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Coburg Road (Eugene)

Coburg Road Map - Eugene, Oregon - AARoads

Coburg Road constitutes a north-south arterial between the Willamette River Bridge and County Farm Road in north Eugene. The four-lane highway serves the Autzen Stadium area with connections to Interstate 105 & Oregon 126, Country Club Road, Southwood Lane, and Oakway Road. A four-lane truss bridge carries the divided highway across the Willamette River into downtown Eugene. Coburg Road enters the central business district along an elevated roadway with ramps to 3rd Avenue, 6th Avenue, 8th Avenue, and Oregon 99 and Business Oregon 126 Business (Mill Street / Broadway).

Views of the Coburg Road crossing of the Willamette River north of downtown Eugene. The span officially is known as the "Ferry Street Bridge". Photos taken 04/01/05.
The four-lane truss bridge of Coburg Road passes over the northern banks of the Willamette River and Club Road ahead of the intersection with Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Photo taken 04/01/05.
A short ramp carries motorists from Coburg Road north onto Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard east. MLK Boulevard travels east to Autzen Stadium, home of the Oregon Ducks college football team. The east-west through route becomes Centennial Boulevard en route to downtown Springfield. Photo taken 04/01/05.
Continuing north on Coburg Road toward the eastbound on-ramp to Interstate 105 & Oregon 126. The split-diamond interchange with the freeway provides access to Interstate 5 from downtown Eugene. Interstate 105 & Oregon 126 next meet the north-south freeway at Exits 4A/B. Photo taken 04/01/05.
Coburg Road widens to three lanes in anticipation of the signalized intersection with Southwood Lane west and Oakway Road north. Oakway Road travels between Coburg Road and Cal Young Road in north Eugene. Photo taken 04/01/05.
Looking at the guide sign posted on Coburg Road northbound at the eastbound ramp to Interstate 105 & Oregon 126 from the adjacent pedestrian / bike path. Traffic interests to Interstate 105 & Oregon 126 westbound to Delta Highway and west Eugene must use Southwood Lane between Coburg Road and the freeway on-ramp at Country Club Road. Southwood Lane travels west along the freeway between the two half-diamond interchanges of Exit 2. Photo taken 04/01/05.
Coburg Road South
Coburg Road enters the interchange complex with Interstate 105 & Oregon 126 and intersects Oakway Road and Southwood Lane at the eastbound off-ramp. Oakway Road heads south from Cal Young Road to end at Coburg Road. Southwood Lane travels west alongside the freeway to Country Club Road and the westbound on-ramp to West Eugene. Connections with the Delta Highway serve the Valley River Center mall. Photos taken 04/01/05.

Coburg Road passes underneath the freeway and intersects Country Club Road. Country Club Road forms an eastbound side frontage road between Club Road and the eastbound off-ramp and on-ramps to Interstate 105 & Oregon 126. Photo taken 04/01/05.
A view of the Coburg Road intersection with Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard between Country Club Road and the Willamette River Bridge. The boulevard is discontinuous across Coburg Road. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard serves the Autzen Stadium area of east Eugene. Photo taken 04/01/05.
Coburg Road continues south from Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to cross Club Road and the north banks of the Willamette River. Photo taken 04/01/05.
This suite of photographs displays the Ferry Street Bridge of Coburg Road over the Willamette River. The four-lane truss bridge leads southward into the northern reaches of downtown Eugene. Overheads attached to the superstructure partition traffic for Oregon 99 & 126 Business for the University of Oregon, the Eugene central business district, and the Hult Center for the Performing Arts. Photos taken 04/01/05.
Coburg Road leaves the Ferry Street Bridge and quickly encounters the 3rd Avenue off-ramp. The ramp is nothing more than a sharp right-hand turn onto a residential street. 3rd Avenue serves the Skinner Butte Park area along the Willamette River. Photo taken 04/01/05.
Just south of the the 3rd Avenue on-ramp is the elevated portion of Coburg Road. Coburg Road follows a four-lane viaduct through to its ramps with Oregon 99 & 126 Business (Broadway, Mill Street, 6th & 7th Avenues). Photo taken 04/01/05.
A small guide sign indicates that the next three exits serve downtown. The Coburg Road viaduct includes provisions for pedestrians and bicyclists. Photo taken 04/01/05.
The first downtown off-ramp links Coburg Road southbound with 6th Avenue west. 6th Avenue carries Oregon 99 north & 126 Business west from Mill Street to junction Interstate 105 & Oregon 126. Photo taken 04/01/05.
An extremely sharp turn is required for the 6th Avenue ramp from Coburg Road southbound. A set of overheads tout the connections to downtown and the Holt Center. The entertainment venue lies between 6th and 7th Avenues at Willamette Street, four blocks to the east. Photo taken 04/01/05.
Descending from Coburg Road onto Oregon 99 north & 126 Business (6th Avenue). A loop ramp splits from the overall ramp to Mill Street east of the viaduct. Drivers otherwise enter the 6th Avenue signalized intersection with High Street. Photo taken 04/01/05.
Coburg Road southbound otherwise splits into ramps for Oregon 99 south & 126 Business (Mill Street / Broadway) east and 8th Avenue west. Photo taken 04/01/05.
The right-hand lane defaults onto 8th Avenue into downtown Eugene. Oregon 99 & 126 Business turn east at the merge with Broadway toward the University of Oregon campus. Photo taken 04/01/05.

