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Weekly Road and Traffic Report

Post Date:06/09/2017 12:55 PM

Weekly Road and Traffic Report

Special Events:

  • Dirty Half Marathon will start and finish on Lolo Drive at Ruffwear from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. on 6/11/17. Flaggers will be stationed at the intersection of Northwest Crossing Drive and Skyliners Road. Lolo Drive will be closed between Northwest Crossing Drive and Northwest York Drive.
  • USAT Duathlon will start and finish at Summit High School on Clearwater Drive from 5 a.m. – 5 p.m. on 6/17/17 and 5 a.m. – 12 p.m. on 6/18/17. Impacted areas:
    • NW Crossing Drive from Skyliners Road to Crosby Drive will be closed
    • Crosby Drive from Skyliners Drive to Discovery Park Drive will be closed
    • Elwood Lane & Langley Place from Skyliners Road to Crosby Drive will be closed
    • Lolo Drive from York Drive to Crossing Drive will have westbound lane closed
    • Clearwater Drive between York Drive intersections will have eastbound lane closed


For the week of: 

June 12 – 17


  • City of Bend 2017 Street Preservation chip sealing begins June 13. Expect lane and road closures with detours and flagging. Expect traffic delays. Info:
    • Portland Avenue from Wall Street to Ninth Street, 6/13/17 – 6/16/17, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    • Boyd Acres Road from Butler Market Road to Morningstar Drive, 6/13/17 – 6/16/17, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    • Neff Road from 27th Street to Eagle Road, 6/13/17 – 6/16/17, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Neff Road and Purcell Boulevard intersection area for utility relocation work, lane closures, daytime and nighttime, 6/12/17 – 6/16/17.
  • Neff Road between Purcell Boulevard and Williamson Boulevard for utility relocation, single lane closures with flagging, 6/12/17 – 6/13/17, 7:30 p.m. – 6:30 a.m.
  • Third Street/Highway 20 between Division Street and OB Riley Road, single lane closure for northbound traffic. Lane closure will begin on Thursday, June 15, and will be an ongoing closure for 4-6 weeks.  Expect delays especially during peak travel times.  Project completion expected December 2017. Info:


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:
  • The Medical Center Drive and 27th Street intersection signal is turned off.  Left turns are not available and East-West traffic on across 27th Street is closed.  Follow detour signs.



Ongoing closures:


  • OB Riley Road, south of Mervin Samples Road, southbound lane will continue to be closed this week for sewer improvements.  One-way northbound OB Riley Road traffic will be maintained.  Southbound traffic on OB Riley should use alternate routes at Empire Avenue.  Project completion expected December 2017. Info:
  • Butler Market Road, west of Fourth Street, ongoing bike lane and sidewalk closures on the south side of the road. A pedestrian detour is in place and bikes should expect to share the travel lane with cars.  Project completion expected December 2017. Info:
  • South Third Street between Wilson Avenue and Reed Lane, single lane closures for southbound traffic only for the Third Street Sidewalk Improvement Project, 5 a.m. – 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Completion is anticipated in August, 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 anticipated in August, 2017.
  • 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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