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ODOT Region 2 JTA Projects

House Bill 2001, also known as the Oregon Jobs and Transportation Act, is the transportation funding plan adopted by the 2009 Legislature. This site contains information on the following JTA projects within ODOT Region 2:

Beltline Highway at Delta Highway (Eugene/Springfield)

The project is expected to alleviate congestion and unsafe conditions in the Beltline Highway corridor, particularly at the interchange of Beltline Highway (OR 569) and Delta Highway (Lane County road), through the use of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). 

US101/OR6 Traffic Improvement Project (Tillamook)

The project is located in Tillamook County where State Highway 6 and U.S. Highway 101 come together in historic downtown Tillamook. The project will be designed to improve the safety and operations of these two highways as they converge. The project will also make the downtown intersections more efficient for those traveling through downtown and safer for everyone. 

Highway 99W Newberg Dundee Bypass

This project is located near the Oregon 99W corridor, where the highway passes through Newberg and Dundee in eastern Yamhill County. The project will provide an alternate route for local commuter and freight traffic around the congestion in Dundee and south Newberg, reducing the number of vehicles using Oregon 99W. 

I-5 at Beltline (Eugene/Springfield)

This modernization project has been divided into smaller sections to make it easier to construct parts of the project as funding becomes available. Remaining work will continue to modernize the interchange, which serves interstate, regional, and local traffic to the surrounding residential and commercial centers.

I-5 at Kuebler Interchange (Salem)

This project will upgrade the existing interchange to support the area’s planned expansion by adding an additional loop ramp and modifying the eastbound to southbound ramp and the existing southbound off ramp. 

I-5 at Mill Creek (Salem)

The Mill Creek Corporate Center (MCCC) is a partnership between the State of Oregon and the City of Salem to create a major employment center on agricultural land previously owned by the Oregon Department of Corrections in Southeast Salem.

Woodburn Interchange and Transit Facility

The project will improve the existing interchange and add a transit facility to improve traffic flow and safety and promote economic development in Woodburn and the surrounding area.

 

Region 2 JTA Project News

Bypass work full-bore By Nicole Montesano, News-Register - September 19, 2014
ODOT spokesman Lou Torres said that contractors have been pushing hard to get much of the excavation and dirt-moving done before the rainy season begins. On the south end of Dundee, where contractors are creating the massive fishhook intersection, Torres said, work will continue for the next couple of years, with residents continuing to see a lot of heavy equipment on the roadways.“Folks who live on that side of Dundee are going to see a lot of construction for the next couple of years, and also the folks in the south part of Newberg, are going to see a lot of work picking up as well,” he said.
 
The major shift of traffic at the Woodburn Interchange scheduled for September 16 ODOT News Release - September 8, 2014

The final major shift of traffic from the south side to north side of the Woodburn Interchange is scheduled to occur during the evening of Tuesday, September 16. The traffic shift is to accommodate construction activity that will begin on the south side of the road.  On September 16, traffic will be shifted on to the newly widened and paved north side of OR 214.

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Traffic to begin shift to north side of OR 214 at Woodburn Interchange - August 29, 2014

Starting on September 4, traffic traveling in both directions on OR 214 (Newberg Hwy) east of the Woodburn Interchange between Broughton Way and Lawson Road will shift to the north side of the road as part of the interchange project.  The traffic shift is to accommodate construction activity that will begin on the south side of the road.

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Woodburn Interchange hits 'key landmark' with ramp opening By Tyler Francke, Woodburn Independent - August 6, 2014

New permanent southbound I-5 off-ramp opens to traffic this week; $70M project still ahead of schedule

The ongoing Woodburn Interchange Project is set to clear another lap — ahead of schedule.

At 5 a.m. Wednesday, the interchange’s new permanent southbound Interstate 5 off-ramp was set to open to traffic. The opening marks the first of six new ramps that will be constructed as part of the $70 million capital project.

“We’re hitting a real key landmark here,” said Lou Torres, a spokesman for the Oregon Department of Transportation. “This is a real milestone for the project.”

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Contract Awarded and Truck Traffic Increasing in Dundee - August 5, 2014

Neighbors and travelers on OR 99W will begin noticing more construction on the bypass in late July. Hamilton Construction was awarded the contract to build the portion of the project from Chehalem Creek to the connection with OR 99W on the southwest side of Dundee. This includes six of the ten bridges that will be built for the project. Materials and equipment will be hauled in over the next few years as bridges, stormwater facilities, and roadbeds are built.

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Upcoming Traffic Change - August 4, 2014

New permanent I-5 southbound off ramp to open at the Woodburn Interchange

The new permanent southbound I-5 off ramp at the Woodburn Interchange (Exit 271) is scheduled to open on Wednesday, August 6 at 5 a.m. 

The following traffic movements will occur with the opening of the new ramp:

  • Westbound traffic coming off of the new ramp will make a right turn using the new alignment on the north side of OR 219;
  • Southbound ramp traffic turning eastbound will continue to use the old alignment; and
  • West bound traffic will split from eastbound traffic coming off of the bridge and use the new alignment as well.  
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Five Woodburn nonagenarians watch construction for fun By Carol McAlice Currie, Statesman Journal - July 21, 2014

Don't call this small cluster of ninetysomethings "seniors." They prefer to be called the "Sidewalk Superintendents."

Each weekday morning, and some afternoons when weather permits, five gentlemen who live a contented life at the Cascade Park Retirement Community deliberately make their way in motorized scooters or with their walkers to a shady spot on the sidewalk of Highway 214 in Woodburn.

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Construction updates - June 26, 2014
  • Country Club Road re-opened ahead of schedule on Wednesday, June 25th.
  • The I-5 northbound turn lane will re-open late Thursday or early Friday morning.

Thank you for your patience during these closures.

Three-day closure planned for Country Club Rd. [Woodburn Interchange] - June 23, 2014

Country Club Road north of the intersection with OR 214 (Newberg Hwy) in Woodburn,
will be closed to traffic beginning at 6:00 a.m. Monday, June 23 and tentatively reopening at 6:00 a.m. Thursday, June 26. Work is anticipated to take three days, but the closure may continue for a fourth day if additional time is required to complete the work. Detour map below.

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Next bypass contract has opened for bids; Kerr Contractors hired for separate OR 99W repaving project - June 10, 2014

ODOT has opened bids for the next portion of work on the Newberg-Dundee Bypass Phase 1. A new contractor will be on board late this summer to focus work on the Dundee portion of the project.

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