Traffic

Deputies focus on end of Summer traffic safety

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) completed their grant funded end of summer enforcement. It focused on impaired driving and passenger restraint laws. The enforcement period was from August 16 to September 2. During that period, deputies focused on traffic safety, with …

Labor Day traffic, where to expect delays

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — One of the biggest holiday weekends of the year is just around the corner as millions are planning to hit the road. Construction on Interstate 5 in both southern Oregon and northern California could cause many problems for …

Highway 62 Expressway to open next week

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Transportation said the Rogue Valley Expressway, also known as the Highway 62 Expressway, will open next week. Gary Leaming with ODOT said after over three years of planning, the project is wrapping up and crews …

Delays likely on Taylor Creek Road

GALICE, Ore. — A project to clear out log jams in a Josephine County creek is happening now. Drivers should expect traffic delays if they’re traveling Taylor Creek Road this week. The Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest says several large wood jams were created …

Icy roads keep local towing company busy

MEDFORD, Ore. — With snow across the region, local towing companies are working around the clock to help keep you safe. Dicks Towing and Transport said they’ve responded to a number of calls including accidents and slide-offs on Jacksonville Hill and on …

Maintenance paving in Ashland; expect delays

MEDFORD, Ore. —  The Oregon Department of Transportation is planning work in Ashland Friday morning. ODOT will be paving multiple locations on Highway 99/North Main Street from Helman Street north to city limits. Expect single lane traffic and delays from 8:30 a.m. -3:30 …

Traffic light system rebooted after car crash

WHITE CITY, Ore. — After a car crash took out an electrical control box on the intersection of highway 140 and 62, Oregon Department of Transportation worked all day to get the traffic light system up and running again. Nearly 30,000 vehicles …