Articles tagged with: ODOT

24 September 2014

Wet weather causes slick roads, safety tips

Posted in Local, Regional

Medford, Ore. --- After months of dry weather the rain is finally falling!  With rain in the forecast, the Oregon Department of Transportation forecasted slick roads.ODOT gives some tips for drivin ...

05 September 2014

Expect delays on I-5 through September 14th

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Drivers can expect delays for one week beginning Saturday as crews work to repair a bridge and box culvert just south of exit 43 on I-5.Traffic will be condensed to one lane northb ...

28 August 2014

FedEx truck catches fire on the I-5

Posted in Local

Siskiyou Pass, Ore. -- A FedEx truck erupted in flames along I-5 Thursday morning, halting traffic and damaging the freeway.Off camera the driver of this FedEx truck recounts what happened as his ca ...

15 August 2014

ODOT rescues a family of ducks

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- (ODOT) A family of ducks waddled their way onto the northbound, I-5 exit 27 on ramp on Friday morning, causing a hazard not only for themselves, but also for motorists trying to swe ...

09 June 2014

I-5 on-ramp closed until Friday

Posted in Local

Phoenix, Ore. -- Starting this morning, some drivers getting on Interstate 5 in Phoenix will need to find an alternate route. The southbound on-ramp at exit 24 and Fern Valley Interchange will be cl ...

28 April 2014

Up close look at Fern Valley Interchange construction

Posted in Local

Phoenix, Ore. -- Transportation officials say the construction to install a storm water pipeline underneath Interstate 5 is necessary in completing the Fern Valley Interchange. The project is expect ...

28 April 2014

ODOT official speaks about construction on I-5

Posted in Local

Phoenix, Ore. -- Construction on I5 is now underway and traffic is down to one lane in each direction. This project was supposed to start last week, but rainy weather had delayed the project. Gary L ...

31 March 2014

Studded tire season won't be extended past March 31

Posted in Local, Regional

If you've got studded tires on your car, state officials want you to know that today is the last day studded tires are allowed on the road. If drivers are caught using them after today's deadline y ...

07 February 2014

Oregon Department of Transportation prepared for storms

Posted in Local, Weather

After record breaking temperatures two weeks ago winter is back again. The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a winter storm warning for multiple areas of Southern Oregon but Steve Sills ...