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Maintenance paving in Ashland; expect delays

MEDFORD, Ore. —  The Oregon Department of Transportation is planning work in Ashland Friday morning. ODOT will be paving multiple locations on Highway 99/North Main Street from Helman Street north to city limits. Expect single lane traffic and delays from 8:30 a.m. -3:30 …

Oregon construction employment at record highs

MEDFORD, Ore. — Oregon’s construction industry reached a record high number of jobs in recent months. Oregon’s construction industry employed nearly 110,000 workers according to the Oregon Employment Department.  That is up from 70,000 after the recession in 2008. “We have shortages …

Traffic light system rebooted after car crash

WHITE CITY, Ore. — After a car crash took out an electrical control box on the intersection of highway 140 and 62, Oregon Department of Transportation worked all day to get the traffic light system up and running again. Nearly 30,000 vehicles …

Construction mix-up causes delays in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Transportation reports a mistake in construction caused a serious traffic delay this morning outside of Ashland. According to ODOT, Knife River was scheduled to work on Highway 99 until 6 am Thursday morning. It’s part …