Old Highway 30 at Knappa High School will be closed from noon to 2 p.m. today for the Knappa High School and Clatsop County Sheriff’s office “Every 15 Minutes” project.

For information, contact Clatsop County Public Works at 503-325-8631. This week, the Oregon Department of Transportation will continue work on the Astoria Bridge. The project involves recoating the steel above the bridge deck on the southern side of the Columbia River bridge along U.S. Highway 101 north of Astoria.

The scheduled work includes preparing and painting the bridge steel above 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 any time on weekdays and weekends. 

ODOT crews will also be replacing a culvert with a bridge along U.S. Highway 30 at Mill Creek, just east of Astoria between mile posts 94.42 and 95.11.

Work will include construction of the bridge and new roadway alignment. The access to the old Columbia River Highway located at the project site has been permanently closed. Flaggers will control single lane traffic. Expect delays of up to 20 minutes.

The Oregon State Police will be enforcing the speed limit through the work zones.

For information, call 511 or go to www.tripcheck .com or www.odotproject.info

Next week, Clatsop County crews will be maintaining drainage ditches and replacing a culvert on Northrup Road at mile post 2.2, maintaining drainage ditches and shoulders on Keller, Maki and Svensen Market roads and Hillcrest Loop and doing reconstruction work on Burnside Loop.


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