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Weekly Road and Traffic Report

Post Date:05/11/2017 9:40 PM


May 15 – 20


  • Parrell Road from China Hat Road to Powers Road for City of Bend paving work, moving single lane closures with flaggers, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m., 5/17/17 – 5/18/17.
  • Franklin Avenue between Broadway Street and Wall Street for water valve abandonment, eastbound lane closure with detour onto Louisiana Avenue, 4:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., 5/16/17.
  • Lemhi Pass Drive between Northwest Crossing Drive and Labiche Lane for sewer and water installation, full road closure with detour, 5/15/17 – 5/24/17.

 27th Street Sewer Line traffic updates:


  • 27th Street is closed to northbound through traffic between Reed Market and Bear Creek roads, 24 hours a day, for about five months. (However, northbound traffic is open between Chilliwack and Bear Creek for local traffic.) Final paving expected late spring of 2018. Detour: Northbound 27th Street traffic is directed west on Reed Market Road to 15th Street, then north on 15th Street to Hwy 20 and east on Hwy 20 back to 27th Street. 27th Street Sewer Line Project information:
  • Neff Road and 27th Street intersection closed for signal repairs and paving work, flagging and possible detours, 5 p.m. – 6:30 a.m., 5/14/17 – 5/15/17.
  • The Forum Drive and 27th Street intersection signal is turned off.  Left turns are not available and east-west traffic on Forum across 27th Street is closed.  Follow detour signs.


 Ongoing closures:


  • OB Riley Road, southbound lane south of Mervin Samples Road, will be closed for sewer improvements beginning next week.  One-way northbound OB Riley Road traffic will be maintained. (Local southbound access to businesses north of the Sawyer Park entrance will be maintained.) Southbound traffic on OB Riley should use alternate routes at Empire Avenue.  Project completion expected December 2017. Info:
  • South Third Street between Wilson Avenue and Powers Road, single lane closures for the Third Street Sidewalk Improvement Project, 5 a.m. – 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Completion is anticipated in July, 2017.
  • South Third Street between Wilson Avenue and Powers Road, on a limited basis, single lane closures and flagging at signalized intersections for the Third Street Sidewalk Improvement Project, 11 p.m. – 5 a.m. Completion is anticipated in July, 2017.
  • Downtown: The City of Bend will be upgrading ADA curb ramps downtown through the end of May, expect lane closures and sidewalk detours, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily:
    • Intersection of Wall Street and Newport Avenue, 4/26/17 – 5/25/17
    • Intersection of Bond Street and Greenwood Avenue, 4/26/17 – 5/25/17
    • Roundabout at Industrial Way and Bond/Wall Street, 5/1/17 – 5/31/17
  • NW Riverside Boulevard, full road closure from NW Tumalo Avenue to NW Congress Street, closed weekdays for a waterline replacement project. Anticipated completion is end of June. This section of NW Riverside will be open to local traffic only with detours clearly marked for thru traffic. Motorists are encouraged to avoid this area and use NW Riverside Boulevard north of Tumalo Avenue, Bond Street and Wall Street. For project and detour information:


 Work schedules are dependent on weather conditions and other factors.


Visit for information about the 2017 Street Preservation and Maintenance Program.


Visit for an interactive map and information about City of Bend infrastructure projects.


Contact: Kyle Thomas, Construction Manager


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