EmX Construction Begins

EUGENE, Ore. – The Eugene Water and Electric Board began relocating water mains Sunday night in preparation of the west Eugene EmX extension project. Construction started on west 7th Avenue from Madison Street to Charnelton Street. Crews will also be working on west 7th Avenue between Garfield Street and Chambers Street. The work will take … Continue reading »

Donald Street Closures for Repaving

EUGENE, Ore. – Motorist should be prepared for the closure of a local road this week for repaving. Drivers on Donald Street from 46th Avenue to Fox Hollow Road should prepare for closed travel lanes and detours for the next several days during daytime construction hours. Paving work Wednesday through Friday will close Donald Street … Continue reading »

Overnight Closures on Delta Highway

EUGENE, Ore. — A section of Delta Highway will be closed Tuesday night for bridge construction. Project developers with the city of Eugene said they have to shut down the highway to use cranes to install the support beams. They’re expanding the bridge to get ready for increased traffic flows once the Riverwalk Apartment complex … Continue reading »

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 »

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