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Road Maintenance Projects

Bridge Maintenance

Our 186 bridges are inspected every 2 years and through those inspections we sometimes find repair and maintenance work that needs to be done to preserve the bridge structure and keep it safe for travelers. That work often includes bridge scour projects, either removing excess soil from stream channels or replacing soil around foundations that has been washed away during high water events.

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Boardman Avenue

Project description: Culvert maintenance work was done during the 2019 in-water work period, and the culvert which carries Boardman Creek under Boardman Avenue was found to be in good condition. However, Boardman Avenue is experiencing undermining due to complications associated with drainage of Boardman Creek. In 2020, we will repair existing undermining of Boardman Avenue and improve drainage and habitat on the north side of Boardman Avenue along Boardman Creek. The 1-2 week long construction project includes installing a concrete footing and headwall around the outfall end of the Boardman Creek culvert, installing boulders as additional protection, excavation of sediment and debris to assist with drainage, and riparian planting along Boardman Creek.

Updated: 01-08-2019

Status: Site work is currently planned to begin on June 15, provided all permits and approvals are acquired

Schedule:

  • Project is planned to take up to two weeks

Contact: Devin Patterson, Project Manager, devinpat@clackamas.us or 503-742-4666

Things to be aware of:

  • There may be delays of up to 20 minutes, but a complete road closure is not anticipated. 

Current activities: 

  • Preparation of equipment and materials
  •  Acquiring all required permits and approvals from local, state and federal regulatory agencies

Funding: 

  • County Road Fund

You may be interested to know: 

  • This project is directly downstream of and connects with the Boardman Wetland Project
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Milk Creek

Project description: Repair erosion and undermining on the western bridge footing, repair erosion along the Highway 211 road embankment and perform grading work. The existing bridge, built in 1958, is experiencing undermining along the western bridge footing as well as along the State Highway road embankment. The 2-3 week long construction project includes installing a temporary access road, installing large wood and boulders to protect the bridge and state highway and to improve habitat, stream channel grading and riparian area planting.

Updated: 01-08-2019

Status: Site work will begin as soon as all permits and approvals are acquired and when stream levels are conducive to in-water work

Schedule:

  • Project is currently planned to start on July 15, 2020 but may start sooner pending appropriate regulatory approvals

Contact: Devin Patterson, Project Manager, devinpat@clackamas.us or 503-742-4666

Things to be aware of:

  • There may be delays of up to 20 minutes on Bonney Road and State Highway 211, but a complete closure is not anticipated 

Current activities: 

  • Preparation of equipment and materials
  • Acquiring all required permits and approvals from local, state and federal regulatory agencies

Funding: 

  • County Road Fund

You may be interested to know: 

  • The bridge is a critical life line for residents, as this is the sole access to several homes
  • Planned repair measures are the minimum necessary to assure protection of the western bridge abutment, road embankment, and overall stability of the bridge, Bonney Road and State Highway 211
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Still Creak

Project description: Repair erosion and undermining on the eastern bridge abutment. The existing bridge, built in 1971, is experiencing scour along the eastern bridge abutment. The 1-2 week long construction project includes installing a temporary access road and installing precast concrete panels and boulders along the affected abutment and road embankment.

Updated: 01-08-2019

Status: Site work will begin as soon as all permits and approvals are acquired and when stream levels are conducive to in-water work.

Schedule:

  • To be completed by February 15, 2020

Contact: Devin Patterson, Project Manager, devinpat@clackamas.us or 503-742-4666

Things to be aware of:

  • There may be delays of up to 20 minutes, but a complete closure is not anticipated. 

