The Oregon Department of Transportation has been working to repair the I-5 connector bridge in Cottage Grove. The next stage in this project is to replace the bridge surface and pave approaching road. To do this they are closing the road for 10 days.
It is estimated that the road closure to start on May 1, but the work is weather dependent and the schedule may change.
I-5 Travelers Should Plan Ahead
During the closure there are alternate routes and detours for passenger cars and freight trucks.
About the I-5 Project
This I-5 construction project includes:
- Repairing the concrete bridge deck and installing a protective overlay to prevent future damage.
- Building ADA compliant access ramps at each corner of the bridge.
- Repairing and strengthening the bridge abutments on both ends, where the road meets the bridge.
- Installing new guardrails to meet current standards.
Learn more by visiting the project webpage.
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