Eligible for a Vaccine?
Sign up at one of these vaccination providers:
Lincoln County Health Department (Call Center) 541.265.0621 option 2
Siletz Community Health Center (Linn-Benton County) 541.444.9636
Samaritan Health Services (Lincoln County Residents) 1.855.441.2311
Safeway Pharmacy (Newport) 541.351.4035
Bi-Mart Pharmacy (Lincoln City) 541.614.1023
Hi-School Pharmacy (Waldport) 541.563.4848
Rite-Aid Pharmacy (Newport) 541.265.8596
Fred Meyer Pharmacy (Newport) 541.574.1733
Walgreens Pharmacy (Newport) 541.574.4405
Two Projects on U.S. 101 Underway
Street improvement project begins
A project to improve travel south of the Yaquina Bay Bridge has started. The work will improve movement and connections for cars, pedestrians and bikes in South Beach. Details about the work being done are shown in the map below and listed on the project webpage. Construction is expected to be completed in 2021.
Project Area Map
What to Expect:
Increased activity and noise – Drivers should start seeing more signs and changes to how traffic moves through South Beach. There will be increased noise from construction and from equipment moving through the work zone.
Night work – Starting March 29, the construction crew will be working at night to remove the center median throughout the project area. Expect delays and construction noise from 7 P.M. to 6 A.M. daily.
New traffic pattern – Starting April 5, crews will be working during the day on the shoulder of the road. Crews will shift traffic and use the center lane to maintain flow in both directions.
Yaquina Bridge Picture
Yaquina Bay Bridge project continues
Work is underway on the Yaquina Bay Bridge to replace the cathodic protection (corrosion protection), repair damaged concrete and install seismic upgrades to retrofit the bridge. Construction is expected to take three and half years.
What to Expect:
Lane closures – There will be times during construction when single lane closures will be needed at night. Most work will de done under the bridge during the day.
Sidewalk Closure – The east sidewalk will be closed for the duration of the project.
Noise – Expect sandblasting, spray coating and other general construction noises when work is being done, both in the day and at night.
Residents or businesses in South Beach with questions or concerns, please contact:
Derrick Tokos, Newport Community Development Director, 541.574.0626.
For other questions:
Markus Schaaf, ODOT Project Manager, 541.757.4211.
Access for pedestrians, including those with disabilities, will be available and identified through or around work zones.
ODOT is an EEO/AA employer. This information can be made available in alternate format on request by calling 503.986.2600 or via the Oregon Telecommunications Relay System: 7-1-1 or email: ODOTeeo@ODOT.state.or.us.
Join the Culture Pass Program
The Newport Public Library and Oregon Coast Aquarium launched the Culture Pass program on Thursday, April 1. The Culture Pass is a program for Newport Public Library cardholders. With the help of community partners, the library supports users as they engage in local cultural experiences. Using a library card, adult cardholders in good standing can reserve a pass for free admission for a family of four. Four passes are available per month.
Funding for this program is made possible by the Franz Bakery Foundation and the Lincoln County Cultural Coalition.
For more information or to reserve a Culture Pass, please call the library at 541.265.2153 or visit https://newportoregon.gov/dept/lib/cultural_pass.asp