The NE 5th Street Improvement Project started construction in July 2016 and has made a number of improvements at multiple intersections to improve downtown traffic flow and safety. The project includes new signal lights, intersection curb extensions and pavement surfacing.
Check out the video above to see what we’ve been working on.
Construction along NE 5th Street between NE Adams Street and NE Lafayette Avenue will periodically affect road users at various times. Signed detour routes will be in place for motorists during street closures. Anticipated impacts may include:
The NE 5th Street Improvement Project is one of five Capital Improvement Projects identified in the McMinnville Transportation Bond. This project will include upgrades to NE 5th Street between NE Adams Street and NE Lafayette Avenue to improve downtown traffic flow and pedestrian safety. Improvements include new traffic signals, intersection curb extensions and pavement surfacing. This project also will provide an alternate connection to downtown to alleviate congestion on 1st Street, 2nd Street and 3rd Street. Intersection improvements and signal installations along NE 5th Street are planned at NE Adams Street, NE Baker Street, NE Evans Street and NE Lafayette Avenue. Improved sidewalks and crosswalks will promote bike and pedestrian movements throughout the corridor.