Friday, April 25, 2014


The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has three projects locally that drivers should be aware of and plan some extra travel time. They include:

 

U.S. 101: Arch Cape Tunnel – N. Manzanita

(Oregon Coast Highway, mile post 35.91 to 43.78)

This project consists of repaving the roadway along U.S. 101 between Arch Cape and Nehalem.

The scheduled work includes installation of bridge joints and striping of the roadway. Flaggers will control single lane traffic during construction activities as required. Expect delays of up to 20 minutes and drive through the area with caution. Oregon State Police will be enforcing the speed limit through the work zone area. The project is scheduled to be completed in November 2012.

US30 @ Mill Creek

(Lower Columbia River Highway, mile post 94.42 to 95.11)

This project consists of replacing a culvert with a bridge along US30 just east of Astoria.

The scheduled work includes excavation at the new bridge area and installation of the bridge piling. The access to the old Columbia River Highway located at the project site has been permanently closed. Flaggers will control single lane traffic during construction activities as required. Expect delays of up to 20 minutes and drive through the area with caution. Oregon State Police will be enforcing the speed limit through the work zone area. The project is scheduled to be completed in September 2014.

OR202: M.P. 18.8 (Buttercup Slide)

(Nehalem Highway, mile post 18.8)

This project consists of constructing a retaining wall to repair a slide area along OR202 about 18 miles southeast of Astoria.

Construction is scheduled to begin in the second half of November. Flaggers will control single lane traffic during construction activities 24 hours a day. Expect delays of up to 20 minutes and drive through the area with caution. Oregon State Police will be enforcing the speed limit through the work zone area. The project is scheduled to be completed in February 2013.

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