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 »

Business Recycles Construction Materials

EUGENE, Ore. — There’s a recycling resource available in Eugene that residents may not know about. It’s called EcoSort. It diverts construction and demolition materials from the landfill. Contractors use it to get rid of their waste, but residents can use it too. “EcoSort recycles about one hundred million pounds of material every year. It … Continue reading »

ODOT Installs Beltline Ramp Meters

EUGENE, Ore. — ODOT is diving into its construction season, including moving ahead with metered-ramp projects on Beltline Highway. Crews added some of the signage on the ramps, sparking some interest from drivers. The actual meters won’t go up for a couple more months through. The systems will be installed in four locations–River Road, River … Continue reading »

City Road Projects Begin

EUGENE, Ore. — Drier weather means getting more work done, which is why the city started tackling its summer to-do list Monday. Contractors began work on the first phase of Coburg Road, the first project on a long list of warm-weather work the city hopes to get done before the end of summer. It’s not … Continue reading »

Generosity Leads to New Sandbox for Boy

EUGENE, Ore. — Two Home Depot employees are being commended for their good will and woodworking skills. On Tuesday, Angelique Hanscom told two employees–Cory Eckert and Max Hodge–that she wanted some wood to build the sandbox. She told them she didn’t really know how to build it and didn’t want to burden her husband with … Continue reading »

Willamette Bridge Project Progresses

EUGENE, Ore. — Four years ago crews started working on the Willamette River Bridge project. On Wednesday they finally started pouring concrete on the bridge. Piece by piece, construction workers paved the way for two new I-5 bridges over the Willamette River. While they had to build one bridge at a time, the project manager … Continue reading »

Construction on I-5/Beltline Begins

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — ODOT started its construction on parts of Interstate 5 and Beltline Monday. The construction project aims to improve the off-ramps connecting the busy stretches of road. The Beltline bridge that goes over the freeway will also be rebuilt to¬†accommodate¬†taller vehicles. While crews work, drivers will be expected to pay attention to the … Continue reading »

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