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Travelers warned ahead of wintry weather

MEDFORD, Ore. – You’ve likely heard wintry weather is about to hit Oregon, with the National Weather Service predicting the first widespread snowfall in “quite a while.” All mountain passes and possibly some valleys west of the cascades can expect snow Tuesday …

Highway 62 expressway project hits halfway mark

Medford, Ore.- The Highway 62 Expressway project has passed the halfway mark. The expressway will connect Medford and White City while bypassing several current lights. The project is meant to reduce congestion on the current stretch of Highway 62 from Poplar Drive …

Greensprings Hwy. reopens after slide repair

Ashland, Ore. – Just in time for Labor Day Weekend, the Greensprings Highway (Oregon 66) was reopened after a month long closure. The Oregon Department of Transportation said the road was closed so crews could repair a decades old on-going slide at …

TripCheck now features statewide ‘speed map’

Salem, Ore. – Oregon’s online traffic mapping service just expanded with a near-real time “speed map.” According to the Oregon Department of Transportation, new TripCheck data shows how fast traffic is flowing around the state. Before August 8, the feature was only …

Highway 62 closed near Crater Lake

Rogue River Nat’l Forest, Ore. – Highway 62 is closed west of the Crater Lake Park entrance due to an avalanche that occurred along Crater Lake National Park. According to ODOT, Highway 62 is shut down at the junction of Highway 230 …

Winter weather causing hazards, delays on I-5

Josephine County, Ore. (Updated at 3:15 p.m.) — Heavy snowfall is contributing to numerous traffic hazards on Interstate 5 in southern Oregon. According to the Oregon Department of Transportation, a series of minor crashes due to snowy conditions prompted them to close …

Fern Valley Interchange officially opens

Phoenix, Ore. — The Fern Valley Interchange is officially open. The city of Phoenix and the Oregon Department of Transportation marked the milestone with a ribbon cutting Thursday at the Shoppes at Exit 24. Construction started on the interchange more than two …
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