Next week contractors will be working on Lewis and Clark and Logan roads doing preparatory work for the upcoming pavement overlay project. County crews will be excavating on Aldrich Point and Wadsworth roads and grading rock roads in the Knappa area. A crew will be pothole patching in the Astoria and Jewell areas. Weather permitting, herbicide application will continue.

For information, contact Clatsop County Public Works at (503) 325-8631.

Also next week, the Oregon Department of Transportation will continue work on the Astoria-Megler Bridge. The project involves recoating the steel on the northern side of the Columbia River bridge along U.S. 101 north of Astoria.

The scheduled work includes coating structural steel underneath the bridge deck. A 35 mph speed limit through the construction zone will be maintained for the duration of the project. Flaggers will control single lane traffic during construction activities as required. In April and May, lane delays will be allowed anytime on weekdays starting Sunday at midnight through 6 p.m. Friday. Expect delays of up to 20 minutes during the daytime and drive through the area with caution. 

On Oregon Highway 53, a crew will be working at the Necanicum River Bridge, milepost 0.06 to milepost 0.18. This project consists of replacing a bridge just south of the junction with U.S. Highway 26.

The scheduled work includes installation of the temporary detour road. Flaggers will control single lane traffic during construction activities as required. Expect delays of up to 20 minutes during the daytime and drive through the area with caution.  

Work will also continue on a project consisting of rebuilding and repaving the roadway on U.S. Highway 101 in the area between the south end of Tillamook and Farmer Creek Road. 

The scheduled work includes installation of a new concrete deck overlay on the Trask River Bridge at mile post 67.98. Flaggers will control single lane traffic during construction activities as required. Expect delays of up to 20 minutes and drive through the area with caution. 

For information, call 5-1-1 or go to (www.tripcheck.com) or (www.odotproject.info)

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