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City of Salem Home > Departments > Public Works > Parks/Transportation > Traffic Engineering > Emergencies & Road Conditions
 

Road Conditions & Planned Road Closures

The Public Works Department provides information regarding the emergency and current/projected road conditions throughout the city. Below is a listing of the existing conditions that may affect your transportation needs.

Learn about obtaining a temporary traffic control closure permit, view the summer paving schedule, or view a list of significant approved projects that may have an impact on road closures in your area.

 Current and Upcoming Road Conditions

RemarksFilter
Hazel Av NE - AlleyUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Between Spruce St NE and Highland Av NE7/21/20147/28/20148:30 AM4:30 PM
Alley closure for a sewer service replacement.
19th St SE Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Between Bellevue St SE and Oak St SE7/21/20147/28/20148:30 AM4:30 PM
Street closure for a sewer service replacement.
Silverton Road NEUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Between Beach Street NE and Highway Avenue NE7/27/20147/28/20149:30 AM5:00 AM
Silverton Road NE between Beach Street NE and Highway Avenue NE will be reduced to one lane of traffic in each direction.  Additionally, the intersection of Lana Avenue NE will have the traffic signal turned off and be controlled with flaggers.  Expect congestion at this location and use another route to avoid delays.  These lane closures are for pavement maintenance on Silverton Road NE. 
Norman st NEUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Between Center St NE and North Dead End7/24/20147/30/20148:00 AM5:00 PM
Street closure for trench paving.
Mcgilchrist Street SEUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Between 25th Street SE and 16th Street SE7/29/20147/30/20149:30 PM5:00 AM
Mcgilchrist Street SE will be reduced to one lane of traffic with flaggers at various locations between 25th Street SE and 16th Street SE.   .  Expect congestion at this location and use another route to avoid delays.  These lane closures are for pavement maintenance on Mcgilchrist Street SE. 
Front Street NE Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Between Norway Street NE and South Street NE7/30/20147/30/20148:30 AM3:30 PM
Front Street NE between Norway Street NE and South Street NE will be reduced to one lane of traffic with flaggers.  Expect some congestion at this location and use another route to avoid delays.  This lane closure is for installation of utilities. 
8th St NWUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
At Gerth Av NW6/27/20148/1/20148:30 AM3:30 PM
The intersection of 8th St NW and Gerth Av NW will be closed to all through traffic. This closure will be used intermittently during this time frame.  This closure is for installation of curb and sidewalks.
Gerth Av NWUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Between 8th St NW and Aurthur Way NW6/27/20148/1/20147:00 AM7:00 PM
Street closure for installation of curb and sidewalks
Pringle Road SEUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Between Madrona Avenue SE and Morningside Court SE7/28/20148/1/20148:30 AM3:30 PM
Pringle Road SE between Madrona Avenue SE and Morningside Court SE will be reduced to one lane of traffic with flaggers.  Expect congestion at this location and use another route to avoid delays.  This lane closure is for installation of curb and sidewalks.
Winter St NEUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Between Wilber St SE and Howard St SE7/25/20148/5/20148:00 AM5:00 PM
Street closure for sidewalk replacement and landscaping work.
Fairgrounds Road NE/Hood Street NE Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Between Broadway Street NE and Shipping Street NE6/26/20148/29/201424/724/7
Fairgrounds Road NE/Hood Street NE between Broadway Street NE and Shipping Street NE will be closed to all eastbound/northbound traffic.  A detour route using Broadway Street NE to Madison Street NE to Fairgrounds Road NE will be in place. Westbound/southbound traffic will be maintained.  Additionally, access to Fairgrounds Road NE/Hood Street NE from Church Street NE and Hood Street will be closed.  These closures will be in place 24/7 until this work is completed.  This lane closure is for construction of a traffic Island. 
14th Street SE Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Between Oak Street SE and Tripp Street SE7/31/20148/29/201424/724/7
Beginning Thursday, July 31, 2014, 14th Street SE will be closed to all traffic between Oak Street SE and Tripp Street SE.  This closure is scheduled to continue until August 29, 2014, to allow for repairs to the 14th Street Bridge over Shelton Ditch. 

The 14th Street Bridge at Shelton Ditch is an existing 3-span cantilever concrete bridge constructed in 1964.  During the winter of 2012, this bridge experienced significant scour damages due to creek flooding.  The project is being performed to provide permanent scour protection improvements on both sides of  the bridge.  

Funding for this project has been made possible from Federal Highway Emergency Relief Funds and  2008 Keep Salem Moving! Streets and Bridges Bond Savings.
Swegle Road NEUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Between 45th Avenue NE and Royalty Drive NE6/16/20148/30/201424/724/7
Beginning June 16, 2014, Swegle Road NE, between 45th Avenue NE and Royalty Drive NE, will be closed to through traffic so construction can continue in this area. Residents and guests of residents along this section of street, Gem Place NE, Neota Street NE, Fultz Avenue NE, Antonia Avenue NE, and Geneva Avenue NE, are considered local traffic. Local traffic access will be maintained for residents who live within the closure area, their guests, garbage pickup, postal delivery, and emergency vehicles.
In addition, improvements for the new Swegle School access road known as Aguilas Court NE, and parking areas will take place between June 16 and August 30. Local traffic access will be maintained for residents who live within this closure area, their guests, garbage pickup, postal delivery, and emergency vehicles.
The attached detour map identifies an alternate route that may be used to avoid the closure area.
Swegle Road NE and Aguilas Court NE are scheduled to reopen on August 30, 2014.
The Keep Salem Moving! Streets and Bridges Bond, passed by Salem voters in November 2008, provided funds for improvements to the Market Street NE/Swegle Road NE corridor in order to reduce congestion and improve safety.
Please contact John Echeverri, P.E., Senior Project Manager, at 503-588-6211 or jecheverri@cityofsalem.net for additional information.
River Rd SUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Between Schurman Dr S and Acacia Dr S3/24/20149/20/201424/724/7
Shoulder closure for installation of utilities and street improvement as part of a development project.

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