Rural Curve Warning Sign Installation Project

Updated and enhanced curve warning signs will be installed on 18 rural county arterial and collector roads over 36 miles.

Status

Project in design phase.

Updated: Jan. 25, 2021

These safety improvements are expected to provide:

  • 20–35% reduction in fatal and serious injury-causing crashes from adding curve warning signs 

The traffic safety team has assessed and determined proper curve advisory speeds to post along each road segment where curve warning signs will be installed.

For more information on curve warning signs, read the ODOT Fact Sheet on Updated Curve Warning Signs

Why

To provide a safer roadway for all users and to reduce crashes.

Schedule

The county began the design phase in February 2020. Installation of safety signs to start fall 2021. The project is expected to be complete by winter 2021.

Traffic impacts

Minor and intermittent lane closures for sign installation may be needed at some locations.

Current activities

  • Project design

Funding

  • Project estimate $250,000.
  • Funding is provided from the  County Road Fund and HB 2017 Funds. 
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