The first phase of Bend’s Wilson Avenue Corridor Projects begins today. Crews will close the intersection at Wilson Avenue and 9th Street to build a single-lane roundabout and separated bike lanes. Construction is scheduled to continue through late May. Local and emergency access will be maintained. According to City officials this GO Bond Project, approved by voters in 2020, will improve safety and east-west connectivity from 2ndd street, along Wilson Avenue, to 15th Street.