Articles tagged with: ODOT

18 May 2015

MPD and ODOT enforcing the use of seatbelts

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Medford Police are making sure drivers are using their seat belts correctly.That is the focus of a safety enforcement operation with the Oregon Department of Transportation that ru ...

17 February 2015

ODOT looking at options for improving the Medford viaduct

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- The Oregon Department of Transportation is looking at options to improve the Medford viaduct, which could be destroyed in the event of a major earthquake.The iron and concrete span ...

23 January 2015

ODOT looking to make roads safer with new weather cameras

Posted in Local

Ore. --- The Oregon Department of Transportation is looking to help make the roads a little safer with the installation of four new weather cameras.Our partners at KPIC reporting the $680,000 projec ...

23 October 2014

Fatal crash blocks all lanes of I-5 near Albany

Posted in Regional

Albany, Ore. -- (KGW) At least one person died in a crash involving several vehicles, including a semi-truck, on Interstate 5 near Albany on Thursday morning. State police said the crash blocked no ...

09 October 2014

In-N-Out traffic study

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- In-N-Out will meet with the City of Medford and the Oregon Department of Transportation next week to begin working on the application process. ODOT says they do have some concerns ...

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 ...