Current activities: 

  • Preparation of equipment and materials
  • Acquiring all required permits and approvals from local, state and federal regulatory agencies

Funding: 

  • County Road Fund

You may be interested to know: 

  • The bridge is a critical life line for residents, as this is the sole access to several homes
  • Planned repair measures are the minimum necessary to assure protection of the eastern bridge abutment, road embankment, and overall stability of the bridge and Still Creek Road
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Tickle Creek Bridge

Project Description: Install scour countermeasures along the southern bridge footing and upstream road embankment and perform channel grading work. The existing bridge, built in 1961, is experiencing erosion along the southern bridge footing as well as along the embankment upstream of the bridge. The 2-3 week long construction project includes installing a temporary access road, installing large wood and boulders to protect the bridge and embankment and to improve habitat, stream channel grading and riparian area planting. The bridge is in Boring, between Highway 211 and Kelso Road.

Updated: 02-06-2020

Status: Site work will occur after all required permits and approvals have been acquired and during the prescribed in-water work period of July 15-August 31, 2020.

Schedule:

  • Project is currently planned to start in July of 2020

Contact: Devin Patterson, Project Manager, devinpat@clackamas.us or 503-742-4666

Things to be aware of:

  • There may be delays of up to 20 minutes on Tickle Creek Road, but a complete closure is not anticipated

Current Activities:

  • Completion of project plans
  • Preparation of equipment and materials
  • Acquisition of all required permits and approvals from local, state and federal regulatory agencies

Funding:

  • County Road Fund
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Woodcock 2

Project description: Replace the existing bridge with a three-sided modular bridge. The existing bridge has experienced scour and undermining and repairs are not feasible as fish-passage law requirements cannot be met. The project includes installing temporary access roads, removing the existing bridge, installing a new bridge, grading, and installing riparian area plantings.

Updated: 01-09-2020

Status: Project is in plan development phase.

Schedule:

  • Construction is planned to start in June of 2021
  • To be completed by September 30, 2021

Contact: Devin Patterson, Project Manager, devinpat@clackamas.us or 503-742-4666

Things to be aware of:

  • There will be delays of up to 20 minutes, and a complete road closure is anticipated during bridge removal and replacement work

Current activities:

  • Development of 100% Plans & Specifications

Funding:

  • It is anticipated that grant funding will be applied for through the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board
  • Project will be supplemented by County Road Fund
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Woodcock

Project description: Stabilize the low-flow channel in Woodcock Creek upstream of Wright Road, stabilize the high-flow spillway and the Wright Road Bridge structure, and reduce flood risk on Woodcock Creek upstream and downstream of Wright Road. The “Dave Phillips Bridge” is experiencing erosion around the high-flow spillway and on both bridge abutments. Grading and drainage improvements are also necessary. The project includes installing temporary access roads, installing erosion countermeasures, introducing logs for habitat enhancement, grading the historic and high-flow channels, and installing riparian area plantings.

Updated: 01-09-20

Status: Site work will begin after all permits and approvals are acquired and during the in-water work window of June 1 to September 30, 2020

Schedule:

  • To be completed by September 30, 2020

Contact: Devin Patterson, Project Manager, devinpat@clackamas.us or 503-742-4666

Things to be aware of:

  • There may be delays of up to 20 minutes, but a complete road closure is not anticipated.

Current activities:

  • Completion of regulatory permit applications
  • Development of 100% Plans & Specifications

Funding:

  • County Road Fund
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422nd Avenue Bridge over Cedar Creek | Sandy, OR

  • What: Reset retaining wall blocks on the SE corner of the bridge along Firwood Creek.
  • Why: To prevent erosion and to stabilize wall blocks and road fill.

Casto Road Bridge over unnamed stream | Oregon City, OR

  • What: Remove remnants of an abandoned beaver dam on the upstream side of the bridge. 
  • Why: To assist with drainage and to keep the stream channel centered under the bridge.

Clackamas River Drive (culvert) over unnamed stream | Clackamas area, OR

  • What:  Extend and repair a retaining wall on a concrete culvert which carries an unnamed tributary of the Clackamas River under Clackamas River Drive.
  • Why:  During a storm event this past winter, a large tree fell and landed on the retaining wall on the culvert, damaging it significantly.

