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1st Avenue, 2nd Avenue, & Garfield Paving

Construction Update - Week of Jun 16, 2017

W. 2nd Avenue (Chambers St. to Garfield St.):  One lane excavation and paving will occur from 6am to 6pm.   Expect lane closures and watch for flaggers.  Use alternative routes and expect delays of up to 10 minutes.

 

W. 2nd Avenue (Garfield St. to Blair Blvd.):  Excavation and paving of roadway will occur all week from 6pm until 6am.  Roadway will be closed during night time construction hours.  Expect lane closures and watch for flaggers.  Use alternative routes and expect delays of up to 10 minutes.

Completed: No
Jurisdiction: City of Eugene Mode: Road
Pedestrian
Description:

• First Avenue (west of Blair) – A significant portion of the concrete panels will be reconstructed.
• Second Avenue (Blair to Garfield) & Garfield (6th Avenue to Roosevelt) – The existing paving will be removed and replaced.
• This project will remove and replace the existing pavement, and bring all adjacent sidewalk ramps into current compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Business Access During Construction? Yes
Traffic Impacts:

• Drivers should expect detours and lane shifts during construction. Much of the paving work will occur at night.
• Bicyclists should expect to merge with motor vehicle traffic depending on available lane widths during construction.
• With any construction, drivers should expect equipment and workers in the roadway leading to congestion and delays during the work.

Work Schedule:

• Access ramp construction is scheduled to begin in May 2017.
• Paving work is scheduled for August 2017.

Funding:

• The major source of funding is the Pavement Bond Measure passed by voters in 2012.

Contact: Teri Higgins
Project Notes:

https://www.eugene-or.gov/roadwork

 
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