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Highway 20 reopens to traffic


September 28, 2022

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U.S. 20 east of Sweet Home reopened to through traffic as of 1:30 p.m. Friday, about half a day earlier than scheduled.

The Oregon Department of Transportation is nearing completion of a landslide repair project, which rebuilt a retaining wall and realigned and reconstructed a portion of the road that had been damaged by landslides between mileposts 56 and 56.2, east of House Rock Campground.

The road surface was also improved in portions between mileposts 55.4 and 56.2.

Daytime closures will continue through October. Work will require daytime single-lane closures from 6 a.m. and 6 p.m., M...

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