Crews set to begin roadwork near Walton on OR 126

The project is scheduled to be completed by the end of September.

Posted: Feb 3, 2019 9:26 AM
Updated: Feb 3, 2019 9:30 AM

WALTON, Ore. – Drivers traveling along OR 126 W Florence-Eugene Highway west of Walton should expect delays beginning Monday.

Crews from the Oregon Department of Transportation are set to begin work to add a westbound passing lane between Walker Creek and Chickahominy Creek.

Drivers should expect delays Monday through Thursday between 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Additionally, crews plan to work at times on Friday mornings between 8 a.m. and noon.

ODOT said there will be no lane closures at night or on weekends.

In addition to adding a passing lane and rumble strips, the $5 million project will also replace a large pipe under the highway.

The project is scheduled to be completed by the end of September.

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