• Deschutes County begins Skyliners Road chip-sealing, assures cyclists the bike lanes get smoother treatment

    12 days ago - By Bésame

    Instead, an oil mix known as ‘fog seal' will leave it smooth, official says
    BEND, Ore. - Deschutes County began a chip-sealing project on about eight miles of Skyliners Road west of Bend on Wednesday, and an official assured concerned cyclists that the bike lane is getting a different treatment that won't leave it too rough for safe cycling.
    Some cyclists and others expressed their concerns on a comment thread on Reddit's Bend subreddit on Wednesday upon learning of the project, one of several chip-sealing projects the county is undertaking this summer.
    But Chuck Schutte, operations...
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