19th Avenue to Close for Street Repairs

EUGENE, Ore. — A two-block section of 19th Avenue between High and Ferry streets will be closed for a week starting March 24. Eugene Public Works Maintenance crews will replace the damaged concrete panels in that section. During that time, eastbound traffic on 19th Avenue will be directed to use alternate routes, such as High … Continue reading »

Council Discusses Street Repair Progress

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene City Council discussed Wednesday the progress made with the bond measure to fix Eugene’s city streets. Public Works says all of the money that’s been allotted for road repairs in the bond passed in 2008 has been used accurately and efficiently. Over the past five years, the bond has allowed the … 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 »

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 »

Next Steps for Street Repair Bond

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County voters made their heard voices loud and clear Tuesday night, approving almost every bond and levy on the ballot. One of the bonds with voter support will fix Eugene streets. The stretch of road on 13th Avenue from Washington to Garfield streets is one of the bigger priorities on the … Continue reading »

Voters Pass Street Repair Bond

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene voters said yes to an extension of a 2008 bond that will fix city streets. Although support from the community was expected on this one, Mayor Kitty Piercy says she is extremely grateful to voters. The $43 million bond is basically an extension of one that was passed in 2008. City … Continue reading »

Eugene to Vote on Street Bond

EUGENE, Ore. — Election Day is eight days away and the city of Eugene will be watching returns closely to find out what voters thought of a $43 million street repair bond. There are 76 different street repair projects on a list. The funding for these repairs and other projects for bikers and pedestrians would … Continue reading »

Residents Debate Willamette Improvements

EUGENE, Ore. — A section of Willamette Street will be re-paved and re-striped next summer. Residents will get a chance Tuesday night to weigh in on design options for the project. The project just refers to Willamette Street from 19th to 24th avenues. It has street parking but no bike lanes. City transportation planners say … Continue reading »

Silver Lane Construction Next Week

EUGENE, Ore. — A major paving project in Eugene is set to begin next week, just ahead of holiday weekend. Next Tuesday and Wednesday, crews will pave Silver Lane from River Road to Grove Street. The $600,000 project to repair the road started in late June. The project is part of a 2008 public bond … Continue reading »

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