Folsom Road Bridge over unnamed, seasonal stream | Eagle Creek, OR

  • What: Excavate accumulated sediment and invasive species from the stream channel.
  • Why: To assist with drainage and to keep the stream channel centered under the bridge.

Heiple Road Bridge over Currin Creek | Eagle Creek, OR

  • What:  Excavate accumulated sediment and invasive species from the stream channel.
  • Why:  To assist with drainage and to keep the stream channel centered under the bridge.
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A chip seal is a coating of liquid asphalt and rock chips applied to the existing roadway to extend the life of the pavement. There are four steps in the chip sealing process – applying an oil patch to the most degraded areas, putting down the chip seal, sweeping up excess rock chips and fog sealing (applying a thin coat of asphalt on top of the chip seal).

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Though your street is in basically sound condition, it needs routine maintenance to protect it. Chip sealing, which is effective for 7-10 years, stops water from seeping through the surface and damaging the pavement and road base. It costs less to apply chip seal to the street surface than to fix the street base if it is damaged.

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Once oil patches are applied, they are allowed to cure for one-two weeks before the chip seal is added. The sweeping and fog sealing are done as soon as possible after the chip seal, usually within 1-2 days based upon weather and the availability of work crews. While the surface can be driven or walked on at any stage, after the process is complete it takes about two weeks before the chip seal is firmly set.

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If it is raining or if rain is in the forecast, we will assign our crews to other work for the day. Chip seal must go on a dry surface. That is also why we ask that you make sure any sprinklers are turned off beginning at midnight the night before the chip seal work is scheduled.

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You will receive a notice at your door a few days ahead of time. If it does rain, work may be delayed.

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Please move your car off the street from the time the chip sealing begins to the completion of the fog sealing process – a period of approximately 2-3 days. You will always be able to drive through the area, but the entire street surface must be available for the work crews. Please also let family, friends and delivery people know not to park their vehicle on the street during that time period. If a vehicle is left on the street, we try to find the owner, but delays cost tax money. Therefore, cars not moved by the time the work begins will be towed at the owner's expense. If your car is towed, contact the Sheriff's Office, 503-655-8441.

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Contact for Bridge Maintenance
Department Staff
Shane Abbott
Transportation Maintenance Supervisor
503-650-3218

Pavement Rehabilitation

Pavement rehabilitation includes treatments that extend the life of an existing road surface such as surface sealants, patching short spans of roadway and asphalt paving. These proactive measures add structure to the road, remedy pavement distresses, and maintain a road's condition to defer full reconstruction further in the future.

This year's scheduled pavement preservation projects includes over 24.5 miles of roads in unincorporated Clackamas County, including the following large projects.

Clackamas River Drive area: 5 miles

  • 13300 Clackamas Rive Drive to Carver Bridge/S Springwater Road

Beavercreek/Colton area: 18 miles

  • Lower Highland Road: Beavercreek Road to Upper Highland Road
  • Upper Highland Road: Beavecreek Road to Highway 211
  • Ferguson Road: Beavercreek Road to dead end (1 mile north of Henrici Road)
  • Carus Road: Beavercreek Road to Lower Highland Road
 

Remaining road paving work: 7.5 miles

Our crews will repair short spans of roadway throughout the county, including:

  • digging out and repaving rough pavement
  • sealing cracks
  • repairing slides
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Boardman Avenue

Project description: Culvert maintenance work was done during the 2019 in-water work period, and the culvert which carries Boardman Creek under Boardman Avenue was found to be in good condition. However, Boardman Avenue is experiencing undermining due to complications associated with drainage of Boardman Creek. In 2020, we will repair existing undermining of Boardman Avenue and improve drainage and habitat on the north side of Boardman Avenue along Boardman Creek. The 1-2 week long construction project includes installing a concrete footing and headwall around the outfall end of the Boardman Creek culvert, installing boulders as additional protection, excavation of sediment and debris to assist with drainage, and riparian planting along Boardman Creek.

