Traffic Switch on Whilamut Bridge

EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon Department of Transportation contractors will switch northbound Interstate 5 traffic to the new northbound lanes of the Whilamut Passage Bridge Thursday night. The northbound Franklin Boulevard off-ramp will also be reopened, after being closed of nearly two years. Crews will start preparing for the traffic switch Wednesday night by striping and … Continue reading »

Council to Vote on Franklin Annexation

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield City Council will meet Monday night to vote on the annexation of Franklin Boulevard in Glenwood. The council has been discussing this issue since January. It hopes the annexation will mean stronger development potential for the in-between city. The vote involves the part of Franklin Boulevard in between Springfield and Eugene … Continue reading »

Delays Imminent on Franklin Boulevard

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Motorists can expect delays along Franklin Boulevard under Interstate 5 this week. ODOT crews closed the westbound lane of traffic Monday, as they work on a new viaduct pedestrian path adjacent to Franklin Boulevard. The bridge construction will leave one lane open for travel and flaggers are in place to control traffic … Continue reading »