Road Repair Starts on HWY 20

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Repair work will start in May on a ten-mile stretch of HWY 20 linking Corvallis and Newport. The state picked a new contractor for the next phase of the road project that’s been plagued by landslides and delays. The Oregon Department of Transportation selected the contractor with the lowest bid, just under … Continue reading »

Main Street Bridge Work Begins

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Drivers who cross the Willamette River on Main Street might want to take a different route Monday and Tuesday. Traffic will go down to a single lane on the westbound bridge, as Oregon Department of Transportation crews inspect the bridge. Thursday night from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. the westbound bridge will … Continue reading »

Road Repair Season Begins

EUGENE, Ore. — ¬†¬†Road repair season is now underway, and the City of Eugene wants people to be aware of all the projects planned for the next few months. There are 17 projects planned in all. The first will take place on Goodpasture Loop, where utility crews are already prepping the road for work. These … Continue reading »

Road Closure During Spring Break

EUGENE, Ore. — A stretch of 19th Avenue in front of South Eugene High School will be closed to traffic during spring break. Eugene public works will be replacing damaged concrete panels between High and Ferry streets. The two-block section will be closed for the entire week to give the concrete enough time to cure, … Continue reading »

I-5 Road Closures

EUGENE, Ore. — Drivers should expect some lane restrictions on I-5 between Albany and Eugene this week. Road crews will work on a concrete patching project that will close lanes along the 18-mile segment overnight. Both northbound and southbound lanes between milepost 234 to 216 will be reduced to a single lane in some areas. … Continue reading »

Construction on I-5 This Week

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Drivers should prepare for some company on Interstate 5 this week because several construction projects will be under way. ODOT crews will be sealing asphalt along an 18-mile section between mileposts 234 and 216 from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. on Monday. Then, starting on Tuesday, the Franklin Boulevard exit on the … Continue reading »

Road Work Causes Gas Leak

UPDATE 7 P.M.: Traffic has been reopened to the intersection.   EUGENE, Ore. — A gas leak forced crews to shut down a two-block radius of south Eugene on Friday afternoon. Officials say crews working on road repairs at Jefferson and 18th Avenue hit a gas line. Traffic was detoured while the leak was fixed. … 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 »

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 »