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ODOT Region 4 construction update – week of June 2-9


BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) -- Here is the ODOT Region 4 construction update for the week of June 2-9.

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. 97: The Dalles - California Highway Culverts Project 

No work expected this week.


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

The signal at the intersection of U.S. 20 and Robal Lane is permanently turned off. Drivers traveling south on U.S. 20 are longer be able to make a left turn onto Robal Lane. The detour for access to Robal Lane for those traveling south on U.S. 20 is as follows: 

  • turn left on Cooley Road
  • turn right onto Hunnel Road
  • turn on Robal Lane

Crews will continue excavation, embankment, grading, and electrical work on the roundabout located at U.S. 20 and Robal Lane.  

Work continues on the multi-use path along the side of U.S. 20 between Robal Lane and Jameson Street.

Travelers can expect slight delays on Nels Anderson Road just north of Brandis Court while crews install sewer lines. Flaggers will help direct traffic for alternating direction of travel. 

Crews will start work on the new Cascades East Transit (CET) bus stop located on Robal Lane, east of Hunnel Road.

More project information here.

U.S. 20: Tumalo-Cooley 

Crews will be performing day and nighttime lane closures on U.S. 20 from Tumalo to Cooley Rd Tuesday to Friday for roundabout and structure works.
At Old Bend Redmond Highway work includes concrete paving. The south leg to O.B. Riley remains closed, detour in place.
In Tumalo, work includes the trail undercrossing, Cook Avenue intersection, O.B. Riley Road and Bailey Road. The temporary signal at 5th Street is not expected to be turned on until later in the year. Moderate delays are expected.
Expected project completion November 2023.

More project information here.

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

Crews will be performing nighttime lane closures on 3rd Street and Greenwood from Mervin Samples to 6th Street Tuesday to Thursday for pavement marking 7pm to 7am. Delays are expected.
The new signal at Mervin Sampels is not expected to be turned on until later in the year.

More project information here.


OR 140 Brett Way Extension (South Klamath Falls Highway, MP 3.74 - 4.75)

No work expected this week. 

More project information here.

OR 140 at OR 66 Intersection Improvements Project 

Earthwork, signal, pipe, and survey work. Expect Minor delays. Balsam Drive is closed at the OR 66 intersection, use signed detour route.

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 is complete, minor cleanup 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. On 5/31/2023 US97 traffic change, one lane over bridge controlled by 24-hour flagging, expect 20-minute delays. On 6/09/2023 US97 traffic change SB ramp closed at Main Street use designated detour.
OR140 at the Green Springs Bridge: Lane shift traffic control installed, bridge work will be done behind the barrier, no delays expected.

More project information here.  

Questions or comments?

Meghan Blyth, ODOT Community Affairs Coordinator 

(541)280-2716 or Meghan.Blyth@odot.oregon.govFor current road and weather conditions visit or call 511

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