Intersection of Chapel Drive & South 19th Street Storm Drain Repairs

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Benton County Public Works has contracted with Emery & Sons Construction Group of Salem, Oregon to replace a failing storm drain line on South 19th Street in Philomath, Oregon. 

The work consists of removal and replacement of a 36” ADS storm main between a manhole on the south side of Chapel Drive to a point approximately 80 feet north.  Construction will restrict traffic through the intersection of Chapel Drive and South 19th Street.

The travelling public, including cyclists and pedestrians, should expect up to 20 minute delays during construction.

The intersection will be closed to all heavy truck traffic for the duration of construction.

Construction is scheduled to start Monday, October 2, 2017.  All work must be completed by 5:00 PM on October 20, 2017.  All work is weather permitting.

Questions may be directed to Gordon Kurtz, Associate Engineer via e-mail at or by telephone at 541-766-6006.