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Posts Tagged ‘Oregon Department of Transportation’

Oregon DOT: OR 224 and Tong Road Landslide Repairs

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

After multiple slides closed OR 224 in late February. Contractors got to work to stabilize the slope using various techniques. Crews are working six days a week and OR 224 should open in late April.

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Oregon DOT: from the Columbia River to the California Border, This is ODOT’s Region 4

Friday, March 10th, 2017

ODOT’s Region 4 extends from the Columbia River to the California border and from the crest of the Cascade Range into the Oregon High Desert and is responsible for the construction, operation and maintenance of US and Oregon highways in this area.

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Prineville, Oregon: Building the Ochoco Bridge Timelapse

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Months of building the Ochoco Creek Bridge in Prineville, Oregon in just 3 minutes.D

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Oregon DOT: Recycling Historic Bridges

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

As part of the Siuslaw Bridge Cathodic Projection project, historic bridge rails are being offered to local agencies and organizations. The remaining rails are being sold through BRING Recycling, a Eugene organization that has worked to preserve removed pieces of these beautiful historic bridges.

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Oregon DOT: Planning for Tomorrow…Today!

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Learn why planning is an important step in the project delivery process and how the Oregon Department of Transportation works with local jurisdictions and other entities to reach a common solution when addressing a transportation challenge or opportunity.

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Oregon DOT: Blasting the Slopes for Safety

Friday, March 18th, 2016

K&E Excavating wrapped up blasting the rock slopes along U.S. 26 east of the runaway truck ramp. This work is part of a project to improve safety along U.S. 26 on Mt. Hood. Blasting resumed in Sept. 2015.

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Oregon DOT Reopens Highway After Heavy Snows

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

ODOT and contract crews reopen Oregon 230 (West Diamond Lake Highway) after heavy snows and fallen trees block the roadway for more than a week. Several times crews had to leave due to falling trees. Hazard trees that had been sprung by the snow were also removed.

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Oregon’s Walking & Biking Plan

Friday, November 20th, 2015

The Oregon Department of Transportation wants your input and comment on a large-scale bicycle pedestrian plan for the state of Oregon. It’s not a plan for facilities, but a plan for plans and policies that will eventually include facilities.

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Oregon DOT: 2015 Bridge Condition Report

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015
Figure 1. More than half of Oregon’s bridges were built prior to 1970, and more than 1,000 were built during the Interstate-era.

ODOT’s 2015 Bridge Condition Report summarizes bridge condition ratings on state highways and performance measures based on National Bridge Inventory and ODOT data. As a consistent reference point for evaluation, ODOT uses the bridge conditions snapshot provided annually to the Federal Highway Administration. Data from the April 2015 submittal is the basis of this report.

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Oregon DOT: Update on the Bly Mountain Project

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

ODOT has made enough progress on the east side of this project to open it to traffic. The contractor is getting ready to shut down for winter and pick up in 2016 for the final work.

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