Updated: 01-08-2019

Status: Site work is currently planned to begin on June 15, provided all permits and approvals are acquired

Schedule:

  • Project is planned to take up to two weeks

Contact: Devin Patterson, Project Manager, devinpat@clackamas.us or 503-742-4666

Things to be aware of:

  • There may be delays of up to 20 minutes, but a complete road closure is not anticipated. 

Current activities: 

  • Preparation of equipment and materials
  •  Acquiring all required permits and approvals from local, state and federal regulatory agencies

Funding: 

  • County Road Fund

You may be interested to know: 

  • This project is directly downstream of and connects with the Boardman Wetland Project
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Milk Creek

Project description: Repair erosion and undermining on the western bridge footing, repair erosion along the Highway 211 road embankment and perform grading work. The existing bridge, built in 1958, is experiencing undermining along the western bridge footing as well as along the State Highway road embankment. The 2-3 week long construction project includes installing a temporary access road, installing large wood and boulders to protect the bridge and state highway and to improve habitat, stream channel grading and riparian area planting.

Updated: 01-08-2019

Status: Site work will begin as soon as all permits and approvals are acquired and when stream levels are conducive to in-water work

Schedule:

  • Project is currently planned to start on July 15, 2020 but may start sooner pending appropriate regulatory approvals

Contact: Devin Patterson, Project Manager, devinpat@clackamas.us or 503-742-4666

Things to be aware of:

  • There may be delays of up to 20 minutes on Bonney Road and State Highway 211, but a complete closure is not anticipated 

Current activities: 

  • Preparation of equipment and materials
  • Acquiring all required permits and approvals from local, state and federal regulatory agencies

Funding: 

  • County Road Fund

You may be interested to know: 

  • The bridge is a critical life line for residents, as this is the sole access to several homes
  • Planned repair measures are the minimum necessary to assure protection of the western bridge abutment, road embankment, and overall stability of the bridge, Bonney Road and State Highway 211
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Still Creak

Project description: Repair erosion and undermining on the eastern bridge abutment. The existing bridge, built in 1971, is experiencing scour along the eastern bridge abutment. The 1-2 week long construction project includes installing a temporary access road and installing precast concrete panels and boulders along the affected abutment and road embankment.

Updated: 01-08-2019

Status: Site work will begin as soon as all permits and approvals are acquired and when stream levels are conducive to in-water work.

Schedule:

  • To be completed by February 15, 2020

Contact: Devin Patterson, Project Manager, devinpat@clackamas.us or 503-742-4666

Things to be aware of:

  • There may be delays of up to 20 minutes, but a complete closure is not anticipated. 

Current activities: 

  • Preparation of equipment and materials
  • Acquiring all required permits and approvals from local, state and federal regulatory agencies

Funding: 

  • County Road Fund

You may be interested to know: 

  • The bridge is a critical life line for residents, as this is the sole access to several homes
  • Planned repair measures are the minimum necessary to assure protection of the eastern bridge abutment, road embankment, and overall stability of the bridge and Still Creek Road
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Tickle Creek Bridge

Project Description: Install scour countermeasures along the southern bridge footing and upstream road embankment and perform channel grading work. The existing bridge, built in 1961, is experiencing erosion along the southern bridge footing as well as along the embankment upstream of the bridge. The 2-3 week long construction project includes installing a temporary access road, installing large wood and boulders to protect the bridge and embankment and to improve habitat, stream channel grading and riparian area planting. The bridge is in Boring, between Highway 211 and Kelso Road.

Updated: 02-06-2020

Status: Site work will occur after all required permits and approvals have been acquired and during the prescribed in-water work period of July 15-August 31, 2020.

