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Moving Ahead - August 2014

August 26 2014

  • Roads, ramps and bridges – Fern Valley project to open new road

    Detonations and detours dominated summer highway construction on the Fern Valley Interchange project at Interstate 5 exit 24. Drivers continue to negotiate temporary ramps and roadways as prime contractor Hamilton Construction of Springfield builds the first Diverging Diamond interchange in Oregon. Traffic patterns adapted to the openings of temporary southbound on- and off-ramps as well as a temporary connector to east Phoenix. “Traffic switched as smoothly as a light switch,” said ODOT Project Inspector Dennis Steers. “Traffic has been moving ...
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