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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, …

MP97 Fire nears end, aftermath work begins

MEDFORD, Ore. — When you have an area that’s been hit by a wildfire, heavy rainfall is no longer it’s best friend—it’s actually its worst enemy. Southern Oregon’s largest fire thus far this summer, the Milepost 97 Fire, is 95 percent contained. While …

ODOT offers summer road safety tips

WHITE CITY, Ore. — With wildfires burning along I-5 in southern Oregon, the Oregon Department of Transportation wants to remind people to be prepared for fire conditions before you hit the road. “A lot of people are on vacation, this is also …

Major injury crash closes HWY 140

Klamath Co., Oregon — Oregon 140 (Lake of the Woods Highway) is blocked in both directions late Monday afternoon after a major injury crash that has blocked both lanes. It happened early Monday afternoon 22 miles west of Odessa. The Oregon Department of …

Rest area to open this month in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. – When you cross the Oregon border you will soon be greeted with a new rest area and welcome center in Ashland off I-5. Travel Oregon and ODOT put on the rest area’s ribbon cutting ceremony Friday, June 7. While it’s …

Oregon 42 bridge closing for repairs

WINSTON, Ore. — The Lower Lookingglass Creek Bridge on Oregon 42 will be closing for repairs next week. Beginning Thursday, June 13th, the bridge near Douglas High School will close for approximately 3 weeks. Crews will be resurfacing and strengthening the 1940’s bridge by …

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, …