Schedule:

  • Project is currently planned to start in July of 2020

Contact: Devin Patterson, Project Manager, devinpat@clackamas.us or 503-742-4666

Things to be aware of:

  • There may be delays of up to 20 minutes on Tickle Creek Road, but a complete closure is not anticipated

Current Activities:

  • Completion of project plans
  • Preparation of equipment and materials
  • Acquisition of all required permits and approvals from local, state and federal regulatory agencies

Funding:

  • County Road Fund
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Woodcock 2

Project description: Replace the existing bridge with a three-sided modular bridge. The existing bridge has experienced scour and undermining and repairs are not feasible as fish-passage law requirements cannot be met. The project includes installing temporary access roads, removing the existing bridge, installing a new bridge, grading, and installing riparian area plantings.

Updated: 01-09-2020

Status: Project is in plan development phase.

Schedule:

  • Construction is planned to start in June of 2021
  • To be completed by September 30, 2021

Contact: Devin Patterson, Project Manager, devinpat@clackamas.us or 503-742-4666

Things to be aware of:

  • There will be delays of up to 20 minutes, and a complete road closure is anticipated during bridge removal and replacement work

Current activities:

  • Development of 100% Plans & Specifications

Funding:

  • It is anticipated that grant funding will be applied for through the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board
  • Project will be supplemented by County Road Fund
32806

Woodcock

Project description: Stabilize the low-flow channel in Woodcock Creek upstream of Wright Road, stabilize the high-flow spillway and the Wright Road Bridge structure, and reduce flood risk on Woodcock Creek upstream and downstream of Wright Road. The “Dave Phillips Bridge” is experiencing erosion around the high-flow spillway and on both bridge abutments. Grading and drainage improvements are also necessary. The project includes installing temporary access roads, installing erosion countermeasures, introducing logs for habitat enhancement, grading the historic and high-flow channels, and installing riparian area plantings.

Updated: 01-09-20

Status: Site work will begin after all permits and approvals are acquired and during the in-water work window of June 1 to September 30, 2020

Schedule:

  • To be completed by September 30, 2020

Contact: Devin Patterson, Project Manager, devinpat@clackamas.us or 503-742-4666

Things to be aware of:

  • There may be delays of up to 20 minutes, but a complete road closure is not anticipated.

Current activities:

  • Completion of regulatory permit applications
  • Development of 100% Plans & Specifications

Funding:

  • County Road Fund
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422nd Avenue Bridge over Cedar Creek | Sandy, OR

  • What: Reset retaining wall blocks on the SE corner of the bridge along Firwood Creek.
  • Why: To prevent erosion and to stabilize wall blocks and road fill.

Casto Road Bridge over unnamed stream | Oregon City, OR

  • What: Remove remnants of an abandoned beaver dam on the upstream side of the bridge. 
  • Why: To assist with drainage and to keep the stream channel centered under the bridge.

Clackamas River Drive (culvert) over unnamed stream | Clackamas area, OR

  • What:  Extend and repair a retaining wall on a concrete culvert which carries an unnamed tributary of the Clackamas River under Clackamas River Drive.
  • Why:  During a storm event this past winter, a large tree fell and landed on the retaining wall on the culvert, damaging it significantly.

Folsom Road Bridge over unnamed, seasonal stream | Eagle Creek, OR

  • What: Excavate accumulated sediment and invasive species from the stream channel.
  • Why: To assist with drainage and to keep the stream channel centered under the bridge.

Heiple Road Bridge over Currin Creek | Eagle Creek, OR

  • What:  Excavate accumulated sediment and invasive species from the stream channel.
  • Why:  To assist with drainage and to keep the stream channel centered under the bridge.
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A chip seal is a coating of liquid asphalt and rock chips applied to the existing roadway to extend the life of the pavement. There are four steps in the chip sealing process – applying an oil patch to the most degraded areas, putting down the chip seal, sweeping up excess rock chips and fog sealing (applying a thin coat of asphalt on top of the chip seal).

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Though your street is in basically sound condition, it needs routine maintenance to protect it. Chip sealing, which is effective for 7-10 years, stops water from seeping through the surface and damaging the pavement and road base. It costs less to apply chip seal to the street surface than to fix the street base if it is damaged.

