Road Repairs without the Mess

EUGENE, Ore — Road construction comes with lots of dust and debris but city crews in Eugene are trying a new method to get the dirty work done without all the mess. Crews tested out a wet cement mixed with sand on Shasta Loop in south Eugene. Civil engineers say the product doesn’t create a … Continue reading »

Eugene Park Paving Projects Begin

EUGENE, Ore. — Two of Eugene’s most popular parks are going to be a little more accessible at the end of the month. With as much traffic as Skinner Butte Park gets, it’s no wonder these roads are ready for a face lift. “The challenge with these roads are just their age. They’ve been here … Continue reading »

Eugene Park Road Repairs Begin

EUGENE, Ore. — Road repairs to two of Eugene’s parks begin this week. Crews will repair roads in Hendricks Park and Skinner Butte Park during the month of June. In Hendricks Park, crews will concentrate on Fairmount Boulevard from Floral Hill Drive to the west park entrance. In Skinner Butte Park, they will work on … 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 »

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 »

Paving Begins in Downtown, Whiteaker

EUGENE, Ore. — Crews will begin to repair parts of Fifth Avenue, Blair Boulevard and Van Buren Street this week. Traffic won’t experience major effects until mid-June. So until then, crews will repair sidewalks and install pedestrian access ramps. Bike lanes will be closed and parking spaces will be unavailable near active work zones, Eugene … Continue reading »

ODOT to Repair I-105 Ramp

EUGENE, Ore. — ODOT is taking advantage of that mild forecast to get some repairs done on an I-105 on-ramp in Eugene. The overpass that takes drivers from 105 east-bound to I-5 south will be closed for the next four nights. ODOT will close the ramp from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday night through … Continue reading »