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City of Bend road and traffic report: Week of April 3-9

City of Bend

BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) -- Here is the city of Bend's road and traffic report for the week of April 3-9.

  • Third and Pinebrook Safety Crossing Project - Safety improvements at the north side of SE Third Street and Pinebrook Boulevard intersection. Median to be constructed with pedestrian crossing. Road and lane closures anticipated on Pinebrook and Third Street with work anticipated to be completed mid-summer 2023. Work begins April 3, 2023.
    • Pinebrook Boulevard between SE Third Street and commercial entrances closed for construction.
    • Third Street lane closures at Pinebrook intersection, expect delays.

Ongoing Closures:

  • Neff & Purcell Improvement Project - The Neff Road and Purcell Boulevard Improvements Project is a high priority project providing both north-south connectivity and improving safety and capacity in a vital area of Bend. Project estimated to be completed mid-summer 2023. For more information visit the Neff & Purcell Improvements Project webpage.
    • Intersection of NE Neff Road and NE Purcell Boulevard for infrastructure improvements, full road closure with detour, began 2/22/23.
  • Wilson Corridor Improvements Project – Street improvements on Wilson from Second Street to 15th Street. For more information visit the Wilson Project website. This is a multiphase project with various intersections and road closures throughout its entirety.
    • Intersection of 15th Street and Wilson Avenue for roundabout construction, full intersection closure with detour, February – Early Summer 2023.
  • Newport Corridor Improvements Project – Various intersections along Newport Avenue to be closed due to removal and replacement of underground utilities. Road closures related to the project listed below. For more information, visit Newport Corridor Improvements Project webpage. Various closures through May 2023.
    • Full closure of the NW 14th Street roundabout, Jan. 9, 2023 – May 2023
    • NW Newport Avenue east of NW 14th Street through NW Juniper Street, Jan. 9, 2023 – May 2023
    • NW 14th Street Between NW Ogden Avenue and NW Milwaukee Avenue, Jan. 9, 2023 – May 2023
    • NW 15th Street between NW Milwaukee and NW Newport Avenue, Jan. 5, 2023 – May 2023
  • SE Sydney Harbor Court between SE Delta Drive and SE Humber Lane for water infrastructure installation, full road closure with local access, March 23, 2023 - April 4, 2023
  • Cooley Road between NW Brownrigg Lane and HWY 20 for initial roundabout construction, full closure with detour, begins Feb. 2, 2023.
  • ODOT Third Street Improvements – Infrastructure improvements along Third Street from Butler Market Road to Greenwood Avenue. Various types of traffic control will be implemented during construction. Expected to be completed at the end of summer 2023. Street sections affected listed below.
    • Single-lane closures on Third Street near Mervin Sampels Road intersection
  • Ferguson Sewer Project – This project is decommissioning the Camden and Ridgewater No. II Pump Stations and installing gravity sewer on Ferguson Road. Project completion fall 2023. For more information visit the Ferguson Sewer Project Website.
    • Ferguson Road between King Solomon Lane and Sage Creek Drive for the Freguson Sewer Project, Eastbound Lane closure with detour, begins Jan. 3, 2023.

Future Road Closures:

  • Bend Marathon - Downtown Bend and various City streets

Work schedules are dependent on weather conditions and other factors. Always exercise increased caution within construction zones. Drivers should use designated detour routes. Nearby residential streets are for local traffic only.


Deedee Fraley, Assistant City Engineer


Paul Neiswonger, Streets Supervisor


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