EmX Relocation Work Resumes

EUGENE, Ore. — A lot of work will take place at the intersection of Madison Street and 7th Avenue soon. Project coordinators say they want to get this done as quickly as possible. Starting last weekend, EWEB resumed work on relocating service lines along 7th Avenue from Madison Street to Charnelton Street. The EmX project … Continue reading »

Changes Coming to Main Street

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Two heavily used roads in Springfield could be getting a major makeover. Travelers depend on Main St. and McVay Hwy. to get to the downtown area or to LCC. As the population grows and as development in the Glenwood area continues, the city is studying both roads in order to find ways to … Continue reading »

New Goodpasture Island Road Bridge

EUGENE, Ore. — A new addition is coming to the Goodpasture area this fall. The City of Eugene says a private developmental group is designing and funding a $3-4 million bridge project across Delta Highway. The design will help the flow of traffic by adding turn lanes to the Goodpasture Island Road bridge, and also … Continue reading »

Beltline Improvement Plans

EUGENE, Ore. — An open house for community members will be held Tuesday to see an improvement plan for the Beltline Highway. The Oregon Department of Transportation is working closely with the City of Eugene, Lane County and public transit to develop the long-term improvement plan. The plan focuses on improving safety and traffic flow … Continue reading »

ODOT Crews Work on I-5

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Transportation will be striping a section of I-5 starting Sunday night. Drivers should expect some minor delays between Cottage Grove and Wilsonville. ODOT says there will be temporary lane closures until they finish the project, which could take about a month.

HWY 126 Construction Causes Delays

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Drivers traveling on Highway 126 should expect some delays, Monday. A paving project to resurface the road will close the left lane in different spots throughout the day. Construction crews will close off sections between I-5 and Main Street in Springfield. Drivers should expect minor delays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. … Continue reading »

New Crosswalks to Make MLK Blvd. Safer

EUGENE, Ore. — Road work on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard is almost done. One of the big components the city is just starting to put in is an addition that should make the busy road safer for pedestrians. City of Eugene Public Works crews just laid the concrete for two new crosswalks that are … Continue reading »

Street Bond Measure to Possibly Be on Ballot

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene’s city council will decide Monday whether to put a $43 million bond measure on the November ballot. It would pay to fix streets and work on bike and pedestrian projects. This bond would fund 76 different projects throughout Eugene, like one section of First Avenue and Van Buren Street. If passed, … Continue reading »

Delays Expected During Road Work Downtown

May 20, 2012 By Nha Nguyen EUGENE, Ore. — Folks throughout Eugene and Springfield should expect a little more traffic than normal in some areas starting Monday. At least nine areas in Eugene are scheduled for road repairs. Public Works officials said that the work at the downtown intersections along Jefferson and Washington streets may … Continue reading »