Public Works Projects

Welcome to the Benton County Public Works Project Page

 

NOTICE:  Scenic Drive between Gibson Hill and Jordan Drive will be CLOSED on Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm.  Detour Route will be posted and can be viewed HERE.

 

All available projects can be found at the following link : https://www.co.benton.or.us/projects or by clicking on the title of each project listed below.

Learn about recent project updates for the below projects and the overall workings of the Engineering and Road divisions by reading the Monthly Engineering Report found on the Roads Advisory committee page.

Recent/Current Projects

Corvallis-Albany Trail: Scenic to Springhill (North Albany Phase)

The North Albany segment of the Corvallis-Albany Trail is well underway.  The County has a 90% design and the consultants are currently appraising property and putting together information for right-of-way acquisition. Construction is tentatively scheduled for summer/fall of 2020. Last Updated July 26, 2019.

Transportation System Plan (TSP) Update
The Transportation System Plan process is complete!  It was officially effective as of March 21, 2019. Last Updated July 26, 2019.

53rd Street RR Overpass
Preliminary design is complete and all right-of-way secured.  Community Meeting held on November 14, 2017. This project is currently on hold.  Last Updated July 26, 2019.

Project Number 35300-01-10 Starr Creek Road Extension
Phase 1 is complete for 2018.  Final design of Phase 2 will be completed this winter and construction completed in 2019. Trees have been cut in Phase 2 and construction will commence in August of 2019. Last Updated July 26, 2019.

Gibson Hill Road Resurfacing
Project currently under design for sidewalk improvements and a pavement overlay for summer 2021 construction. Last Updated November 20, 2018.

Springhill Drive Overlay
As part of a planned overlay and pavement rehabilitation project, staff is investigating safety countermeasures to reduce speed and increase safety. Last Updated June 17, 2019.

Hubbard Bridge Closure
The County has received funding from the State for design and construction.  The County recently hired OBEC Consulting Engineers to assist in the design and replacement of the bridge.  Construction is expected in 2021. Last Updated July 26, 2019.

Note: Nearby alternate route options are available by using Old River Road and Stow Pit Road. In the event of flooding on the alternative routes, in order to permit access in and out to area residents, the bridge will be reopened temporarily to passenger vehicle traffic as necessary.  We apologize for the inconvenience.