Canal/1-5 Bridge/River Path Construction Alert

If you commute or ride between Eugene and Springfield on the River Path and/or Canal Path you’ll need to allow extra time Monday and Tuesday.

From ODOT:

Canoe Canal Path User Alert

The Canoe Canal Path under I-5 will be closed on Monday, September 13 and Tuesday, September 14, as the contractor demolishes the remaining old Canoe Canal Bridge.  During the closure, path users will be detoured to the North Bank Path through the major Willamette River Bridge construction zone.  The route will include traveling on a very rough construction road.  For that section, riders must dismount and walk their bikes through the zone. Flaggers will be posted to assist.

Traffic will return to the Canoe Canal Path at night when construction activity is not taking place. The path re-opens September 15, subject to delays as the clean up of the demolition is completed.  Flaggers will control path traffic during the clean up.

Stay safe, and remember: Flaggers are our Friends.

More updates: http://willametteriverbridge.blogspot.com

Author: C-Gir

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