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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 …

Snow and ice covered roads

Jacksonville, Ore., — “You can tell even though it’s the middle of the day right now, they’re still covered in ice and snow.” said resident, Hilary McDonald. While the winter weather has been a fun sight in Jacksonville…. “I think most of us …

Deadly road travels at their highest

Medford, Ore. —  2016 is one of the deadliest year on Oregon roads. Oregon State Police reports the most people killed on Oregon roads since 2003. With the busy holiday weekend coming up, NBC5 spoke with the Oregon Department of Transportation about how …

ODOT is clearing roads for holiday travel

Road crews are working to make sure the snow doesn’t impact your holiday travel plans. ODOT’s Gary Leaming says there’s quite a bit of snow on Siskiyou Summit and into Northern California. He says to expect winter driving conditions. There was an …

ODOT incident response

White City, Ore., — While taking care of road conditions is one part of ODOT’s job, incident response is another. When cars get in accidents or are stopped in the road in the Rogue Valley, Sergio Mendoza is on the job. With …

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 …

ODOT prepares for second storm

Medford, Ore. — ODOT is sending crews to the coast in anticipation of the second round of wet, windy weather expected this weekend. Crews are anticipating downed trees and power lines, and possible slides that could make for messy roads. But ODOT says …
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