Road crews work with tight window for chip seal projects
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Employees of Deschutes County Road Department, chip seal the surface of NE 17th St near the intersection of NE Wilcox Ave in Terrebonne Wednesday afternoon..
Album ID: 1944202
Woman waits 7 years? for safer crossing
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Nancy Stevens, right, and her 4-year-old Yellow Lab, Abby, lead a group of friends across the new crosswalk at the intersection of NE Daggett Lane and Wells Acres Road in Bend on Tuesday. Stevens first contacted the city about the intersection seven years ago.
Album ID: 1944200
Bend?s roadwork needs: $80M
Joe Kline / Bulletin file photo Work is done last fall on the overpass above U.S. 97 as part of the Murphy Road extension project. The state paid $25 million toward the project as part of its last major transportation improvements package. Lawmakers are currently trying to come up with a transportation funding deal with at most six weeks left in the current session.
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An uptick in truck traffic on U.S. Highway 97
Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin Jason Streeter works on attaching his truck to a semitrailer last week at the Oak Harbor Freight Lines terminal in Bend. More and more trucks hauling freight are traveling on U.S. Highway 97, according to ODOT numbers.
Album ID: 1940878
Bend faces underfunded streets
Andy Tullis / Bulletin file photo City of Bend road department workers spread a layer of asphalt last month to repair a pothole on Mount Bachelor Drive. The Bend City Council and its Budget Committee on Thursday night discussed ways to come up with more money for street repairs; the city has about $80 million in deferred maintenance.
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Work beginning on Skyliners
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin A cyclist rides her bike past High Desert Aggregate employees using heavy equipment to load downed trees alongside Skyliners Road last week. The $7.9 million project to rebuild the road will feature 6-foot-wide bike lanes.
Album ID: 1929873
Tired of potholes?
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin A pothole, bottom, was once repaired, and then freezing weather and thawing, along with traffic, eventually caused it to reform. It awaits repair at Mount Bachelor Drive near Century Drive in Bend. The mild winter might mean fewer pothole repair jobs for the city this spring.
Album ID: 1923674
Murphy Road project: Putting the final pieces in place
Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin Construction of the extension of Murphy Road, which will connect with Brookswood Boulevard, is underway. Here, at the intersection with Larkwood Drive, a new roundabout is going in.