ODOT reinstalling fence along I-5

PHOENIX, Ore.– ODOT is now re-installing a section of fencing that was destroyed in the Almeda Fire along I-5.

The repairs are happening next to I-5 just south of Exit 24 in Phoenix.

The fence was completely torn out after the fire and hasn’t been replaced until now.

The fence will be finished by Thursday, according to ODOT.

NBC5 News reporter Derek Strom is from Renton, Washington. He recently graduated from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communications at Washington State University with a degree in Broadcast News and a minor in Sports Management. He played in the drumline with the WSU marching band. These days, he plays the guitar and piano. Derek is a devoted fan of the Mariners, Seahawks, and Kraken.
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