Ferry Street Bridge Construction Begins

EUGENE, Ore. — Closures and detours at the Ferry Street Bridge begin Friday at 7 p.m. The work will continue through Monday morning. Crews are replacing the asphalt surface with a concrete surface, which is much more resistant to wear and tear. Traffic will be reduced to one lane each way. The same restrictions will … Continue reading »

Ferry Street Bridge Work Starts Friday

EUGENE, Ore. — Repairs will begin on the Ferry Street Bridge in Eugene this weekend. The work is expected to start Friday night and last until Monday morning, and it’ll continue the next four weekends. The project manager says with traffic reduced to one lane each way, taking I-105 or Franklin Boulevard would help ease … Continue reading »

Ferry Street Bridge Safety Questioned

EUGENE, Ore. — The Ferry Street Bridge in Eugene has been ranked as one of the most dangerous in the country. The ranking comes from Travel and Leisure magazine. When public works leaders survey the bridge, they say it might be old but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s not safe. When you look at the … Continue reading »

EPD Charges Man in Fatal Crash

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police has charged Dallin Jeffrey Stewart, 19, of Vernal, Utah, with DUII following the investigation into a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash on July 24. Just after 10 p.m., police got a call of someone who had been hit a truck traveling northbound on the Ferry Street Bridge. “When the impact happened, … Continue reading »

Police Seek Witnesses to Fatal Crash

EUGENE, Ore. — A man died after he was hit by a truck on the Ferry Street Bridge Wednesday night, and police are looking for witnesses. Heavy traffic sifts across the bridge daily, and with no crosswalks it can be a dangerous place for pedestrians to cross. Eugene police are trying to piece together how … Continue reading »

Pedestrian Crash Closes Ferry St. Bridge

EUGENE, Ore. — A fatal vehicle-versus-pedestrian crash shut down the northbound lane of the Ferry St. Bridge in Eugene for several hours Wednesday night. Eugene Police Department and medics responded to the call of an accident just after 10 p.m. on Wednesday. According to police, a truck was heading northbound over the bridge when it … Continue reading »