ODOT Update in our area
Central Oregon Road Construction UPDATE: Week of April 27, 2015
The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) is continuing to invest in Oregon’s future with roadway improvement projects throughout Oregon’s central region (ODOT Region 4). ODOT is committed to providing a safe, efficient transportation system. The following projects reflect ODOT’s commitment to make improvements as traffic numbers rise and to make the roadways safer and more efficient for drivers:
All work is dependent on weather conditions. Red denotes new or updated information.
US 97/Murphy Road Project (Bend)
Crews will continue landscape work in the vicinity of the 3rd Street and Murphy Road roundabout and performing punch-list work throughout the project.
Earthwork operations along the new Murphy Road alignment consist of drilling and blasting. Watch for trucks entering and leaving roadway at Brookswood near Pinebrook and at 3rd Street and Murphy Road. Murphy Road west of 3rd Street is closed.
Temporary sign installation on Brookswood, Pinebrook, Baker, and US97 is planned for the week of April 27th. No delays are expected.
Brookswood will be temporarily closed for roundabout construction starting May 14 through September 4, 2015. During the closure, detour routes will be designated and accommodations will be in place in case of fire evacuation emergencies.
US 20 @ 8th Street (Bend)
This project will replace aging signals and poles at the intersection, reconstruct the corners at the intersection, upgrade pedestrian ramps to meet current ADA standards, restripe cross walks, correct drainage problems, and repave the intersection.
Night-time work from 8 PM to 6 AM is planned at this intersection. Sidewalk and signal facilities are being installed. Traffic is controlled by flaggers. Closures on 8th Street where it intersects US 20 are planned for the week of April 27th. Traffic will be detoured around the work zone.
US 97 @ 1st Street (La Pine)
This project will realign 1st Street and Reed Road, construct a left hand turn lane from U.S. 97 to Reed Road, construct right hand turn lanes for U.S. 97 southbound traffic to 1st Street, and westbound Reed Road traffic onto northbound U.S. 97, construct sidewalks along 1st Street between U.S. 97 and Huntington Road, install crosswalks and pedestrian refuge islands at the intersection of U.S. 97 and 1st Street/Reed Road; and signalize the intersection.
For the week of April 27th, daytime construction on sidewalks at all four corners of US 97 and 1st Street and along 1st Street. No lane closures or delays expected.
US 97 Bend Parkway Bridge Overlays
This project will remove existing bridge overlays and construct a new ¾” overlay on the Division and 3rd Street bridges on US 97 in both north and sound bound lanes. Work will be done at night.
For the week of April 27th construction at nights from 8 PM to 6 AM. 3rd Street and Division Street bridges continue to be prepared for resurfacing. Single lane closures are planned from 7:30 PM to 6:00 AM, Monday through Thursday nights. Workers on roadway with a 30 MPH advisory speed posted.
US 97 J Street Intersection (Madras South Y)
This project will extend the one way couplet south of its current location to improve the intersection of US 97 and J Street. The project includes waterline work for the City of Madras.
For the week of April 27th, utility and road construction on US 97, J Street and South Adams Drive is planned. Northbound US97 is reduced to one lane. South Adams Drive is closed between I Street and J Street.