Pipeline Construction Update: Lake Oswego
This update includes construction work in the following areas.
- Iron Mtn. Blvd.; Twin Fir, Upper pavement striping and miscellaneous work
- B Ave. storm water pipeline construction—8th and 9th intersection work
- State Street/B Ave intersection storm water pipeline installation (night work)
- Laurel narrows pipe work progressing well; Erickson St. main line work nearly complete
- Hwy. 43 prep work starts this week; change in work days
Iron Mtn. Blvd.; Twin Fir, Upper pavement striping; Miscellaneous Work
Striping on Iron Mtn., Twin Fir, Upper Drive and Chandler Road will be done when the weather improves. Miscellaneous repairs will be occurring over the next couple of weeks as work in these areas wraps up. Please watch for flaggers as work occurs.
B Ave. storm water pipeline construction—8th and 9th intersection work
Lateral and manhole work at the intersections of 8th and B and 9th and B, is almost complete. This is not pipeline replacement but work that will help improve local drainage. Construction hours are to 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday to Friday.
State Street/B Ave. intersection - storm water pipeline installation (night work)
The storm water pipeline that was recently installed in B Ave., must now be extended across State St. from B Ave. into a City owned driveway on the east side of State St. Surveying occurred on Thursday. Tomorrow (Friday) the driveway will be saw cut and the tree near the driveway entrance will be removed in preparation for installing the storm drain line. While the survey and saw cut work is occurring during the day, the actual pipeline installation work will occur at night– from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Sunday - Thursdays, continuing for about two weeks. Saw cutting on State Street will also occur at night, starting this Sunday at 8 p.m. Two lanes will remain open on State St. but please watch for flaggers. During evening construction hours on the City-owned driveway on the east of State Street, the driveway will be closed to traffic.
Laurel St Narrows pipe work progressing well; Erickson St. main line work nearly complete
Crews are almost through laying pipe in the Laurel Narrows. Once this section is complete, pipe installation will continue progressing east along Laurel St, between Hallinan and O'Brien Streets.
Laurel Street, between Dyer and Hallinan continues to be closed to through traffic 24 hours per day, to ensure safety. Crews are almost through laying pipe in the Laurel Narrows. Once this section is complete, pipe installation will continue progressing east along Laurel St, between Hallinan and Obrien Streets.
Erickson Street pipeline construction is nearly complete! Erickson, between Oak and Laurel Streets will be temporarily paved in the next week or so, weather permitting. Once the trench patch is paved, Erickson Street will be re-opened to through traffic.
Hwy. 43 pipeline - prep work starts this week; change in work days
Saw cutting of asphalt on Hwy. 43 begins on Friday, October 24 and will extend south from Laurel about 500 feet. Saw cutting will take place during the day, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Pipeline installation work on Hwy. 43 is scheduled to begin November 2 at the intersection of Hwy. 43 and Laurel St, and progress south towards West Linn.
Construction work hours were originally scheduled for weeknights but to increase safety and minimize impacts to businesses and traffic, pipe installation will now occur Sunday night to Friday morning between 8:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m.
In most areas on Hwy. 43, two-way traffic will be maintained during construction. All lanes of traffic will be open during the day.
Commuters and neighbors may notice signage (along the two-mile stretch of Hwy. 43.