Beltline Closures Start Monday

EUGENE, Ore. — There will be some overnight closures next week on the I-5 and Beltline interchanges. ODOT says on Monday and Tuesday, the northbound I-5 on-ramp from eastbound Beltline will be closed between 7 p.m. and 5 p.m. Northbound I-5 traffic will be reduced to one lane. Then, on Wednesday and Thursday the southbound … Continue reading »

Temporary Beltline Ramp Opens

EUGENE, Ore. – Monday brings big changes to one of the most traveled highways. Construction continues on Beltline with a new ramp and traffic signal. Drivers will use a new temporary ramp for exiting I-5 South to Beltline east and west. ODOT says it will be a big adjustment for the 97,000 drivers who use … Continue reading »

ODOT Prepares for Beltline Ramp Closures

EUGENE, Ore. — Beltline users should beware of some upcoming closures. Starting at 8 p.m. Thursday, the on-ramp from southbound Delta Highway and Green Acres Road to Beltline westbound will be closed until 6 a.m. On the Friday, the on-ramp from River Road to Beltline eastbound will be closed from midnight to 6 a.m. Crews … Continue reading »

New Speed Limits for Construction

EUGENE, Ore. — Starting Wednesday, April 17, new speed limits will go into effect on the Beltline and I-5, as ODOT crews start work on a huge project. Drivers will only be able to go 35 miles per hour on the Beltline bridge over the freeway. As for I-5, that speed limit is dropping to … Continue reading »

Lanes to Close for Beltline Construction

EUGENE, Ore. — Starting Thursday night, you can expect some new lane closures on the Beltline. In order to replace the existing bridge, ODOT will be building a temporary structure over I-5 right next to the existing bridge. To do this, they’ll be closing the right turn lane on westbound Beltline to I-5 South. This … Continue reading »

Indefinite Lane Closures on Beltline

EUGENE, Ore. — Westbound travel on the Beltline bridge over I5 will be reduced indefinitely to two lanes starting Thursday night. This closure will begin phase three of the I5/Beltline rebuilding project. The latest phase of the already seven-year project will include the construction of new I5 off ramps on Beltline, and two additional lanes … Continue reading »

I-5/Beltline Construction Begins

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — ODOT crews will begin construction on one of the area’s busiest freeway interchanges this week. Crews plan to start Monday on phase three of the Interstate 5 and Beltline interchange project. The two-year project will include new ramps on to southbound I-5 and a new overpass. Construction is expected to last through … Continue reading »