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Due to inclement weather forecast, this work has been rescheduled for January 21-26.

Salem Avenue will be closed to through traffic January 21-26, 2020, from Waverly Drive to Albany Avenue to complete installation of a deep sanitary sewer main east of Lake Street. Traffic will detour to Waverly Drive, Pacific Boulevard and Albany Avenue. Access will be maintained for local residents and businesses.

The Albany Transit bus stop in the closure area continues to be closed through January 31, 2020. Passengers will be redirected to use the bus stop on Salem Avenue at Waverly Drive or Airport Road near Carl’s Jr. Call 541-917-7667 with questions about transit service.

The north and west sections of the Waverly Lake path also remains closed through January 31. A detour for pedestrians is in place.

Drivers should expect traffic congestion on the detour route and increased traffic on alternate routes during the closure. Through traffic is expected to be restored by Monday, January 20, 2020. 

The contractor is K&E Excavating Inc. of Salem.

The Albany Public Works Department thanks drivers in advance for their continued patience. Please contact Public Works Engineering with any questions or comments at 541-917-7676. Updates on the road closure and detour will be posted at

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