From ODOT Public Information Office Rick Little
US 20 Eddyville, MP 16 – MP 21
The project will be installing horizontal drains, 78” structural plate pipe, rock drainage features and earthwork
The contractor is installing structural plate pipe, horizontal drains, performing excavation, and placing fill. Traffic delays are not anticipated.
US20: Simpson Creek Bridge – Deer Creek Road Sec. MP 15 – 24
The project straightens the current US20 alignment by removing a very sharp curve to the east of Eddyville, Oregon. Signs, pavement markings, drainage features, and traffic warning devices will also be removed, adjusted, and installed throughout the project.
Construction will begin this week on the new alignment. Look for increased truck traffic in the work zone. A flagger will be used to control traffic. Delays are expected to be less than 5-minutes.
US 101: Alsea Bay Bridge Painting– Oregon Coast Highway, Waldport
Project Summary: The project will remove rust and paint the outer and inner arches of the Alsea Bay Bridge in Waldport. The project will also paint the pedestrian rail and other portions of the bridge not painted during a previous project two years ago. In addition to painting, the project will construct a new steel walkway below the bridge deck. This walkway will allow access for routine bridge inspections.
Remarks: From now until project completion, one lane of travel on the four lane bridge will be closed. Work is scheduled to begin on the east portion of the bridge. The lane closure will now be changed to the northbound lane. Traffic delays are not expected.
US101: MP 90 – 105 – Oregon Coast Highway
US 101 will be repaved from the Hwy18 junction north to just past the Lincoln/Tillamook county line.
Paving operations have begun. Watch for flaggers and construction traffic leaving and entering the project site. Due to high traffic volumes the paving work will move to night shifts starting Sunday night, August 4. Expect delays between 6:00 pm and 9:00am.
US101: Beverly Beach – Alsea Bay Bridge – Oregon Coast Highway
Project Summary: US 101 will be repaved from Beverly Beach State Park to the north end of Newport and from just south of Newport to Waldport. There are three parts to the project:
MP 134.-139 (Beverly Beach to the north end of Newport)
MP 146 – 153 (Approx. Lost Creek recreation area south through Seal Rock)
MP 154 – 155 (North end of the Alsea Bay Bridge extending north about a half mile)
Remarks: The project will be starting in mid August and continuing through the end of September. All of the work is planned to be done at night.