30991

Once oil patches are applied, they are allowed to cure for one-two weeks before the chip seal is added. The sweeping and fog sealing are done as soon as possible after the chip seal, usually within 1-2 days based upon weather and the availability of work crews. While the surface can be driven or walked on at any stage, after the process is complete it takes about two weeks before the chip seal is firmly set.

30991

If it is raining or if rain is in the forecast, we will assign our crews to other work for the day. Chip seal must go on a dry surface. That is also why we ask that you make sure any sprinklers are turned off beginning at midnight the night before the chip seal work is scheduled.

30991

You will receive a notice at your door a few days ahead of time. If it does rain, work may be delayed.

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Please move your car off the street from the time the chip sealing begins to the completion of the fog sealing process – a period of approximately 2-3 days. You will always be able to drive through the area, but the entire street surface must be available for the work crews. Please also let family, friends and delivery people know not to park their vehicle on the street during that time period. If a vehicle is left on the street, we try to find the owner, but delays cost tax money. Therefore, cars not moved by the time the work begins will be towed at the owner's expense. If your car is towed, contact the Sheriff's Office, 503-655-8441.

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Contact for Pavement Rehabilitation
Department Staff
Paving Hotline
503-650-3744

Pavement Preservation

To extend the life of a road, surface treatments are applied the existing roadways throughout the county including slurry seal and chip seal.

A slurry seal is a coating of liquid asphalt; a chip seal is a coating of liquid asphalt and rock chips.

Chip Seal FAQ

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Boardman Avenue

Project description: Culvert maintenance work was done during the 2019 in-water work period, and the culvert which carries Boardman Creek under Boardman Avenue was found to be in good condition. However, Boardman Avenue is experiencing undermining due to complications associated with drainage of Boardman Creek. In 2020, we will repair existing undermining of Boardman Avenue and improve drainage and habitat on the north side of Boardman Avenue along Boardman Creek. The 1-2 week long construction project includes installing a concrete footing and headwall around the outfall end of the Boardman Creek culvert, installing boulders as additional protection, excavation of sediment and debris to assist with drainage, and riparian planting along Boardman Creek.

Updated: 01-08-2019

Status: Site work is currently planned to begin on June 15, provided all permits and approvals are acquired

Schedule:

  • Project is planned to take up to two weeks

Contact: Devin Patterson, Project Manager, devinpat@clackamas.us or 503-742-4666

Things to be aware of:

  • There may be delays of up to 20 minutes, but a complete road closure is not anticipated. 

Current activities: 

  • Preparation of equipment and materials
  •  Acquiring all required permits and approvals from local, state and federal regulatory agencies

Funding: 

  • County Road Fund

You may be interested to know: 

  • This project is directly downstream of and connects with the Boardman Wetland Project
32806

Milk Creek

Project description: Repair erosion and undermining on the western bridge footing, repair erosion along the Highway 211 road embankment and perform grading work. The existing bridge, built in 1958, is experiencing undermining along the western bridge footing as well as along the State Highway road embankment. The 2-3 week long construction project includes installing a temporary access road, installing large wood and boulders to protect the bridge and state highway and to improve habitat, stream channel grading and riparian area planting.

Updated: 01-08-2019

Status: Site work will begin as soon as all permits and approvals are acquired and when stream levels are conducive to in-water work

Schedule:

  • Project is currently planned to start on July 15, 2020 but may start sooner pending appropriate regulatory approvals

Contact: Devin Patterson, Project Manager, devinpat@clackamas.us or 503-742-4666

Things to be aware of:

  • There may be delays of up to 20 minutes on Bonney Road and State Highway 211, but a complete closure is not anticipated 

Current activities: 

  • Preparation of equipment and materials
  • Acquiring all required permits and approvals from local, state and federal regulatory agencies

Funding: 

  • County Road Fund

You may be interested to know: 

  • The bridge is a critical life line for residents, as this is the sole access to several homes
  • Planned repair measures are the minimum necessary to assure protection of the western bridge abutment, road embankment, and overall stability of the bridge, Bonney Road and State Highway 211
32806

Still Creak

Project description: Repair erosion and undermining on the eastern bridge abutment. The existing bridge, built in 1971, is experiencing scour along the eastern bridge abutment. The 1-2 week long construction project includes installing a temporary access road and installing precast concrete panels and boulders along the affected abutment and road embankment.

