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ODOT Region 4 construction update: Week of Feb. 3-10


BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) -- Here is the ODOT Region 4 construction update for the week of Feb. 3-10.

Here at ODOT, we are committed to providing a safe and efficient transportation system for everyone. We invest in Oregon's future through roadway improvement projects. The following projects are located within Region 4; Central Oregon from The Dalles to Klamath Falls on the east side of the Cascades.

There are two ways to learn about construction taking place for the upcoming week. 

1. Visit Constantly updated with construction and crash data, TripCheck is the best way to learn about road conditions around the state. Click on a traffic cone symbol on the map to see construction impacts for that area.

2. Scroll down to the counties and highways listed below to see impacts that could affect you. Construction information is shown for one week, giving you the most up-to-date information.

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


U.S. 395: Big Stick to Alkali Lake, Lakeview, Lakeview-Burns Highway (MP 15.43 - MP 46.93).

No work expected this week. 

More project information here. 


U.S. 97 and U.S. 20 Bend North Corridor 

Crews will be performing Swalley Irrigation line work off Nels Anderson by the old AVIS building, the northbound U.S. 97 shoulder, within the medians between Jamison and the
U.S. 20 to 3rd St ramps, and within the median between southbound U.S. 97 and northbound 3rd Street to U.S. 20 ramp. Crews will also be performing demolition of the AVIS building.

No lane closures are planned for this week. 

More project information here.

U.S. 20: Mervin Sampels to Greenwood (3rd Street Bend, MP 18.99 – MP 20.99)

Crews will be performing lane closures on 3rd St from Mervin Sampels to O.B. Riley with day work Monday to Friday for sidewalk and signal work. Minor delays are expected.
Expected project completion November 2023.

More project information here.

U.S. 20: Tumalo-Cooley

Crews will be performing lane closures on US20 from Tumalo to Cooley Rd with day work Monday to Friday for roundabout and structure works. The south leg of Old Bend Redmond intersection remains closed. Work is continuing on the trail undercrossing and road reconstruction along Wood Avenue is pending favorable weather. Minor
delays are expected.
Expected project completion November 2023.

More project information here.


I-84: Forest Lane Over I-84 Project, Columbia River Highway (MP 46.2 - MP 46.51).

Contract work is substantially complete. No work expected this week.

More project information here.

I-84: Columbia River Highway Culverts

Crews will be performing work at various sites between Hood River and The Dalles, as well as between John Day Dam and Boardman in both the eastbound and westbound directions under single lane and shoulder closures. Travelers should expect minimal delays and use caution while traveling through the work sites. Expected completion - March 2023.

More project information here.


U.S. 97: The Dalles - California Highway Culverts Project 

No work expected this week.


OR140 Brett Way Extension (South Klamath Falls Highway, MP 3.74 - 4.75)

No work expected this week. 

More project information here.

OR 140 at OR66 Intersection Improvements Project 

No work expected this week.

More project information here

U.S. 97: OR 58 - California Border Project (The Dalles - California Highway, MP 252.44 - MP 278.81)

Bridge work on USBR Bridge at MP 273.71, Link River Bridge at MP 275.03, and the Green Spring Bridge at MP 277.12.
USBR Bridge at MP 273.71: Bridge work will be done under the bridge, no delays expected.
Link River Bridge at MP 275.03: Lane shift traffic control installed on Main Street, bridge work will be done behind the barrier, no delays expected. Conger Avenue is closed for thru traffic, detour in place.

More project information here.  


The Dalles (Columbia River) Bridge Project (U.S. 197: WA MP 0.57 I-84: MP 100.6-U.S. 197:OR  MP 0.61 I-84: MP 102.2.)

Weekend full closures of the bridge continue each weekend starting Thursday evenings at 8 p.m. to Monday mornings at 6 a.m. Designated detour route during full closures is via I84/US97 @ Biggs Jct./SR14. Outside of the full closure timeframes, work continues to occur on the shoulders and staging areas off the ends of the bridge during daytime hours with no impacts to traffic, as well as on the bridge deck, sidewalks and under the bridge. A speed reduction to 35 mph is in place across the bridge. Use caution when traveling through the project. Anticipated completion - April 2023.

More project information here.

Watch a video on this project here. 

Questions or comments?

Meghan Blyth, ODOT Community Affairs Coordinator 

(541)280-2716 or

For current road and weather conditions visit or call 511

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