US 20 PME: UPRR – Eddyville (Phase 4) (U.S. 20 MP 16 – MP 21)
Construction of landslide mitigation and geotechnical features over 350,000 cubic yards of earthwork.
Construction of roadbed, aggregate base and asphalt concrete pavement
Installation of drainage, guard rail, striping, and signing
Installation of a wildlife crossing culvert under the new roadbed
Re-routing public traffic onto the new alignment
Remarks: Construction of Phase 4 continues with drainage and excavation work near the west end of the project at approximately MP 16. Expect periodic flagging with minor delays of up to 20 minutes. Expect increased truck traffic on the existing U.S. 20 due to material hauling and deliveries on both the East and West ends of the project. Material hauling hours will increase near MP 16 about 12-14 hours per day. Expect heavy truck traffic from 7a.m. to 8 p.m. Night paving work is scheduled to begin on July 27. All other work is taking place well away from the existing U.S. 20 alignment.
US101@ NE East Devils Lake RD (U.S.101 MP111.0 – MP111.6)
Add a left turn lane on U.S. 101 at NE East Devils Lake Rd
Create wider shoulders and improve sight distance in an effort to reduce crashes
Remarks: All work is now complete except for permanent signs, planting, and seeding. Permanent sign work will be taking place during the day. Occasional flagging may be necessary, expect minor delays. Seeding and planting work will not begin until September. NE East Devils Lake Road is now open at all times.