Tillamook state highway construction update: Jan. 12-18

US101: Manzanita Ave. – Neahkahnie Creek 

(Oregon Coast Highway, mile post 43.00 to 43.34)

The work consists of replacement of an existing culvert at Neahkahnie Creek with a tunnel structure and enhancement of the streambed as well as relocating and improving the highway alignment along U.S. 101 near Manzanita. Also, turning lane movements into downtown Manzanita will be enhanced.

The scheduled work includes stabilizing the soil around the tunnel mining area. Flaggers may need to occasionally control single lane traffic during construction when work is occurring.  Minor delays should be expected when single lane closures are occurring and the public is reminded to drive through the area with caution.  Oregon State Police will be enforcing the speed limit through the work zone area.  The project is scheduled to be completed in October 2016.