Erosion Along Hwy 20, Lane Closed

EDDYVILLE, Ore. – One lane is closed on Highway 20 near Eddyville after erosion along the Yaquina River chipped away at an embankment near the roadway. The Oregon Department of Transportation says the erosion only affected the shoulder of the eastbound lane, but ODOT will repair the embankment before opening the lane back up for … Continue reading »

OSU Researchers Warn of Erosion Dangers

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Researchers at Oregon State University say Oregon’s beaches are in jeopardy. With rising sea levels and a lack of new sediment coming in, bluffs and dunes on the coast are seeing more erosion. They say the central and northern shores are seeing more erosion than the southern Oregon coast. The researchers recommend … Continue reading »

Highway 20 Repair Project Complete

Near EDDYVILLE, Ore. — A road repair project west of Eddyville has been completed ahead of schedule. A section of foundation under Highway 20 had eroded into the Yaquina River earlier this week, and ODOT restricted traffic to a single lane while repairs were under way. The project was expected to take two or three … Continue reading »