Know Before You Go: Due to construction traffic will be unusually heavy on the Van Buren Bridge at rush hour. Click here for more information.
Corvallis, Oregon

Corvallis & Benton County Travel Watch

We care about the safety of our community and guests in Corvallis and Benton County. This page is provided to offer information about current travel alerts in our area. Your safety and comfort are our top priority while you visit.

OR 34: Van Buren Bridge Project

Construction activities have started at the Van Buren Bridge in downtown Corvallis.

Visitors and community members should be aware that traffic leaving Corvallis across the Van Buren Bridge will be backed up more than usual during rush hour. Our rush hour is approximately 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

We strongly advise visitors and community members who are able to do so to avoid and/or delay leaving Corvallis via the Van Buren Bridge until later in the afternoon or evening. It would be a great time to pop into a local restaurant for a snack, or to visit one of our many beautiful city parks.

For complete and up-to-date information about the project, visit the Van Buren Bridge Project web page.

Travelers looking for information on current road work and construction projects that may affect traveling in our area can visit the links below.

For more road construction, traffic, and road hazard information in Oregon, visit

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This page was last updated on May 18, 2023.

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