Willamette Street Construction Begins

EUGENE, Ore. — The orange signs are out on the street on Willamette Street, meaning construction is under way. The work is being done between 19th and 23rd avenues. The project manager says Willamette Street is failing and needs to be repaired. Work will include storm water and sidewalk works to re-paving the road. There … Continue reading »

Part of Coburg Road to Close for Repairs

EUGENE, Ore. — Road crews are going to shut down part of the intersection of Coburg Road and Chad Drive at 6 p.m. Friday near the Eugene Costco. During that time, drivers will not be allowed to turn on or off Chad Drive. Eugene Public Works says the closure is phase three of its paving … Continue reading »

Chad Drive at Coburg Road to Close

EUGENE, Ore. – The intersection of Coburg Road and Chad Drive will be closed for the next two weekends. Starting 6 p.m. Friday through 9 a.m. Monday the intersection will be closed for reconstruction. One lane in each direction on Coburg Road and business driveways on Coburg Road will be open during construction. For alternative … Continue reading »

Traffic Switch on Whilamut Bridge

EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon Department of Transportation contractors will switch northbound Interstate 5 traffic to the new northbound lanes of the Whilamut Passage Bridge Thursday night. The northbound Franklin Boulevard off-ramp will also be reopened, after being closed of nearly two years. Crews will start preparing for the traffic switch Wednesday night by striping and … Continue reading »

Crews Slurry Seal Eugene Streets

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene streets are getting a facelift this week. The city of Eugene says the process called slurry sealing happens every year. The treatment fills crack in the roads by putting a protective layer of asphalt and sand to protect roads. The slurry sealing also prevents water from seeping into the road, which … Continue reading »

Road Crews Repair 18th and Polk

EUGENE, Ore. — Drivers may want to avoid the area of 18th Avenue and Polk Street if at all possible. The City of Eugene started construction on the roads Monday. Eugene Project Manager Brian Davies says people traveling east and west should use different routes to get around the construction. He realizes the closure is … 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 »

Beltline On-Ramp Meters Activated

EUGENE, Ore. – Changes for motorists start Wednesday on the Beltline Highway. The adaptive ramp meter system starts Wednesday afternoon for the Green Acres Road and Coburg Road westbound on-ramps. The ramp meters will operate every weekday afternoon from approximately 3-6:45 p.m. The eastbound River Road and River Avenue metered on-ramps will be activated Thursday … Continue reading »

ODOT Repaving Mohawk Boulevard

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Transportation is taking advantage of the dry weather by repaving a battered section of Mohawk Boulevard. Crews will begin the process at 8 p.m. Friday night, grinding away the old layer of pavement and replacing it with two inches of fresh asphalt. Traffic will be restricted to fewer … Continue reading »

Highway 126 Ramps to Close Overnight

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — On and off-ramps from Pioneer Parkway to Highway 126 will be closed overnight while crews repave the road. The eastbound ramps will be closed from 7 p.m. until 11 a.m. Tuesday morning. The westbound ramps will close at 7 p.m. Monday but will reopen at 5:30 a.m. Traffic will be directed to … Continue reading »

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