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ODOT Region 4 construction update: Week of Sept. 13-17


BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) -- Here is the ODOT Region 4 construction update for the week of Sept. 13-17.

The Oregon Department of Transportation is committed to providing a safe, efficient transportation system. ODOT invests in Oregon's future through roadway improvement projects. The following projects are located within ODOT's Region 4 encompassing Central Oregon from The Dalles to Klamath Falls on the east side of the Cascades.

All work is dependent on weather conditions, and schedules are subject to change.

Deschutes County

U.S. 97: S Century Drive to USFS border (MP 153.11-MP 156.26) Contractor will be building the new NB alignment at night 8 p.m.- 7 a.m. No delays to traffic are expected.

U.S. 97: Nels Anderson Place - Romaine Village Way. Construct new ADA ramps along the parkway, repave all travel lanes and exit/entrance ramps (MP134.84-MP141.12).

The contractor will be performing Stage 1 Phase 1 SB Closure: US97 Southbound will be closed From Exit 135A to Reed Market Exit 139. All SB traffic will be diverted onto US97 Business route (3rd St.) and will be detoured south to Reed Market where travelers will be able to regain access to US97 by way of the US97 SB on-ramp at Reed Market.

Harney/Lake counties

US395: Big Stick – Alkali Lake, Lakeview, Lakeview-Burns Highway (MP 15.43- MP46.93). No work scheduled on project this week.

US395 & OR140 (Lakeview) ADA Curb Ramps (MP142.62-MP144.06)

Work continues on ADA ramps and sidewalk.

Jefferson County
and CTWS Reservation

U.S. 26: Warm Springs Safety Corridor, (MP 103.02-MP111.16).The contractor will be paving Tuesday evening from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. The paving work zone will occur between MP 111.16 - MP 104.75. Traffic should anticipate up 20 minute delays utilizing a single travel lane controlled by flaggers and pilot cars. During the daytime, the contractor will perform excavation and earthwork activities. New curb and drainage pipes will also be installed along the shoulder of the highway. The highway will be reduced to one travel lane which will be controlled by flaggers and a pilot car with a half mile work zone occurring anywhere between MP 103.02 - MP 105.20. Traffic can expect delays of up to 20 minutes during daytime hours.

Klamath County

OR39: Crest St. - Madison St., Klamath Falls, MP2.99-MP4.26) Cleanup work is scheduled during the day. No delays to traffic expected.

OR140 Brett Way Extension (South Klamath Falls Highway, MP3.74-4.75)

Traffic change, new staging configuration. Use caution and use signed detour route. Survey, pipe work, and excavation work is scheduled for the day shift. Expect minor delays.

Sherman County

U.S. 97: Rockfall Project (U.S. 97/Sherman Highway milepost 0.87-3.69)

No work is scheduled on this project this week.

Wasco County (OR)/Klickitat (WA)

The Dalles (Columbia River) Bridge Project (U.S. -197: WA MP 0.57 I-84: MP100.6-U.S. 197:OR  MP 0.61 I-84: MP 102.2.) The Dalles (Columbia River) Bridge Project (U.S. -197: WA MP 0.57 I-84: MP100.6-U.S. 197:OR  MP 0.61 I-84: MP 102.2.) Bridge construction is occurring, requiring full closure of The Dalles (Columbia River) Bridge between Washington and Oregon from 8 pm on Thursdays – 6 am on Mondays. Use an alternate route. The established, signed detour route is via I84, US97 at Biggs Jct. and SR14 to the east. Full bridge closures will occur every weekend between September 9th, 2021 and May 23rd, 2022, except for the weekends of Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Years. Additionally, crews will be working overnight (Mon - Wed nights); expect delays up to 20 minutes during nighttime hours while flaggers control traffic across the bridge. Crews will continue bridge deck replacement and continue forming new concrete panels at their pre-cast yard location.

Wasco County/CTWS Reservation

US26: Clear Lake Road – NW Dogwood Lane, Warm Springs Highway, (MP 66.43-112.91).

Expect shoulder and single lane closures with flagging within the project limits (from MP 65 - MP 113). Contractor will perform culvert liner installation.

Wheeler County

U.S.26: Bridge Creek Bridge Project (U.S. 26/Ochoco Highway, milepost 64.91-65.19)

Traffic is routed to a single lane detour next to the existing bridge and controlled by a traffic signal. Contractor will be placing rebar and end panel concrete during the week.


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