PROJECT NAME: OR35 at MP 72.3
STIP ID NUMBER: 20453
MILE POINT: 72.3
ISSUE: The existing rockfall fence system has had significant damage as a result of frequent impacts from rockfall. Additionally, the existing rockfall fence blocks snow removal during plowing. Components of the rockfall fence have been damaged by the plowing decreasing the effectiveness of the fence.
PURPOSE AND NEED: Rockfall impacts traveler safety, travel time, and transportation system operations. Small rockfall have closed the highway for a portion of a day. Large rockfall can result in an extended closure.
PROPOSED SOLUTION: Scale slope and install rockfall fence.
TOTAL COST: $428,544

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