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ODT Eastern Region 5 Issues Construction Update Report


SALEM – The Oregon Department of Transportation’s Eastern Oregon Region 5, serving the eastern Oregon counties of Morrow, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Baker, Grant, Harney, and Malheur, wants the public to be aware of current and upcoming construction and maintenance projects scheduled for the summer.

Current Projects:

  • I-84: Meacham to Spring Creek resurface.
  • I-84: Second Street (over I-84) bridge repairs and guardrail replacement.
  • I-84: McAlister Lane (over I-84) bridge repairs and guardrail replacement.
  • OR 82: Bear Creek (Wallowa River) Bridge Replacement.
  • OR 86: Richland Interchange bridge repair and guardrail replacement.
  • S. 20: Warm Springs Road to Harper Junction.
  • U.S. 30: Snake River (Ontario) Bridge repairs.

Curb Ramp Upgrade Projects:

Projects involving ADA curb ramps are again a focus of our work this summer. Construction is now underway in Pendleton, Baker City, Wallowa, and John Day. Projects in other towns will begin later this summer.
• U.S. 30/OR 11: SE Court Avenue and SE Court Place.
• U.S. 395/OR 37: Along SW Emigrant Avenue, at SE 2nd, and SE 7th through SE 9th.
• U.S. 395/OR 37: Along SW Frazier Avenue, from SW 3rd through SE 6th, SE 10th, and SW 14th through SW 17.
Baker City
• U.S. 30: from Ninth Street to Baker City Motel.
• OR 7: from Broadway Street to I-84 northbound on-/off-ramp.
• OR 7: from Indiana Avenue to Place Street.
• OR 82: Along First Street from North Madison to South Wynema.
John Day
• U.S. 395-C: Sidewalk improvements and ADA upgrades.

Chip Seal Projects:

Several chip seal projects are scheduled to begin mid-July.
• OR 74: West May Street in Heppner to Nye/U.S. 395 Junction.
• OR 207: Lexington to Butter Creek, near the Morrow/Umatilla County line.
• S. 26: Junction of OR 19 to South Fork John Day River Bridge in Dayville.
• S. 26: Junction of U.S. 395 in Mt. Vernon to Napa Auto Supply in John Day.





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