Medford, OR – According to the city officials, Knife River Materials will begin tree and brush clearing along Foothill Road between Hillcrest and Delta Waters Roads starting Friday, February 17.
Drivers should expect delays of up to 20 minutes, budget extra time and seek alternate routes.
Initial construction will focus on the McAndrews Road interchange area of Foothill Road. During this construction, Foothill Road will remain open, but traffic may still be delayed.
The $62 million Medford Foothill Road project is being constructed in part due to a $15 million Federal Build Grant received by the City of Medford.
ODOT is administering and inspecting the Foothill Road improvements for Medford.
An added feature of the project is constructing the first 1,000 feet of the South Stage Road Improvements west of North Phoenix Road.