 (Old Pengra Rd. - ECM)
Wills Road Mile Post 0.00 – Mile Post 0.64 (Entire Road)
Bear Creek Road Mile Post 0.00 – Mile Post 3.17 (Cloverdale Rd. - ECM)
DEXTER
Mount Zion Road Mile Post 0.00 – Mile Post 0.65 (Entire Road)
Rattlesnake Road Mile Post 1.50 – Mile Post 4.47 (South of Kimball Rd.– Lost Cr. Rd.)
Hanna Road Mile Post 0.00 – Mile Post 0.45 (Entire Road)
Kimball Road Mile Post 0.00 – Mile Post 0.27 (Rattlesnake Rd. - ECM)
JASPER-LOWELL
Place Road Mile Post 0.94 – Mile Post 4.49 (Old Pengra Rd. - ECM)
Jasper-Lowell Road Mile Post 3.87 – Mile Post 6.12 (Pengra Rd. – Little Fall Creek Rd.)
Big Fall Creek Road Mile Post 0.00 – Mile Post 2.70 (Jasper-Lowell Rd. – BLM Rd.)