State Board Warns About Paving Scammers

EUGENE, Ore. — Property owners in rural Lane County are being warned to watch out for paving scammers. The Construction Contractors Board, the state agency that licenses contractors, says paving scammers may be at work in rural Lane County. The CCB says a Marcola property owner was approached earlier this year with a offer to … Continue reading »

UO Showcases Student-Built House

EUGENE, Ore. — A home in west Eugene, designed and built by students, will soon go on the market. The construction deadline is dependent on school terms. The project is a partnership between University of Oregon architecture students and Lane Community College carpentry students. It’s the first home built through the program, designed and constructed … Continue reading »

Main Street Bridge Work Begins

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Drivers who cross the Willamette River on Main Street might want to take a different route Monday and Tuesday. Traffic will go down to a single lane on the westbound bridge, as Oregon Department of Transportation crews inspect the bridge. Thursday night from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. the westbound bridge will … Continue reading »

Springfield Bridge Work Begins Monday

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Drivers who cross the Willamette River on Main Street in Springfield  might want to take a different route during the next two days. Starting Monday traffic will go down to a single lane on the Westbound bridge. ODOT crews will be inspecting the bridge. Then, Thursday night from 9:00 p.m. until 4:00 … Continue reading »

Road Construction Continues

EUGENE, Ore. — Roadwork will begin on a section of 13th Avenue in west Eugene, Monday. Construction crews will repair sidewalks first and then move onto repaving the street. From now until July, crews will work between Polk and Washington streets. In July, they’ll work between Garfield and Polk streets.

Road Repair Season Begins

EUGENE, Ore. —   Road repair season is now underway, and the City of Eugene wants people to be aware of all the projects planned for the next few months. There are 17 projects planned in all. The first will take place on Goodpasture Loop, where utility crews are already prepping the road for work. These … Continue reading »

National Safe Digging Month

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — April is National Safe Digging Month, and local utility companies are reminding homeowners and businesses to call 811 before digging. Striking a live line, such as a power line or gas line, can cause service interruption, costly damages and even injury. That’s why the law says people must call 811 before they … Continue reading »

Road Closure During Spring Break

EUGENE, Ore. — A stretch of 19th Avenue in front of South Eugene High School will be closed to traffic during spring break. Eugene public works will be replacing damaged concrete panels between High and Ferry streets. The two-block section will be closed for the entire week to give the concrete enough time to cure, … Continue reading »

Corvallis Intersection Construction

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Construction is underway at an intersection that pedestrians, bicyclists, and drivers have been complaining about for years. Oregon State University has partnered with the City of Corvallis for an estimated $4.3 million construction project to re-align the intersection of 15th Street and Washington Way. The area serves as a main artery into … Continue reading »

Springfield Bridge to be Repaired

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The historic Willamette River Bridge in Springfield is about to get a facelift, and ODOT wants to let drivers know about some scheduled closures and delays coming up. Commonly called the Springfield bridge, it’s located on the west end of Springfield, and is part of Main Street and OR 126B. Repair work … Continue reading »

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