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Introducing Oscar the Oscillator

Sep 13, 2022 | News and Alerts

Oscar Intro

Oscar the Oscillator will help build an earthquake-ready Abernethy Bridge.

The world’s most powerful steel casing oscillator, affectionally nicknamed Oscar, has arrived in the US.

Oscar will help make the Abernethy Bridge earthquake-resilient and ensure I-205 is a lifeline route after a disaster.

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Latest News

Weekly Construction Update: September 24 – October 1, 2022

Sep 23, 2022 | News and Alerts

OR 99E north single lane overnight closures 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 27 through Thursday, Sept. 29. OR 43 NB single lane closure through Dec. 2022. Clackamette Drive single lane …

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Weekly Construction Update: September 17 – September 24, 2022

Sep 16, 2022 | News and Alerts

I-205 north and south intermittent single lane closures for restriping and median work from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19 through Thursday, Sept. 22. OR 43 north single lane closure …

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Weekly Construction Update: September 10 – September 17, 2022

Sep 09, 2022 | News and Alerts

OR 99E intermittent single lane closures on Monday, Sept. 12 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. OR 99E will remain open for travel. I-205 northbound/southbound late night partial lane closures starting at …

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Women Leading the I-205 Improvements Project

Aug 08, 2022 | News and Alerts

Image L-R: Arti O'Brien,  President, Advanced Government Services, Inc ; Monique Allen,  President, ACMS Northwest, LLC ; Bridge Wallis,  Project Engineer, Kiewit ; Della D. Mosier, P.E.,  Deputy …

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Weekly Construction Update: August 13–August 20, 2022

Aug 07, 2022 | News and Alerts

Intermittent slow downs on I-205 Southbound near Exit 10 on Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21 from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. for tree trimming. The following traffic impacts have been …

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Weekly Construction Update: August 6–August 13, 2022

Aug 06, 2022 | News and Alerts

Nighttime closure of I-205 off-ramp at exit 8 to OR 43 August 9 at 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. August 10. Nighttime single lane closure on I-205 northbound August 9 at 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. …

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Community Leaders Celebrate Groundbreaking of I-205 Abernethy Bridge Project to Increase Safety and Seismic Resiliency —  Oregon’s largest interstate investment project in 45 years

Jul 22, 2022 | News and Alerts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  July 22, 2022 Contact:  Jenny Cherrytree jenny.cherrytree@odot.oregon.gov 503-307-3729   PORTLAND — The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), …

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ODOT breaks ground on the I-205 Abernethy Bridge

Jul 08, 2022 | News and Alerts

Rendering of the Abernethy Bridge and planned temporary work bridge. The first phase of the I-205 Improvements Project begins construction this month and crews will initially work around the …

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New Bridge Underway!

Jul 05, 2022 | News and Alerts

Under the Abernethy Bridge on the West Linn side crews prepare the construction access road to the river from OR 43. Construction for the first phase of the I-205 Improvements Project is …

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Jon Storm Parking Lot will be Closed Beginning May 31

May 18, 2022 | News and Alerts

Aerial photo of the Abernethy Bridge and the Jon Storm Park. We are in the final steps of awarding a construction contract to Kiewit Infrastructure West for work on the Abernethy Bridge …

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ODOT Selects Construction Contractor for I-205 Improvements Project

May 10, 2022 | News and Alerts

Improvements planned for the project’s first phase. Please find May’s newsletter below: ODOT has issued a Notice of Intent to Award to Kiewit Infrastructure West, which means the …

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Investing in safer connections for those who walk and roll

Mar 03, 2022 | News and Alerts

Oregon City illustration of I-205 area improvements for people walking or rolling.

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I-205 Improvements Project Improves Safety, and Creates Earthquake-Ready Bridges, and Business Opportunities

Feb 08, 2022 | News and Alerts

The I-205 Improvements Project is currently seeking contractor bids to construct the first phase of the project, creating an earthquake-ready Abernethy Bridge and improving safety and operations in …

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I-205 Improvements Project Brings Community Enhancemen

Jan 27, 2022 | News and Alerts

The overall project is intended to reduce congestion and crashes, while also making travel times shorter and more predictable. Project improvements will also allow I-205 to remain open and passable …

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