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Month: July 2023

Road closure notification in Philomath: Chapel Drive and South 19th Street

July 28, 2023

The intersection of Chapel Drive and South 19th Street in Philomath will experience a temporary closure to through traffic, scheduled on August 5 – 20, 2023, 24-hours a day. The closure will be in effect for Chapel Drive from South 16th Street to Bellfountain Road. Access for local residents will be maintained, however, the intersection of South 19th Street and Chapel Drive will NOT be passable.

To navigate around the closure, detour routes have been designated via the following roads: Fern Road, Airport Road and Bellfountain Road.

Benton County Public Works appreciates the driving public’s patience during this essential road maintenance work.

  • Questions regarding the closure may be directed to Benton County Public Works, Ian McGuire, Associate Engineer, 541-766-6286 or
  • Questions for the contractor, K&E Excavating, can be directed to Brandon Young, Project Manager, 503-949-0219 or

Benton County is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission or access to our programs, services, activities, hiring and employment practices. This document is available in alternative formats and languages upon request. Please contact Cory Grogan at 541-745-4468 or

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