Pictured below are photos taken from a walk through the Coburg Road, Country Club Road, Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Southwood Lane, and Club Road interchange with Interstate 105 & Oregon 126 (Exit 2) and photos taken from the adjacent Willamette River and Coburg Road bicycle / pedestrian trail system.

Club Road East
Exit 2 departs Interstate 105 & Oregon 126 eastbound and ends at the intersection of Country Club Road and Club Road. Country Club Road follows the freeway east to Coburg Road. Club Road loops underneath the Ferry Street Bridge to Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to the south. Photo taken 04/01/05.
Club Road passes underneath the Coburg Road truss bridge along the north banks of the Willamette River. Photo taken 04/01/05.
Country Club Road
Country Club Road eastbound at the Interstate 105 & Oregon 126 overpass between Southwood Lane and Club Road. Motorists bound for Coburg Road and Interstate 105 east should turn left ahead onto the continuation of Country Club Road. Club Road begins ahead and travels east to Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard near Autzen Stadium. The right-hand overhead is incorrect in that Club Road does not provide access to downtown via Coburg Road south. Photo taken 04/01/05.
A guide sign posted at the Country Club Road intersection of the Exit 2 off-ramp of Interstate 105 & Oregon 126 and Club Road correctly partitions traffic to Coburg Road / Downtown to the left and Autzen Stadium straight ahead. Photo taken 04/01/05.
The split-diamond interchange of Interstate 105 & Oregon 126 consists of a frontage roads between Country Club Road and Coburg Road. The westbound road consists of Southwood Lane. The eastbound roadway carries the Country Club Road name between Club Road and Coburg Road. Pictured here is the split with a discontinuous section of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard leading directly to Coburg Road southbound for the Ferry Street Bridge. Photo taken 04/01/05.
Traveling east on the Country Club Road frontage road on the approach to Coburg Road and the eastbound on-ramp to Interstate 105 & Oregon 126. Photo taken 04/01/05.
Country Club Road ends at the traffic light with Coburg Road. The right-hand lane provides access onto Interstate 105 & Oregon 126 eastbound across Coburg Road. Drivers otherwise default onto Coburg Road northbound ahead of its intersection with Southwood Lane west and Oakway Drive north. Photo taken 04/01/05.
Shifting to Country Club Road westbound at the freeway under crossing and approach to the westbound on-ramp at Southwood Lane. Country Club Road leads west from Club Road and Interstate 105 & Oregon 126 to the Eugene Country Club and Willagillespie Road. Photo taken 04/01/05.
The guide sign posted at the Interstate 105 & Oregon 126 westbound on-ramp from the perspective of Southwood Lane at Country Club Road. Photo taken 04/01/05.
Wilamette River Pedestrian Bridge and Trails
Positioned just south of the Ferry Street Bridge is a pedestrian suspension bridge linking the north and south bank trails of the Willamette River. Photos taken 04/01/05.
Views of the Willamette River and Ferry Street Bridge taken from the pedestrian suspension bridge at mid-span. Photos taken 04/01/05.
Looking again at the Coburg Road span over the Willamette River from the suspension bridge end. The city of Eugene places small guide signs along the pedestrian / bicycle paths to guide users to points of interest. Photos taken 04/01/05.
Two more views of the Willamette River pedestrian bridge as seen from the Ferry Street Bridge to the north. The scenic Alton Baker Park lies adjacent to the north end of the bridge. Waters from the Q Street Canal dump into the Willamette River next to the span. Photos taken 04/01/05.
Taking a look around at the Willamette River, Ferry Street Bridge, and a mileage sign from the North Bank Trail. The city of Eugene trail system continues northwest from the Autzen Stadium area to Valley River Center mall and the Goodpasture Loop. Photos taken 04/01/05.
Coburg Road Trail
A system of bike / pedestrian paths line Coburg Road within the vicinity of Club Road, Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, and Interstate 105 & Oregon 126. In fact the paths feature grade separations from the Martin Luther King Jr. approach to Coburg Road and the eastbound freeway on-ramp to Interstate 105. Photos taken 04/01/05.
Alton Baker Park
Two views of the water garden associated with the Q Street Canal and Alton Baker Park from the Willamette River pedestrian suspension bridge. Photos taken 04/01/05.

Photo Credits:
2005-04-01 by AARoads

Connect with:
Interstate 105
Oregon 99 and Historic U.S. 99
Oregon 126 - Eugene and Springfield

Page Updated 11-18-2005.

 
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