Highway 62

ADA work begins on “Big X” intersection

MEDFORD, Ore. — Work on the “Big X” intersection in Medford is getting underway. It’s a project to make the intersection of Highway 99, 238 and 62 more accessible for those with disabilities. The Oregon Department of Transportation said it’s upgrading ramps, …

Highway 62 Expressway finally set to open

MEDFORD, Ore. — After nearly 3 years of construction, the Highway 62 Expressway is finally set to open. “I know that the public is excited, I get asked countless times of day… when is it going to be open,” said Gary Leaming, …

Highway 62 Expressway to open next week

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Transportation said the Rogue Valley Expressway, also known as the Highway 62 Expressway, will open next week. Gary Leaming with ODOT said after over three years of planning, the project is wrapping up and crews …

Woman dies in crash north of Eagle Point

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – A Shady Cove woman died after a crash north of Eagle Point. According to Oregon State Police, on the morning of October 4, 45-year-old Argelia Avina was driving a 2006 Chevy Aveo westbound on Highway 62. Avina came …

Update on Highway 62 Expressway construction

MEDFORD, Ore. — Work on the new Highway 62 Expressway could be finished by the end of winter. Contractors are continuing to work through the fall.  Phase 1 was completed this past summer and phase 2 is underway. Transportation officials say work …

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 …

Highway 62 overnight paving

Medford, Ore.- Oregon Department of Transportation is getting ready to start the next phase of its Highway 62 project. ODOT says paving the highway is a good indicator that the project is nearing completion. It’s been underway for 18 months now and …

ODOT progresses on Highway 62 improvements

Medford, Ore. — If you were driving on Highway 62 Friday, you may have noticed a change to your commute. The Oregon Department of Transportation is making progress on its Highway 62 construction project. As a result, it was able to open …