transportation

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 …

New statewide transportation tax

MEDFORD, Ore. — A new statewide transit tax will go into effect next week. According to the Oregon Department of Revenue, employers will be responsible for collecting the tax equaling one-tenth of one percent of your earnings. It will be taken from …

Holiday travel tips

Ore. — With just days until the Thanksgiving holiday, Oregon Department of Transportation is reminding people to be prepared before hitting the roads. ODOT spokesman Gary Leaming says always know before you go. Check sites like Trip Check for road conditions and …