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Aerial rendering of the planned replacement bridge, courtesy of ODOT.

Van Buren Bridge construction plans to have minimal impact on commutes

Gabriel Braukman, News Contributor
May 4, 2023

The historic Van Buren Bridge in Corvallis is going to begin reconstruction this summer, with efforts made to impact traffic as little as possible. Since its initial construction in 1913, the steel...

Some community members advocate preservation of the historical structure, which will be replaced in 2022, but no new owner has stepped up yet.Photo taken before coronavirus shelter-in-place order.

Future of historic Van Buren Bridge in Corvallis still uncertain

William Ross, News Contributor
May 28, 2020

In 2022, Corvallis residents will have to say goodbye to the Van Buren Street Bridge in its current location—but perhaps not to the bridge itself.The Oregon Department of Transportation currently owns...


ODOT moves eastern closure of Highway 34 to Peoria Road, expect delays

The Baro Staff
April 11, 2019

The eastern closure point for Highway 34 will now be at Peoria Road, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation on Thursday. Lanes will be reduced to one lane going each way. Fast moving flood...


Road closures from flooding prompts estimated 80 minute OSU-Albany commute, HWY 34 remains closed

The Baro Staff
April 10, 2019

With flooding causing road closures of major roadways in the Corvallis-Albany area, the expected travel time from campus to Albany is estimated to take 80 minutes, according to Google Maps, at the height...

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