Articles tagged with: Oregon Department of Transportation

20 May 2015

Oregon testing pay-per-mile system

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Oregon is looking to make up lost gas tax revenue with a new program aimed at drivers of fuel-efficient and electric cars. The Oregon Department of Transportation is currently recr ...

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 ...

05 May 2015

Oregon Department of Forestry warns about extreme fire season

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Fire agencies are preparing for what could be the third consecutive extreme fire season. The Oregon Department of Transportation announced fire awareness month. They want to remind ...

20 April 2015

Bee blamed for accident that caused six hour delay on I-5

Posted in Local

Rogue River, Ore. --- A bee is being blamed for a crash that brought I-5 to a stand still for nearly 6 hours yesterday, April 19th.The Oregon Department of Transportation says a semi-truck loaded wi ...

14 April 2015

New bill for cable barrier requirements on its way to the house

Posted in Local

Ore. --- The Oregon Senate passes a bill requiring cable barriers to be installed along the median of highways.Senate bill 921 passed Monday, April 13th, in a 28 to one vote.The bill requires the Or ...

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 ...

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 ...

16 April 2014

Expect delays on I-5 starting Monday

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Phoenix, Ore.-- The usual scene near Phoenix on I-5 is clear of traffic in both directions but come Monday that will all change. Gary Leaming with the Oregon Department of Transportation said  bot ...

08 April 2014

National work zone safety awareness week

Posted in Local, Regional, U.S. & World News

Medford, Ore --- It is 'national work zone safety awareness week', and transportation agencies across the country are raising awareness about the importance of traveling safely through road construc ...