JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore.– ODOT is creating a new safety plan for highway 199 as crashes continue to rise on the dangerous highway to the coast. ODOT’s data shows crashes rose nearly every year from 2014 to 2019. ODOT said it ...

Update (11-17-22, 2:50 p.m.) – The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office provided an update to their investigation into a house explosion that left three people injured. The sheriff’s office sent out the following statement Thursday afternoon: On November 17, 2022, the ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – A person died in a single-vehicle crash in rural Josephine County. Oregon State Police said at about 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21, a California man was driving a white Ford pickup truck northbound on Highway ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – The identity of the person who died after a crash on Highway 199 has been released. Oregon State Police said that just before 1:00 p.m. on August 15, 52-year-old Richard Gardea of Stockton, California, was driving ...

UPDATE, 5/24 – Oregon State Police responded to the crash at milepost 19 on Highway 199 near Selma on May 23rd around 10:30 am. Police say a preliminary investigation shows a northbound Volkswagen Bug, driven by 29-year-old Jesse Kozechen of ...

DEL NORTE COUNTY, Ore. – The driver of a semi-truck hauling a load of tar in Northern California was arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants. The California Highway Patrol said on Thursday, April 28, 58-year-old Raoul Payette, Jr. ...

Update (3:30 p.m., 04-28-22) – CHP Crescent City posted at about 3:15 p.m., Highway 199 was open to one lane of traffic. SIX RIVERS NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. – Southern Oregon’s main path to the coast has been shut down temporarily. ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – An upcoming virtual open house will allow people to discuss safety on Highway 199, also known as Redwood Highway. The highway’s corridor from the Applegate River to the California border has been identified by the Oregon ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – One person died in a crash outside of Grants Pass Thursday. Oregon State Police said at about 1:00 a.m. on October 14, a Toyota Tundra pickup truck was traveling on Highway 199/Redwood Highway when it left ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore — Oregon State Police is adding more officers on Highway 199, in anticipation of a surge of people heading to the Oregon/California Coast for the holiday weekend. Oregon Department of Transportation say drivers can expect to see ...

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