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I-5 intermittent closures for retardant drops

MEDFORD, Ore. – As traffic alert was issued by Medford Police Wednesday morning for Interstate 5. Police say the freeway is being shut down intermittently for retardant drops. Police say there is also a significant traffic back up on arterial routes, as …

Semi truck rollover closed down I5 overnight

MEDFORD, Ore.— I5 was shut down early Friday morning after a semi-truck rolled over. It happened around 12:30 A.M. in Medford between the South and North Medford exits. Witnesses say they heard the crash and were there before emergency crews arrived. “Me …

ODOT tries to keep drivers safe on the pass

ASHLAND, Ore. — Snow plows have hit the roads to keep drivers safe on the pass. With the first taste of winter, ODOT is ready and armed with salt and sand. Every morning ODOT Transportation and Maintenance Specialist Bobby James clocks into …

Motorcyclist injured in freeway crash

TALENT, Ore. — Police were investigating a motorcycle crash on Interstate 5 at the northbound offramp in Talent. Oregon State Police said a motorcyclist struck a road sign Monday night and was sent to the hospital with unknown injuries. OSP said the …

Freeway fire stalls traffic on Interstate 5

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. – Firefighters are investigating the cause of two fires that sparked Monday along Interstate 5. The fires were divided by the road. Oregon Department of Forestry says the fire began burning on both sides of the southbound lanes, the …

Fire may have been sparked by vehicle

WOLF CREEK, Ore — One lane of I-5 shutdown Friday evening due to a wildfire. Eight different agencies and two helicopters battled a fire at Wolf Creek. Oregon Department of Forestry said the cause of this fire was likely a small piece …