Beltline Construction to Continue Monday

EUGENE, Ore. — Construction continues on Beltline Highway with a new ramp and traffic signal Monday. Drivers will use a new temporary ramp for exiting I-5 south to Beltline east and west. ODOT says it will be a big adjustment for the 97,000 drivers who use these exits every day. The ramp that drivers will … Continue reading »

Old Asphalt Used for New Roads

EUGENE, Ore. — Green technology is helping construction crews use our old roads to pave the way for the new ones. This is part of the project to rebuild Lorane Highway in south Eugene. Crews tear up the old road, and then they add new concrete to the ground-up surface, which makes the road stronger. … Continue reading »

Wet Weather Affects Street Construction

EUGENE, Ore. — The soggy weather the last few days delayed a few construction projects around town, but it hasn’t slowed down construction on Pearl Street. Construction crews poured concrete for one lane of the street Wednesday. Concrete construction projects like this don’t need completely dry weather, so crews haven’t been slowed. But around town, … Continue reading »

Fifth Avenue Road Repairs Continue

EUGENE, Ore. — Parts of 5th Avenue will be closed this week as repair work continues. Construction crews will remove the entire roadway and build it from the ground up. The construction will repair the extremely deteriorated parts of the road and sidewalk. “It will be nice new smooth road surfaces, we’re not changing the … Continue reading »

Downtown Road Closures

EUGENE, Ore. — Crews will begin new downtown street projects Monday that will cause a few road closures. 5th Avenue will be shut down between Washington and Jefferson streets until Friday, May 24. Crews will be repairing deteriorating portions of the street. Pearl Street will also be closed between 18th and 19th avenues for several … Continue reading »

Eugene Meets with City Hall Design Teams

EUGENE, Ore. — There are two finalists left in the search for the best architectural team to design the new Eugene City Hall. A public meeting will be held at 6 p.m. inside the Downtown Eugene Library building at the Bascom-Tykeson Room. Both of the finalists will present their qualifications, experience and approach to the … Continue reading »

Part of Pearl Street to Close Monday

EUGENE, Ore. — A portion of Pearl Street will be closed starting May 20 for concrete repairs. Pearl Street will be closed between 18th and 19th avenues for several weeks. Eugene Public Works will replace concrete paving between 18th Alley and 19th Avenue. Drivers will be detoured around the project via Willamette Street to the … Continue reading »

Eugene Seeks City Hall Design Team Input

EUGENE, Ore. — The City of Eugene will resume the city hall rebuild discussions, and it wants your input. The city manager’s office is hosting a public session as it works to pick a city hall design team. Two architect teams are in the running for the project, which will be rebuilt on the city … Continue reading »

Highway 20 Paving Project Under Way

LEBANON, Ore. — Busy Highway 20 in Lebanon is about to get a lot busier. A paving project is under way, so ODOT is sending out the warning: prepare for traffic and restrictions. Crews are removing and replacing asphalt on a four-mile stretch from the Albany and Eastern Railroad tracks to the intersection of Crowfoot … Continue reading »

Crews Busy Building at Gateway Mall

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Construction crews are hard at work bringing some new businesses to Gateway Mall. They’re busy building both a Walmart Neighborhood Market and Buffalo Wild Wings Restaurant. And thanks to the dry, sunny weather, one of those projects will be finished a bit early. Crews at Gateway Mall are building both a Walmart … Continue reading »

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