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JACKSON COUNTY, OREGON ROADS
200 ANTELOPE ROAD
WHITE CITY, OR 97503
We know bicyclists love to get this information - it definitely helps them plan their route to avoid riding on a rougher surface.
Many of you know by now why we chip seal so much - it is a very cost-effective maintenance treatment. And while there can be some frustrations with the way it looks (and driving slower for a while) the reality is the alternative is unaffordable.
We've provided two listings of our chip seal plans this year. The first is simply an alphabetical list of road names around our county which will be sealed. The second list is back this year - a route list showing how the work will actually progress. You will note the second list looks a bit confusing since it lists the same road twice or even three times in some areas. This is because the route many times is doing only one lane of the road. We will work in the same direction for a while, possibly turning onto multiple roads and then at the end we will turn around and apply the chip seal in the other lane on the way back. Think of the route like running a road race - out several roads to a turn around point and then running back the way you came on the other side of the road.
As you can imagine, our advance planning can be hampered at times by weather and other unforeseen events. We thank you in advance for your patience. Work will begin in earnest in mid-July around the 10th of the month.
Lastly, one of the nice things about chip sealing is the rate at which we move along. At approx. 300 feet a minute we can be there and gone in short order. For more information check out the article we did before on chip sealing as well as another article titled '9 Steps to a Good Roadway Surface.'
Jackson County Roads is dedicated to professionally managing and maintaining an efficient and cost effective transportation system which improves the quality of life for our community and future generations.
Jackson County Roads has a program to provide citizens who are concerned with Jackson County’s environment an opportunity to control litter and improve the appearance of the county road system. Learn about our Adopt-A-Road Program.
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