MEDFORD, Ore. — Some seasonal employees that fight fires in the summer for the Oregon Department of Forestry are working to keep roads clear for the Oregon Department of Transportation. The statewide program “Fire and Ice” has been around since ...

ILLINOIS VALLEY, Ore. — Heading into Labor Day weekend millions are expected to hit the roads, and local agencies want to make sure you get to your destination in one piece. Highway 199 has seen nearly 200 crashes since June ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — Students will head back to school in Medford next week, which means police will be watching school zones, bus stops and crosswalks. The Medford Police Department said with the nicer weather in the morning, more kids are ...

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 ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — With the recent hot and high temperatures,  auto experts are warning people the dangers of the heat on their vehicle’s tires. During the summer months, local tire shops are busier than ever. “It’s been pretty hot so ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — Summer construction is getting underway and transportation agencies want to remind drivers about work zone safety. New and existing projects will be taking place all summer long with more than 600 statewide. According to ODOT, Oregon averages ...

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A family of three was shaken up Thursday night after a pickup truck crashed into a tree just narrowly missing their home. The incident happened on the 3800 block of Cloverlawn drive around 5:15 p.m. The ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — As many head home after Thanksgiving, drivers are being urged to use caution on the roads, especially on high mountain passes. The Oregon Department of Transportation says many local highways can be quite slippery due to rain ...

Grants Pass, Ore. — You may want to slow down on one stretch of road in Grants Pass. The city says they installed two speed humps along northeast Ninth Street, known as the “camel humps.” Last March, a Grants Pass ...

Grants Pass, Ore. — The Grants Pass City Council is looking for a safe solution to the “camel humps” on Northeast Ninth Street. The council heard from the City Utilities Director who presented several alternatives for slowing traffic. Narrowed lanes, speed ...

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