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ODOT Region 4 construction update: Week of Nov. 1-5

Warm Springs Highway 26 corridor safety project
Warm Springs Highway 26 corridor safety project

BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) -- Here is the Oregon Department of Transportation's Region4 construction update for the week of Nov. 1-5.

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)The contractor will be working on the old northbound alignment. 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).

Contractor will perform intermittent single lane closures throughout the project NB or SB to facilitate installation of  ADA ramps.

Harney/Lake counties

US395: Big Stick – Alkali Lake, Lakeview, Lakeview-Burns Highway (MP 15.43- MP46.93). Clean-up work is scheduled between MP 35-47. Expect minor delays.

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

Demolition, excavation, and pour back of corners in downtown area of Lakeview. Spot paving to be done throughout town.

Klamath County

OR140 Brett Way Extension (South Klamath Falls Highway, MP3.74-4.75) Traffic change, new staging configuration. Use caution. North leg of Homedale is closed. Use signed detour route. Survey, pipe work and excavation work is scheduled for the day shift. Expect minor delays.

Jefferson County
and CTWS Reservation

U.S. 26: Warm Springs Safety Corridor, (MP 103.02-MP111.16).The contractor will perform construction activities during the daytime, including excavation and earthwork. 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 111.16. Traffic can expect delays of up to 20 minutes during daytime hours.

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.)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 9, 2021 and May 23, 2022, except for the weekends of Thanksgiving, Christmas and  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).

No work planned this week.

Wheeler County

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

All work will be off of roadway with no impacts to traveling public. Contractor will be replacing storm pipe.

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