Road Report: September 24-30

Road Report: September 24-30
Posted on 09/22/2017

Major road construction is scheduled for the week of September 24, weather permitting. Use caution in work zones and obey traffic control signs and flaggers.


LANE COUNTY:

 

Battle Creek Road (MP 0.117 at Coyote Creek Covered Bridge): Bridge will be closed to both pedestrian and vehicular traffic September 21 through October 13 for a reroofing project.  Use Territorial Highway to Wolf Creek and then Coyote Creek Road as an alternate route.

Crow Road (MP 6.4):  Crews will be working on culvert replacement.  Traffic will be controlled by flaggers.  Use alternate routes to avoid delays.


Gilham Road (Ayers Rd. to Ashbury Dr.):  General road work will be taking place throughout the week.  Traffic will be controlled by flaggers.  Use Honeywood Street to Walton Lane to Ashbury Drive to avoid delays.

 

Marion Lane (at River Rd.):  General road work will occur.  Traffic will be controlled by flaggers.  Use alternate routes to avoid delays.

 

Old Mill Road (at Office Covered Bridge): The bridge has reopened and traffic will be controlled by flaggers as construction continues. Expect delays.

 

 

CITY OF EUGENE:

 

E. 30th Avenue (Agate St. to Spring Blvd. Overpass):  Work is substantially complete.  Drivers should expect minor delays during site clean-up. 

 

W. 18th Avenue (at Oak Patch Rd.):  A new traffic signal will be installed at this intersection.  Work will continue on the south side of the intersection.  Watch for construction equipment and expect lane closures.  Drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians should expect minor delays.

 

Argon Avenue (at Lodenquai Lane):  Crews will be landscaping newly constructed vegetated filtration planters and cleaning up the site.  There may be traffic shifts but one lane of travel each direction will be maintained.  Pedestrian access may have minor detours.  Watch for signs and cones and reduce speed.

 

Benjamin Street (Melvina Way to Evergreen Dr.):  Crews will be landscaping newly constructed vegetated filtration planters and cleaning up the site.  There may be traffic shifts but one lane of travel each direction will be maintained.  Pedestrian access may have minor detours.  Watch for signs and cones and reduce speed.

 

Blair Boulevard (W. 2nd Ave. to Monroe St.): Crack seal work is expected Monday through Friday.  Dusty conditions will be present.  Consider alternate routes as traffic delays are expected.  Watch for signs and crews in the work zone.

 

Countryside Lane (Irvington Dr. to Argon Ave.):  Crews will be installing pavement markings and cleaning up the site.  There may be traffic shifts but one lane of travel each direction will be maintained.  Pedestrian access may have minor detours.  Watch for signs and cones and reduce speed.

 

Evergreen Drive (Hatton Ave. to Benjamin St.): Monday and Tuesday, crews will be constructing curb, gutter and a vegetated planter near Rosetta Park.  Evergreen Drive will be closed Wednesday through Friday from Rosetta Avenue to Benjamin Street for street reconstruction.  Pedestrian access may have minor detours.  Watch for signs and cones and reduce speed.

 

Fern Ridge Path (Bertelsen St. to Beltline Hwy.):  Path is closed until September 30 from Oscar Avenue to Commercial Avenue to construct the Commerce Street Connector Path and Bridges.

 

Flintlock Street (at 2869 Flintlock St.):  A section of Flintlock Street will be removed and replaced with asphalt. Work is expected Monday through Friday (weather permitting) with minimal impacts to traffic. Watch for signs and workers.

 

Irvington Drive (River Rd. to Countryside Ln.):  Crews will be installing pavement markings, adjusting utilities, and cleaning up the site. There may be traffic shifts but one lane of travel each direction will be maintained.  Pedestrian access may have minor detours.  Watch for signs and cones and reduce speed.

 

Jefferson Street (W. 1st Ave. to W. 8th Ave.):  Crack seal work is expected Monday through Friday.  Dusty conditions will be present.  Consider alternate routes as traffic delays are expected.  Watch for signs and crews in the work zone.

 

Jefferson Street-Phase 3 (W. 13th Ave. to W. 15th Ave.): Jefferson Street, phase 3 continues on schedule. The street is closed from W. 13th Avenue to south of the W. 15th Avenue intersection.  Phase 3 is expected to be completed October 6th.

 

Rosetta Avenue (River Rd. to Evergreen Dr.):  Crews will be landscaping newly constructed vegetated filtration planters and cleaning up the site.  There may be traffic shifts but one lane of travel each direction will be maintained.  Pedestrian access may have minor detours.  Watch for signs and cones and reduce speed.

 

Wilshire Lane (Timberline Dr. to Wilshire Dr.):  Crews will be excavating and reconstructing sections of Wilshire Lane and the adjacent sidewalks.  They will be grinding and paving Wilshire Lane Wednesday through Friday.  Expect delays.  There will be traffic shifts and one way traffic from Timberline Drive toward Windsor Circle (east).  Some bus stops may be temporarily closed or relocated.  Pedestrian access may have minor detours.  Watch for signs and cones and reduce speed.

 

 

LANE TRANSIT DISTRICT WEST EUGENE EmX PROJECT:

 

All businesses remain accessible during construction.  The public can e-mail weemx@ltd.org to request traffic advisory e-mails regarding the West Eugene EmX project.

W. 11th Avenue:   Sporadic nighttime road work will continue as crews do small repairs and other restoration work along the entire route. 

W. 11th Avenue:  Lane Transit District is  training instructors and drivers along the route, so use caution when driving in West Eugene, particularly along Garfield and West 11th Avenue.  Additionally, be aware of the new traffic pattern changes, such as “Bus Only” lanes and Business Access Turn (BAT) lanes, which only allow cars to use the lane while turning into a business from the street. If cars wish to make a turn, whether into a business or onto a street, they must do so from the BAT lane, which is marked as a bus and turn only lane. Drivers have been observed turning in front of buses, which is dangerous as well as illegal. Please use extreme caution while getting used to the new traffic patterns in West Eugene. 


 

CITY OF SPRINGFIELD:

 

Franklin Blvd. (Mississippi Ave. to South Franklin Blvd.):  Road construction for phase 1 of the new Franklin Boulevard is underway.  The intersection of Franklin Boulevard and South Franklin Boulevard (McVay Hwy. 225) is closed to turns.  Franklin Boulevard will remain open to eastbound and westbound travel.  A detour will be set up using Henderson Avenue and E. 19th Avenue to access businesses located on South Franklin Boulevard near the intersection of Franklin Boulevard.  Work will take place from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Expect lane closures and a detour.


M Street (5th St. to 6th St.): Street closed from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. for excavation and replacement of a stormwater channel pipe. Use alternate routes. Two-way traffic will resume during non-construction hours.

Alley between D and E streets (from 10th St. to 16th St.):  Replacement of wastewater main will cause street closures on 10th and 12th Streets.  Local traffic only will be allowed.  Use alternative routes.  Daytime lane closures will occur on 14th Street.

 

Alley between B and C streets (from 10th St. to 16th St.):  Replacement of wastewater main will cause street closures on 10th and 12th Streets.  Local traffic only will be allowed.  Use alternative routes. Daytime lane closures will occur on 14th Street.