ShelterCare Begins Construction

EUGENE, Ore. — A renovation project at ShelterCare in the Whiteaker Neighborhood is is under way. Administrators with the nonprofit says the location on West 4th Avenue in downtown Eugene is perfect because it’s at the center of the 11 other facilities in the area. ShelterCare has been trying to raise money for renovations since … Continue reading »

HWY 126 Construction Causes Delays

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Drivers traveling on Highway 126 should expect some delays, Monday. A paving project to resurface the road will close the left lane in different spots throughout the day. Construction crews will close off sections between I-5 and Main Street in Springfield. Drivers should expect minor delays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. … Continue reading »

Construction on I-5 This Week

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Drivers should prepare for some company on Interstate 5 this week because several construction projects will be under way. ODOT crews will be sealing asphalt along an 18-mile section between mileposts 234 and 216 from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. on Monday. Then, starting on Tuesday, the Franklin Boulevard exit on the … Continue reading »

Corvallis Construction Causes Congestion

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Drivers can expect some extra traffic on 4th Street in Corvallis until mid-October, while the City replaces a pipe. The storm water system project began last year, but started back up again on Thursday. The City says it is fixing a storm water system pipe that is not working properly between Western Boulevard and … Continue reading »

Neighbors React to Coburg Construction

EUGENE, Ore. — If your route involved driving on Coburg near Costco in Eugene, you’ve probably had to take a detour this weekend. Residents in the neighborhood said their normal routes have been altered but if it means improving the road conditions they don’t mind the detour. Zack Rodgers, who travels on Coburg regularly to … Continue reading »

Barger Drive Closes for Construction

EUGENE, Ore. — A portion of Barger Drive will be closed starting Monday as construction crews install a new waste water system. The project includes constructing a new 750-foot-long sewer line in Barger Drive from a pump station on Terry Street to a pump station on West Irwin Way. The new line will provide an … Continue reading »

Eugene Skate Park Construction Begins

EUGENE, Ore. — A new $2.5 million skate park in downtown Eugene is about to become reality. More than six years in the works, construction began Monday on the 23,000-square-foot park, which will be covered and lit by the Washington-Jefferson Bridge. Construction is expected to last seven or eight months depending on the weather. “This … Continue reading »

Highway 126 Ramps Closed

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The eastbound ramps of the Highway 126 interchange were set up and running Monday morning, but the paving project continues Monday night on the westbound ramps. Crews spent the weekend excavating and rebuilding the road sub grade of the eastbound portion of the 42nd Street interchange, and placed new asphalt on the … Continue reading »

NWCCU Breaks Ground on New Headquarters

EUGENE, Ore. — Northwest Community Credit Union broke ground Monday on a new headquarters building site in downtown Eugene. City, county and Northwest Community leadership recognized the occasion with several speeches and a ceremonial spading of the earth. The headquarters will be 68,000 square feet, four stories tall, with underground parking and a rooftop terrace. … Continue reading »

Major Road Construction This Week

EUGENE, Ore. — The week of June 16th is a busy week for construction. Here’s a full list of where you can expect delays: Construction of 5th Avenue from Blair Boulevard to High Street begins. Lincoln Street to Washington Street will be closed for reconstruction. 10th Avenue from Jefferson Street to Olive Street will also be … Continue reading »

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