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Foothill Road Improvement Project: Hillcrest Road to McAndrews Road (STA1825)

The City received a $3 million federal grant and a $10 million Oregon Transportation Infrastructure Bank loan for this $13 million project to widen Foothill Road from Hillcrest Road to E. McAndrews Road.

March 2018:
The plan set is currently 30% complete and will be submitted to Oregon Department of Transportation for review. Property appraisals that are needed for right-of-way acquisition are scheduled to be delivered by May 2018. Right-of-way acquisition will begin immediately thereafter. Staff is working with utility companies to determine cost and schedule for facility relocations.  

July 2018:
The final design plan preparation continues on this project. Public Works has received appraisals for right-of-way acquisition and negotiations will begin immediately. A Type II Land Use permit filed with Jackson County has reached the completeness milestone with final approval expected in September 2018.  Staff is working with utilities to determine cost and schedule for facility relocations.

October 2018:
Final design plan preparation continues with this project. Public Works has received appraisals for right-of-way acquisition and negotiations have begun. To date, three of nine properties needed to build the project have been acquired.  A Type II Land Use permit filed with Jackson County has been tentatively approved and is scheduled for final approval at the end of September 2018. The contract for wetland permitting with consultant is being finalized. The project is currently scheduled to be advertised for bids April 2019.   

December 2018:
Final design plan preparation continues with this project. To date, five of nine properties needed to build the project have been acquired. The Type II Land Use permit is approved. The contract for wetland permitting with Consultant is being finalized. Project is currently scheduled to be advertised for bids July 2019.

March 2019:
Final design plan preparation continues.  Property acquisition activities continue as do utility conflict coordination. Stormwater management plan has been completed and has been paired with joint-permit application for wetland filling.  Wetland consultant, Terra Science, now under contract and performing wetland fill permitting activities. Project currently scheduled to be advertised for bids December 2019.  


 
Foothill-Hillcrest to McAndrews Map
 
July 2019:
The City's wetland consultant, Terra Science, is performing environmental permitting as needed to construct street improvements from McAndrews Road to Hillcrest Road.  Right of way acquisition is nearly complete and Certification by Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) is expected October 2019.  Currently coordinating with utilities to schedule facility relocation, as needed.  Sixty percent (60%) plan review scheduled for August 2019.   

STA1825

Project Details

Start Date:
9/16/2015
Est. Completion Date:
12/31/2020
Project Status:
Design
Contact Name:
Public Works Engineering
Contact Phone:
(541) 774-2100
Contact Email:

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