Updates on the Neff and Purcell Intersection Project:
CONSTRUCTION UPDATES – February 23 through March 1
Excavation and rock hammering will continue in the vicinity of the Purcell Extension. This work is necessary to prepare the site for the installation of new infrastructure.
Neff and Purcell Intersection
As of February 22, 2023, the Neff and Purcell intersection has been closed and a traffic control detour is implemented. This detour will redirect traffic around the construction zone (see the above map).
In coordination with franchise utility companies, work within the intersection has started with underground utility relocations to allow for the intersection improvements. This work requires multiple synergistic efforts between independent agencies. Over the upcoming weeks, start and completion cycles will overlap as allowed during each work day.
Pilot Butte Middle School families will receive student drop-off and pick-up communication directly from the school. Information will be available on the school website. https://www.bend.k12.or.us/
- CASCADES EAST TRANSIT
Public transportation via Cascade East Transit will have route adjustments and stop closures. Details can be found at cascadeseasttransit.com
- PILOT BUTTE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Pilot Butte Middle School families will receive communication directly from the school. Information will also be available on the school website bend.k12.or.us/pilotbutte.
The City is committed to keeping neighbors, businesses and the community informed throughout the project through the project website, public informational meetings, mailings and emails. For more information, contact the project team at email@example.com.
- Contact us if you need any additional materials that would be helpful to your patients, clients, customers and delivery personnel regarding detouring and closures.
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Questions and Comments?
Connect with the project team:
- Project Phone Line: (458) 202-7348
- Project Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Project Website: bendoregon.gov/neff-purcell
- Project Engineer: Drew Wells, PE
This project is partially funded by the voter-approved 2020 Transportation General Obligation (GO) Bond. To learn about more projects around Bend included in the GO Bond, visit bendoregon.gov/gobond
Neff & Purcell Improvements Project Update – February 16, 2023
The Neff Road and Purcell Boulevard Improvements Project is a high priority project providing north-south connectivity and improving safety and capacity for all users in a vital area of Bend.
REMINDER: FULL CLOSURE of the Neff Road and Purcell Boulevard intersection begins Wednesday, February 22 (See detour map below.)
Potential Conflicts with construction projects.
Per City’s Project Engineer
The two intersections will not be closed at the same time. The current plan is to close the Neff and Purcell Intersection on February 22nd and construction of the improvements are expected to last until mid to late summer. When the construction of the Neff and Purcell intersection is completed and the closure is removed, then the City will close the intersection at Butler Market and Wells Acres and begin construction of the Roundabout. The timing of the Butler Market and Wells Acres construction is subject to change if there are any construction delays at the Neff and Purcell intersection. During each of the intersection closures there will be detours implemented to keep traffic following.
Please let me know if you have any further questions.
|Evan Malone, PE