BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) – This is the ODOT Region 4 build update for the week of September 20-24.
The Oregon Department of Transportation is committed to providing a safe and efficient transportation system. ODOT invests in the future of Oregon through road improvement projects. The following projects are located in ODOT Region 4 encompassing central Oregon from The Dalles to Klamath Falls on the east side of the Cascades.
All work is weather dependent and times are subject to change.
US 97: S Century Drive at the USFS border (MP 153.11-MP 156.26)Traffic is expected to be moved to the new NB route from mid-October to the end of October and the contractor will begin construction of the new SB wildlife crossing. The contract will go into effect next summer before it is completely finished.
US 97: Place Nels Anderson – Chemin du village de la Romaine. Construct new ADA ramps along the promenade, repaving all traffic lanes and exit / entry ramps (MP134.84-MP141.12).
The project must be completed by October 30. The contractor must install a few additional ADA ramps, permanent signs and pedestrian crossing markers.
Harney / Lake Counties
US395: Big Stick – Alkali Lake, Lakeview, Lakeview-Burns Highway (MP 15.43-MP46.93). The work of placing shoulder rocks, installing panels and installing delineators is planned between MP 35-47. The works will be controlled with a signal and a pilot car. Expect 20 minute delays.
US395 & OR140 (Lakeview) ADA border ramps (MP142.62-MP144.06)
Demolition, excavation and sidewalk work are planned; signaling the operation at times with minimal delays to traffic.
OR39: Crest St. – Madison St., Klamath Falls, MP2.99-MP4.26) Cleaning work is scheduled during the day. No traffic delay is expected.
OR140 Brett Lane Extension (South Klamath Falls Hwy, MP3.74-4.75)
Change in traffic. New staging configuration. Pay attention. Use a marked detour route. Surveying, piping, excavation and paving work scheduled for the day shift. Expect minor delays. Night paving work is scheduled for Wednesday, September 22. Night paving will be controlled with flaggers. Expect 20 minute delays.
and CTWS reservation
US 26: Warm Springs Safety Corridor (MP 103.02-MP111.16).The contractor has completed most of the new paving, but will need to complete the sidewalks and other elements of the casino at the Shell station before the rest of the new paving is completed. The final paving phase will resume on October 4 and end around October 8. The project is expected to be completed by November 30.
U.S. 97: Rockfall Project (US 97 / Sherman Highway Milestone 0.87-3.69)
No work is planned on this project this week.
Wasco County (OR) / Klickitat (WA)
The Dalles (Columbia River) Bridge Project (US -197: WA MP 0.57 I-84: MP100.6-US 197: OR MP 0.61 I-84: MP 102.2.)Construction of the bridge is underway, requiring the complete closure of the Dalles Bridge (Columbia River) between Washington and Oregon starting at 8 p.m. Thursday and 6 a.m. Monday. Use an alternative route. The established and signed detour route is via I84, US97 to Biggs Jct. and SR14 to the east. Full bridges will be closed every weekend between September 9, 2021 and May 23, 2022, with the exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years weekends. Additionally, shifts will work nights (from Monday to Wednesday evening); Expect delays of up to 20 minutes during night hours while flaggers control traffic on the bridge. Crews will continue to replace the bridge deck and form new concrete panels at their precast location.
Wasco County Reservation / CTWS
US26: Clear Lake Road – NW Dogwood Lane, Warm Springs Highway, (MP 66.43-112.91).
Expect shoulder and single lane closures with signage within the project limits (from MP 65 to MP 113). The contractor will install the culvert lining.