Public Works Projects
Welcome to the Benton County Public Works Project Page
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.
Transportation System Plan (TSP) Update
This planning document will be updated through 2017 and 2018. Held a series of Community Workshops in March and July. There is a draft project list and a draft TSP! There will be one more stakeholder and technical advisory committee meeting and then we will present the plan to the Planning Commission and Board of Commissioners. We expect adoption in February of 2019. Last Updated November 20, 2018.
53rd Street RR Overpass
Preliminary design is complete and all right-of-way secured. Community Meeting held on November 14, 2017. Last Updated November 28, 2017.
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. Last Updated November 20, 2018.
Gibson Hill Road Resurfacing
Project currently under design for sidewalk improvements and a pavement overlay for summer 2020 construction. Last Updated November 20, 2018.
Springhill Drive Speed Concerns
As part of a planned overlay and pavement rehabilitation project, staff is investigating safety countermeasures to reduce speed and increase safety. Last Updated November 20, 2018.
Hubbard Bridge Closure
The County has received funding from the State for design and construction. Replacement of the bridge is expected in 2021. Last Updated November 20, 2018.
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.