Wilson Avenue and Ninth Street Roundabout Opens

Roundabout includes Bend’s first protected bike lanes   The Wilson Avenue and Ninth Street roundabout – Bend’s first-ever bicycle-protected roundabout – opens at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 30. Completing the roundabout is a first milestone in the Wilson Avenue Corridor Project, which will provide a cycle-friendly corridor including protected bike lanes and shared use paths. [...]

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Weekly Road and Traffic Report for the Week of July 4 – 10

For the Week of July 4 – 10: Fourth of July Pet Parade – Parade will have various road closures in and around downtown (listed below). The event will occur Monday, 7/4/22. NW Wall Street between NW Newport Avenue and NW Franklin Ave NW Riverside Boulevard between NW Wall Street and NW Galveston Avenue NW Galveston [...]

By |2022-07-01T10:36:26-07:00July 1st, 2022|Categories: Transportation|Comments Off on Weekly Road and Traffic Report for the Week of July 4 – 10

Weekly Road and Traffic Report for the Week of June 24 – July 3

Post Date:06/24/2022 8:01 AM For the Week of June 24 – July 3: Deschoops Basketball Tournament – Special event will take place downtown with various road closures (listed below). The event will occur 6/24/22 - 6/26/22. NW Wall Street between NW Greenwood Avenue and NW Franklin Avenue NW Minnesota Avenue between NW Bond Street and NW [...]

By |2022-06-24T13:21:29-07:00June 24th, 2022|Categories: Transportation|Comments Off on Weekly Road and Traffic Report for the Week of June 24 – July 3

Weekly Road and Traffic Report for the Week of June 20 – 26

For the Week of June 20 - 26: NW Crossing Drive between NW Labiche Lane and NW Shevlin Ongoing Closures: Wilson Corridor Improvements Project – Street improvements on Wilson from Second Street to 15th Street. For more information visit the Wilson Project website. This is a multiphase project with various intersections and road closures throughout its entirety. Intersection [...]

By |2022-06-24T11:41:09-07:00June 17th, 2022|Categories: Transportation|Comments Off on Weekly Road and Traffic Report for the Week of June 20 – 26

Open House for the Midtown Pedestrian and Bicycle Crossings Feasibility Study

The City invites members of the community to an open house on Wednesday, June 22, to learn about the Midtown Pedestrian and Bicycle Crossings Feasibility Study. The purpose of this study is to identify what’s possible for new and improved crossings of the U.S. Highway 97 Bend Parkway and Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad for [...]

By |2022-06-16T15:12:07-07:00June 16th, 2022|Categories: Land Use, News, Transportation|Comments Off on Open House for the Midtown Pedestrian and Bicycle Crossings Feasibility Study

Midtown Pedestrian and Bicycle Crossings Project

This project will identify opportunities to improve east west connectivity through safer walking and biking connections in the Central Core area of Bend. The purpose of this project is to identify improvement opportunities at three locations including two existing undercrossings of the U.S. 97 Parkway and Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad as well as the potential [...]

By |2022-06-12T12:01:42-07:00June 12th, 2022|Categories: News, Transportation|Comments Off on Midtown Pedestrian and Bicycle Crossings Project

Weekly Road and Traffic Report for the Week of June 13 – 19

For the Week of June 13 - 19: Admiral Way between Reed Market Road and Greenmont Drive for gravity sewer installation as part of the Septic to Sewer Conversion Program, full road closure with local access provided. 6/14/22 - Fall 2022. For more information, visit bendoregon.gov/admiral-king-jehu. Ongoing Closures: Wilson Corridor Improvements Project – Street improvements on Wilson [...]

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Wilson Avenue Corridor PROJECT UPDATE

WILSON AVENUE CORRIDOR PROJECT UPDATE March 14, 2022 SAFETY FIRST Please slow down in the construction zone, follow road closure signs, and posted detour routes. Pedestrians and bicyclists will need to detour around closed sidewalks. Thank you for your cooperation in ensuring the safety of construction crews. CONSTRUCTION UPDATE Photo 1: Street excavation at 9th Street [...]

By |2022-03-16T10:26:47-07:00March 7th, 2022|Categories: Construction, Land Use, News, Transportation|Comments Off on Wilson Avenue Corridor PROJECT UPDATE

State Proposes Rules to Reduce Greenhouse Gases – Impact to Bend

March 1, 2022 State Proposes Climate Friendly and Equitable Communities Rules SALEM - After 18 months of technical work and committee discussion, the Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC) will begin their consideration for adoption of new administrative rules to prescribe standards to help communities in Oregon’s metropolitan areas meet their greenhouse gas reduction goals at [...]

By |2022-03-04T10:57:44-08:00March 4th, 2022|Categories: News, Transportation|Comments Off on State Proposes Rules to Reduce Greenhouse Gases – Impact to Bend

Bend Electric Vehicle Readiness Plan

The community is invited to learn more about the Bend Electric Vehicle Readiness Plan at a public meeting Thursday, February 10, and can provide input to inform the plan online through March 11. To increase electric vehicle use in Bend, the City is developing the Electric Vehicle Readiness Plan. It will establish goals, timelines and strategies [...]

By |2022-02-09T10:34:57-08:00February 9th, 2022|Categories: Meetings, News, Transportation|Comments Off on Bend Electric Vehicle Readiness Plan
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