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“Our goal is to return the bridge to its original glory,” said ODOT Bridge Engineer Bob Grubbs. “It will be restored as something the City of Grants Pass, the Rogue Valley and the state of Oregon can be proud of for many years.”

nearly 19 thousand “ With vehicles using Caveman

annual celebrations and other key community events.

Bridge every day, we understand the importance of minimizing traffic impacts. We need to find the balance between getting the work done and keeping traffic on the move.

“We’ve met with the City of Grants Pass, and several of the local businesses to hear their concerns and — ODOT Project Leader Stephanie Bentea. make project adjustments based on those conversations,” said ODOT Project Leader Stephanie Bentea. Construction work will take place “With nearly 19 thousand vehicles from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. with a single using Caveman Bridge every day, lane of traffic open. Twelve full-night we understand the importance of closures, from 9 p.m. until 6:30 a.m., minimizing traffic impacts. We need to will be scheduled as needed over the length of the two-year project. Special find the balance between getting the work done and keeping traffic on the project provisions targeted several nomove.” work weekends to avoid conflicts with

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Moving Ahead - Spring 2017  

Southern Oregon construction news. March 10, 2017

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