SR 7 to Close for Landslide Repair
State Route 7 will be closed for two weeks in the Newport area of
Washington County for a landslide repair project.
The landslide is located between Reynolds Run Road and Davis
Run Road. Both the northbound and southbound lanes of SR 7 will be closed in this
area beginning March 19, 2018.
While the road is closed, temporary pavement will be
constructed to move traffic away from the landslide area. One lane, two-way
traffic will be maintained on the temporary pavement beginning Monday, April 2,
The environmental review, consultation and other actions required by
applicable Federal environmental laws for these projects are being, or have
been, carried out by ODOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of
Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and executed by FHWA and ODOT.