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Lincoln County Road Construction Update

OR 34: McKinney Slough Bridge replacement Bridge is substantially complete and roadway has been paved. Road is now open to traffic in both directions. Crews are striping, and doing miscellaneous cleanup work for several more weeks. Expect daytime flagging and minor delays.

An existing bridge near milepost 1.5 is being replaced with a new structure. Steven Schultz (541) 757-4158

U.S. 101: Devil’s Lake Outlet, Schooner Cr & Siltcoos River Bridges

At D River Outlet Night work is complete for the season and work will continue during the day underneath the bridge. Short duration lane closures are allowed from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. but will only be needed on occasion. Work is expected to last until the spring of 2020.

Work at Schooner Creek Bridge will start in August. Expect minor delays.

This project includes the following improvements at each of the three bridges:

Repair damaged concreteInstall zinc anodes to the structures to protect them from the harsh coastal climateReplace bridge railings to meet current crash standardsInstall steel and titanium rebar to strengthen bridges

Steven Schultz (541) 757-4158

U.S. 101: Yaquina Bay Bridge painting The eastern sidewalk is closed for the duration of the project. A temporary pedestrian crossing at the south end of the bridge will allow pedestrians to cross U.S. 101. At the north end, pedestrians can use the existing sidewalks under the bridge, which will be signed as the pedestrian detour route. This project is expected to last until October 2019. Expect minor delays.

Most of the work is under the bridge with no impact to traffic. There will be occasional nighttime lane closures to set up containment under the bridge and move equipment. Intermittent night work will continue with lane closures allowed from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

This project is painting the steel bridge members under the roadway deck in two spans of the steel structure. These members are in need of additional protection from the harsh coastal environment. Steven Schultz (541) 757-4158

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