Here is the most recent update on the ODOT project in Tillamook:
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The Tillamook Urban Renewal Agency (TURA) seeks Proposals from qualified professional design-build teams to provide comprehensive services to design and construct a permanent, paver surface for a parking lot in Tillamook, Oregon. Interested parties should submit a proposal that includes pertinent experience in designing and constructing parking lots as further described in this RFP.
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The following was released from ODOT today regarding nighttime work on the Hwy 101/US 6 project.
Highway 101/6 Project Update
Happy Fourth of July; we’re halfway through! By this time next year, we should be wrapping the projects up with punchlist items. Not that there isn’t a long row to hoe yet, with all the work shifting to Main Avenue come Labor Day, but most of the surprises in the process should have been worked out by now.
We had some painful slowdowns at the beginning of the project as certain design elements had to be worked out and surprising underground discoveries kept cropping to further derail progress. And then the incessant rains stepped in to make the delays that much more pronounced. But we all, community and contractors alike, persevered.
With a concentrated acceleration of efforts this spring, we are now close to bringing the project back on track. The anticipated date for opening up the new northbound extension of Pacific Avenue is still holding on target for July 24th.
Therefore, before they break for a four-day weekend, the contractors will be pushing a little bit of nightwork these next couple of evenings in order to get the mast arms up on the huge black traffic signal poles that they have just installed. They’re also going to be pouring the eastside sidewalks and driveways south of Third down to Fourth so that they can focus on the sidewalks between Second and Third after the holidays.
The frosting on the nation’s birthday cake will be the installation of both the new information kiosk in the festival plaza and the decorative rails around the water quality wells along the side of the road, which is set to take place through the end of this week.
Then on to a fast-paced July as the contractors prep for the next big traffic change. The next year will reveal many marvels with the opening of the Pacific Avenue north lane across First, the development of the new Hoquarton Landing, the shaping of the second half of the new bridge, the rehabilitation of the Sue H. Elmore Park, and the construction of a bicycle/pedestrian path from Goodspeed Park to the downtown.
The other change that you will see is a different author of this bulletin as Jeannell Wyntergreen transitions out now to be replaced by Sierra Lauder on the next edition. It has been a pleasure producing this information, and hopefully it has been helpful to all of you readers as you go about your busy ways.
For further information regarding the project from this point on, please contact Sierra Lauder at the Chamber offices or email her at email@example.com. Again, my best to the entire community as this project comes to fruition and Tillamook comes through with a fresh and vibrant face forward. With that, I wish you all…
Good night and good luck.
The Tillamook Bay Watershed Council is sponsoring a presentation of The Orphan Tsunami of 1700 on June 12th at the Bay City Arts Center. Please see the flyer below for details.
The plaza is open for walk-throughs and that means that the Blue Moon Café has returned to its storefront and is open for business. Now with one of the best views in the downtown!
Another grand opening of the plaza will occur on Friday the 16 with the Cork’n Brew festivities and there will also be music on the plaza that you can enjoy even if you weren’t lucky enough to score a Cork’n Brew ticket. Of course, the weekend after that will be the June Dairy Parade with its own set of events scheduled for the new plaza. The place is going to be hopping.
There are still a few items to be installed on the plaza but they will probably show up after the June Dairy Parade. July should have us sporting a new informational kiosk in front of the electrical meters, decorative rails around the landscape wells, and bollards at each end of the one-way street, as well as in front of each parking space.
The other July unveiling should include the realignment of Pacific Avenue north of First. Next week is scheduled for prepping all of the subgrade stabilization on the new approach while the lightweight concrete crews set-up for pouring. They will be pouring not only the south side Pacific Avenue connection to the new bridge, but also the new City sidestreet that will be known as the Hoquarton Landing, with a picnic area, transit stop, and parking at the Hoquarton Park and bike/pedway entrance. Tentatively, the paving of the new Pacific Avenue connection will be targeted for July 24th but that is dependant on getting all the pipework, water quality features, drainage, and everything else into place before that time.
In other construction news, on the bridge itself, the rails and pylons are being formed with a target to pour in two weeks, which should then allow the decorative rails, now in the process of being powder-coated, to be placed on top of the concrete ones.
The nightwork continues for this week in order to get the street conduit crossings and boxes placed so that the new vertical signal poles can be set next week. The electrical interconnections for both the signals and the lights can then proceed. The horizontal signal pieces will arrive in the following week or two.
The Eastside sidewalks are in the process of forming and pouring the water quality curbing so that the north end sidewalk can start pouring next week.
Our Highway Project E-news bulletin is created by Jeannell Wyntergreen, Highway 101/6 Project Liaison for the Tillamook Area Chamber of Commerce. If you have any questions or would like to share a comment with the Chamber, contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tillamook Mayor Weber and the City Council have issued a proclamation in recognition of National Garbage May Day on June 17, 2017 and have asked citizens to express their gratitude for the service provided by the men and women in the sanitation workforce in the community.
Those who work in the sanitation industry provide a very valuable and necessary service to all residents in Tillamook. The history of sanitation is interesting and provides the reasons for the existence of a sanitation industry. If you would like to learn more, please go here: GarbageManDay.org
Tillamook will honor and recognize those in the sanitary industry for the entire week, June 17 – 24, 2017. Please take a few minutes to thank those who service our community by collecting, recycling, and administering garbage collection as well as those involved in all community sanitation services provided, such as trash collectors, haulers, sewage workers, street cleaners, and sanitation workers.
It takes all citizens to help keep a community clean. These people are on the front lines daily. A thank you and/or small token of your appreciation will show them!
To view the City of Tillamook National Garbage Man Day please go here: City Proclamation