Fatal Highway 20 Crash Concerns Drivers

EDDYVILLE, Ore. — Memorial Day Weekend is around the corner, and traffic will pick up on Highway 20 between the coast and Corvallis. But another fatal crash on Tuesday night is leaving drivers nervous about the notorious stretch of highway. On Tuesday night, Oregon State Police say 66-year-old Gary Langstaff of Siletz passed a line … Continue reading »

Two Die in Crash on HWY 20

UPDATE: OSP says two students from Oregon State University died in the crash. Abigail Patricia Emerson, 21, of Roseburg, and Christopher J. Kazanski, 24, of Madison, Wis. died after their car was submerged in the Yaquina River. EDDYVILLE, Ore. — Oregon State Police are investigating the cause a deadly crash along Highway 20, Sunday. Troopers … Continue reading »

Erosion Along Hwy 20, Lane Closed

EDDYVILLE, Ore. – One lane is closed on Highway 20 near Eddyville after erosion along the Yaquina River chipped away at an embankment near the roadway. The Oregon Department of Transportation says the erosion only affected the shoulder of the eastbound lane, but ODOT will repair the embankment before opening the lane back up for … Continue reading »

ODOT Considers Closing Lane on Hwy. 20

Near EDDYVILLE, Ore. — ODOT is mulling a decision to close down one lane of Highway 20, about six miles west of Eddyville. The Yaquina River eroded part of the highway’s foundation, which collapsed into the water. That section needs to be rebuilt and repaved. ODOT needs to put out a bid and select a … Continue reading »