Traffic

ODOT plans to use salt along I-5 this winter

White City, Or.- The Oregon Department of Transportation says it will expand its salt pilot locations from milepost 11 in Ashland to milepost 100 in Canyonville, as well as part of I-84 heading into eastern Oregon. ODOT says its seen about a …

TripCheck now features statewide ‘speed map’

Salem, Ore. – Oregon’s online traffic mapping service just expanded with a near-real time “speed map.” According to the Oregon Department of Transportation, new TripCheck data shows how fast traffic is flowing around the state. Before August 8, the feature was only …

Semi truck blocks lanes

Ashland, Ore., — “We pushed them over to the, we straightened them up and closed the slow lane.” said ODOT spokesman, Gary Leaming. Traffic on I-5 was affected this afternoon — when a semi truck jack knifed, blocking both northbound lanes. It …

Winter weather causing hazards, delays on I-5

Josephine County, Ore. (Updated at 3:15 p.m.) — Heavy snowfall is contributing to numerous traffic hazards on Interstate 5 in southern Oregon. According to the Oregon Department of Transportation, a series of minor crashes due to snowy conditions prompted them to close …