Clatsop County crews will begin road striping in the Westport area and proceed to Knappa. The road crews will be working in the following areas: in Hamlet at the Hill Road Bridge and on John Day River Road hauling bank stabilization material.

Roadside mowing will occur in Westport, Svensen and Lewis & Clark.

Ziak Gnat Creek Lane remains closed to through traffic from mile posts 2.5 to 3.75 through Aug. 18 for waterline replacement. Traffic will be limited to local residents who live between the those mile posts.

Bergerson Construction will be working on the Lewis & Clark Netel Bridge through the end of August.

For information, call Ted Mclean at (503) 791-2907.

Also next week the Oregon Department of Transportation will continue work on the Astoria 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 above and below the bridge deck. There will be a 35 mph speed limit, and flaggers will control single lane traffic. Lane delays of up to 20 minutes will be allowed anytime on weekdays and weekends. 

In addition, solar powered navigation lights will be installed on the southern side of the Astoria Bridge from mile posts 2.84 to 3.40 on the steel above the bridge deck. Flaggers will control single lane traffic, and lane delays of up to 20 minutes will be allowed anytime on weekdays.

On Oregon Highway 202 (Nehalem Highway), a crew will work on a project that consists of replacing the Nehalem River (Banzer) bridge just east of the junction with Oregon Highway 103 (Fish Hawk Highway).

Work will include construction of the concrete columns and bents for the new bridge along with construction of the new stream banks. Traffic has been switched to the new side of the bridge and roadway alignment. Temporary traffic signals will control single lane traffic through the project area along the new roadway alignment 24 hours a day. Flaggers will control single lane traffic. Delays of up to 20 minutes can be expected.

On U.S. Highway 30, from mile posts 60.74 to 69.95, there will be sidewalk and ramp improvements and U.S. Highway 30 will be repaved in Clatskanie. Permanent signing installation, construction of the bike path, and landscaping are also scheduled. Work is ongoing on the traffic signals at the intersection of Nehalem Street with U.S. Highway 30. Flaggers will control single lane traffic, but at least one lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction during daytime hours for the majority of the work. Some short delays are possible.