I-5 Emergency Evacuation Ramp Project Begins Tuesday in Ashland

The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) reports that crews will begin constructing an emergency evacuation ramp from Mountain Avenue to southbound Interstate 5 this Tuesday. Drivers should watch for shoulder closures and trucks on both Mountain Avenue and the interstate near milepost read more…

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Expect Winter Delays Over I-5 Siskiyous, Mt. Shasta Areas and Cascade Passes

The Oregon Department of Transportation warns that unprepared drivers may face challenges through next week as a mix of winter storms are forecast for the Interstate 5 corridor and Cascade mountain passes. Conditions may cause either delays or closures so drivers should remain flexible.

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Oregon’s I-5 Exit 58, North Grants Pass Seismic Work Begins Monday

Starting Monday, October 4, an Oregon Department of Transportation contractor will begin work strengthening the Interstate 5 Exit 58, north Grants Pass bridges.

Scoville Road and 6th Street under the bridges will be limited to a single lane until July. Local traffic will be controlled by read more…

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I-5 Interstate Bridge Will Close for Maintenance Work August 14

The Oregon Department of Transportation reports that maintenance work will shut down I-5 the Interstate Bridge on August 14.

Work will include adjusting the counter-weights, patching the road deck and making improvements to the lighting and the electrical system.

Here is the schedule:

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Interstate Bridge Lifts of up to 25 Minutes on July 16, 17 and 18

The Oregon Department of Transportation reports that both spans of the I-5 Interstate Bridge will see intermittent night lifts lasting as long as 25 minutes on three nights, July 16-18, while ODOT crews oil six miles of bridge cable.

During lifts, the sidewalks will be closed to pedestrians read more…

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Night Lane Closures This Week on Oregon Interstate Bridge

The Oregon Department of Transportation will close two lanes for two nights each on the northbound and southbound spans of the Interstate Bridge Monday through Thursday nights next week for work on the bridge cameras.

One lane will remain open at all times during the work.

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Expect Possible Delays at I-5 South Medford Interchange

The Oregon Department of Transportation reports that traffic backups onto Interstate 5 from the south Medford interchange will soon be much less frequent, thanks to planned upgrades to the southbound Exit 27 off-ramp that begin the night of Sunday, April 25.

Southbound off-ramp traffic widths read more…

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Paving Work Will Shift I-5 Traffic on Roberts Mountain

The Oregon Department of Transportation reports that Interstate 5 motorists should watch for frequent traffic control changes on Roberts Mountain the next few months due to paving work.

Starting on Sunday, April 25, the two southbound lanes over the mountain will be separated by a barrier. read more…

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Oregon’s I-5 Improvement Project Begins 2021 Construction Season. Expect Delays

Oregon’s I-5 drivers should expect delays and single lane traffic south of Ashland this week as Interstate 5 improvements begin for the third season. The pavement and bridge improvements, which modernize the transportation system, are part of the $27 million project from the California border to read more…

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Cascades Raptor Center – Eugene, OR

The Cascade Raptor Center has one of the largest collections of native raptor species in the Pacific Northwest and is a must-see on any visit to Eugene. This year-round volunteer-based nonprofit’s focus is on rehabilitation and education—when possible, they work to reintroduce their majestic inh read more…

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