Central Point and New Era Intersection Realignment

Realign Central Point Road along the northbound and southbound approaches to New Era Road. Flashing red lights will also be attached to the stop signs.

Status

Project is in construction phase.

Updated: Aug. 23, 2021

Why

To improve the safety of the intersection by eliminating the intersection skew, improving intersection sight distance and improving stop sign visibility.

Schedule

Construction June to Dec. 2021

Traffic impacts

The intersection is scheduled to be completely closed to through traffic for up to 8 weeks between Sept. 1 and Oct. 25, 2021. Electronic message boards will provide 1 week notification of the closure to local traffic. During the closure vehicles will be directed to use an alternate route. Traffic flaggers and signs will direct traffic during the entire construction period.

Current activities

  • Construction started June 7

Funding

  • Project estimate is $1.6 million
  • Funding is provided from County Road Funds including State 2017 Safety Fund.
 
Contact
Department Staff
Stan Monte
Project Manager
503-742-4678
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