Updated: 01-08-2019

Status: Site work will begin as soon as all permits and approvals are acquired and when stream levels are conducive to in-water work.

Schedule:

  • To be completed by February 15, 2020

Contact: Devin Patterson, Project Manager, devinpat@clackamas.us or 503-742-4666

Things to be aware of:

  • There may be delays of up to 20 minutes, but a complete closure is not anticipated. 

Current activities: 

  • Preparation of equipment and materials
  • Acquiring all required permits and approvals from local, state and federal regulatory agencies

Funding: 

  • County Road Fund

You may be interested to know: 

  • The bridge is a critical life line for residents, as this is the sole access to several homes
  • Planned repair measures are the minimum necessary to assure protection of the eastern bridge abutment, road embankment, and overall stability of the bridge and Still Creek Road
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Tickle Creek Bridge

Project Description: Install scour countermeasures along the southern bridge footing and upstream road embankment and perform channel grading work. The existing bridge, built in 1961, is experiencing erosion along the southern bridge footing as well as along the embankment upstream of the bridge. The 2-3 week long construction project includes installing a temporary access road, installing large wood and boulders to protect the bridge and embankment and to improve habitat, stream channel grading and riparian area planting. The bridge is in Boring, between Highway 211 and Kelso Road.

Updated: 02-06-2020

Status: Site work will occur after all required permits and approvals have been acquired and during the prescribed in-water work period of July 15-August 31, 2020.

Schedule:

  • Project is currently planned to start in July of 2020

Contact: Devin Patterson, Project Manager, devinpat@clackamas.us or 503-742-4666

Things to be aware of:

  • There may be delays of up to 20 minutes on Tickle Creek Road, but a complete closure is not anticipated

Current Activities:

  • Completion of project plans
  • Preparation of equipment and materials
  • Acquisition of all required permits and approvals from local, state and federal regulatory agencies

Funding:

  • County Road Fund
32806

Woodcock 2

Project description: Replace the existing bridge with a three-sided modular bridge. The existing bridge has experienced scour and undermining and repairs are not feasible as fish-passage law requirements cannot be met. The project includes installing temporary access roads, removing the existing bridge, installing a new bridge, grading, and installing riparian area plantings.

Updated: 01-09-2020

Status: Project is in plan development phase.

Schedule:

  • Construction is planned to start in June of 2021
  • To be completed by September 30, 2021

Contact: Devin Patterson, Project Manager, devinpat@clackamas.us or 503-742-4666

Things to be aware of:

  • There will be delays of up to 20 minutes, and a complete road closure is anticipated during bridge removal and replacement work

Current activities:

  • Development of 100% Plans & Specifications

Funding:

  • It is anticipated that grant funding will be applied for through the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board
  • Project will be supplemented by County Road Fund
32806

Woodcock

Project description: Stabilize the low-flow channel in Woodcock Creek upstream of Wright Road, stabilize the high-flow spillway and the Wright Road Bridge structure, and reduce flood risk on Woodcock Creek upstream and downstream of Wright Road. The “Dave Phillips Bridge” is experiencing erosion around the high-flow spillway and on both bridge abutments. Grading and drainage improvements are also necessary. The project includes installing temporary access roads, installing erosion countermeasures, introducing logs for habitat enhancement, grading the historic and high-flow channels, and installing riparian area plantings.

