interstate 5

Fire crews battle six small fires near Merlin

Merlin, Ore. — Firefighters in Josephine county spent Sunday morning working to contain several small fires that sparked near Merlin. Rural Metro Fire reported six fires, each under 1/10 of an acre, on the side of Interstate 5.  A southbound lane of …

Wet conditions may have contributed to I-5 crash

Josephine County, Ore. – Following a crash on Interstate 5 Monday morning, first responders are warning drivers to be prepared for wet conditions on southern Oregon roadways. Rural Metro Fire Josephine County said crews responded to a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 …

Speed limits for trucks on I-5 could increase

Salem, Ore. – An Oregon Department of Transportation panel is discussing the implications of raising the speed limit for trucks on certain sections of Interstate 5. According to ODOT, the Oregon Speed Zone Review Panel is looking into raising the speed limit …

I-5 stabbing victim identified

Gold Hill, Ore. – Oregon State Police have identified the man who was stabbed on Interstate 5 early Thursday morning. Troopers were called to I-5 between Central Point and Gold Hill around 6:00 Thursday morning, for a man waving his arms on the …

Rockslide closes I-5 south of Ashland

Ashland, Ore. – Interstate 5 was temporarily closed Wednesday due to a rockslide between Ashland and the Siskiyou Pass summit. According to ODOT, crews held traffic at milepost 1 northbound and at milepost 14 southbound after the slide occurred. The slide pushed …
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