Closures on Highway 20 will temporarily limit travel between Central Oregon and the valley. Learn more here.
The Oregon Department of Transportation is warning drivers of an upcoming closure of U.S. Highway 20 between the Willamette Valley and Central Oregon. A three-mile section about 27 miles east of Sweet Home and 19 miles west of Santiam Junctions will be closed to traffic from Sept. 9 to Sept. 22.
During the shutdown, crews will build a retaining wall and repair damage caused by a landslide. The detours are lengthy and involve either Oregon Highway 22 to the north, or Oregon Highway 126 to the south. Both detour routes re-join Highway 20 just…
Work on Bend’s North corridor of Highway 97 begins this fall. Find out more here.
Realignment to the east will turn existing 97 into Third Street extension; two roundabouts, paths, bike lanes
BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) – Work begins this fall on the long-awaited Bend North Corridor project. This $121.9 million project aims to improve safety, mobility and accessibility while relieving congestion on the north end of town from Empire Avenue to just beyond Cooley Road on both U.S. Highways 20 and 97.
Project features include;Multi-use paths, wider bike lanes, a new bus stop, lower speed limits and enhanced pedestrian and bike crossings throughout the project area. These features will allow everyone safe and efficient access to the…
Deschutes County begins Skyliners Road chip-sealing, assures cyclists the bike lanes get smoother treatment
Chip-sealing will take place on eight miles of Skyliners Road. Read more here.
BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) – Deschutes County began a chip-sealing project on about eight miles of Skyliners Road west of Bend on Wednesday, and an official assured concerned cyclists that the bike lane is getting a different treatment that won’t leave it too rough for safe cycling.
Some cyclists and others expressed their concerns on a comment thread on Reddit’s Bend subreddit on Wednesday (warning: some graphic language) upon learning of the project, one of several chip-sealing projects the county is undertaking this summer.
But Chuck Schutte, operations manager for the Deschutes County Road Department, said chip-sealing only will be…
Dangerous intersections near Metolius will be closing permanently Wednesday. Learn more here.
Three intersections on Highway 97 near Metolius in Jefferson County that have a history of serious and deadly crashes is being permanently closed Wednesday.
The Oregon Department of Transportation is shutting down SW Bear Drive and Eureka Lane at US 97. ODOT said poor visibility and the fact the intersections are at the end of a passing lane have made the intersections especially dangerous.
A concrete barrier will be installed where Bear Drive meets the highway.
The closure will mean changes for…
If you ever drive up in Portland, you’re likely acquainted with it’s traffic. A federal infrastructure package will make improvements to various aspects of transit. Keep reading to discover where planning currently stands.
A new surge of federal transportation funding could soon jump-start large and long-planned freeway and transit projects in the Portland metro area.
The Oregon Department of Transportation is poised to receive $1.2 billion in new funding from the federal infrastructure package approved by Congresson Friday. The money will go toward a variety of highway, public transit and clean energy projects.
Travis Brouwer, ODOT’s assistant…