Clatsop County is
preparing for the next phase of development at the North Coast Business Park in
Warrenton with the construction of a key route through the 270-acre
Big River Excavating
is clearing vegetation and installing silt-control fencing along the route of
Ensign Lane, which will run from U.S. Highway 101 east to Highway 101-Business.
Bids for construction of the roadway will be sought this spring; completion is
expected by late fall.
Completion of Ensign
Lane is required under the access agreement between the county and the Oregon
Department of Transportation covering traffic access to the business
The first section of
Ensign Lane, between U.S. Highway 101 and SE 19th Street, was built
by North Coast Retail LLC to serve the developer’s new commercial area on the
business park’s western edge. The county is funding the construction of the
street’s second phase, which has an estimated price tag of $3 million.
Installation of the road, along with utilities and other infrastructure in the
rest of the business park, will be funded by the proceeds from the sale of the
Equipment from Big River Excavating clears vegetation from the Ensign Lane
by: Tom Bennett
Community Relations Coordinator