Updated: 01-09-20

Status: Site work will begin after all permits and approvals are acquired and during the in-water work window of June 1 to September 30, 2020

Schedule:

  • To be completed by September 30, 2020

Contact: Devin Patterson, Project Manager, devinpat@clackamas.us or 503-742-4666

Things to be aware of:

  • There may be delays of up to 20 minutes, but a complete road closure is not anticipated.

Current activities:

  • Completion of regulatory permit applications
  • Development of 100% Plans & Specifications

Funding:

  • County Road Fund
32806

422nd Avenue Bridge over Cedar Creek | Sandy, OR

  • What: Reset retaining wall blocks on the SE corner of the bridge along Firwood Creek.
  • Why: To prevent erosion and to stabilize wall blocks and road fill.

Casto Road Bridge over unnamed stream | Oregon City, OR

  • What: Remove remnants of an abandoned beaver dam on the upstream side of the bridge. 
  • Why: To assist with drainage and to keep the stream channel centered under the bridge.

Clackamas River Drive (culvert) over unnamed stream | Clackamas area, OR

  • What:  Extend and repair a retaining wall on a concrete culvert which carries an unnamed tributary of the Clackamas River under Clackamas River Drive.
  • Why:  During a storm event this past winter, a large tree fell and landed on the retaining wall on the culvert, damaging it significantly.

Folsom Road Bridge over unnamed, seasonal stream | Eagle Creek, OR

  • What: Excavate accumulated sediment and invasive species from the stream channel.
  • Why: To assist with drainage and to keep the stream channel centered under the bridge.

Heiple Road Bridge over Currin Creek | Eagle Creek, OR

  • What:  Excavate accumulated sediment and invasive species from the stream channel.
  • Why:  To assist with drainage and to keep the stream channel centered under the bridge.
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A chip seal is a coating of liquid asphalt and rock chips applied to the existing roadway to extend the life of the pavement. There are four steps in the chip sealing process – applying an oil patch to the most degraded areas, putting down the chip seal, sweeping up excess rock chips and fog sealing (applying a thin coat of asphalt on top of the chip seal).

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Though your street is in basically sound condition, it needs routine maintenance to protect it. Chip sealing, which is effective for 7-10 years, stops water from seeping through the surface and damaging the pavement and road base. It costs less to apply chip seal to the street surface than to fix the street base if it is damaged.

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Once oil patches are applied, they are allowed to cure for one-two weeks before the chip seal is added. The sweeping and fog sealing are done as soon as possible after the chip seal, usually within 1-2 days based upon weather and the availability of work crews. While the surface can be driven or walked on at any stage, after the process is complete it takes about two weeks before the chip seal is firmly set.

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If it is raining or if rain is in the forecast, we will assign our crews to other work for the day. Chip seal must go on a dry surface. That is also why we ask that you make sure any sprinklers are turned off beginning at midnight the night before the chip seal work is scheduled.

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You will receive a notice at your door a few days ahead of time. If it does rain, work may be delayed.

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Please move your car off the street from the time the chip sealing begins to the completion of the fog sealing process – a period of approximately 2-3 days. You will always be able to drive through the area, but the entire street surface must be available for the work crews. Please also let family, friends and delivery people know not to park their vehicle on the street during that time period. If a vehicle is left on the street, we try to find the owner, but delays cost tax money. Therefore, cars not moved by the time the work begins will be towed at the owner's expense. If your car is towed, contact the Sheriff's Office, 503-655-8441.

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Contact for Pavement Preservation
Department Staff
Daryn Thorpe
Transportation Maint Tech, Sr.
503-722-6301

Phone:503-557-6391
Fax:503-650-3992
Email:roadconcerns@clackamas.us

McCoy Building 902 Abernethy Road Oregon City, OR 97045

Office Hours:

⚠ Due to COVID-19, our offices are closed to the public. At this time the closure is expected to continue through June 22. Our employees are available and working to meet your needs remotely.

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