Highway 126 Closure Impacts Drivers

CUSHMAN, Ore. — Travelers heading to Florence Sunday afternoon had to wait a few hours to get through a flooded portion of Highway 126. Florence resident Neil Karp says the closure on Highway 126 Sunday afternoon wasn’t the first road closure he had to deal with this weekend. Saturday the Highway 101 closure delayed his … Continue reading »

Water Main Break Closes Road

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Crews in Cottage Grove say there was a water main break on S. 10th St. near Quincy Ave. Wednesday afternoon at about 2:20 p.m. The break lifted the entire road surface onĀ 10th St. between 4 to 6 inches in some places. Crews say S. 10th St. is closed to traffic between … Continue reading »

Road Work Causes Gas Leak

UPDATE 7 P.M.: Traffic has been reopened to the intersection.   EUGENE, Ore. — A gas leak forced crews to shut down a two-block radius of south Eugene on Friday afternoon. Officials say crews working on road repairs at Jefferson and 18th Avenue hit a gas line. Traffic was detoured while the leak was fixed. … Continue reading »

Prepare for Pearl Street Closure

EUGENE, Ore. — Pearl Street between 18th and 19th avenues will close for construction starting next week. Once construction begins, both motorists and cyclists will have to find a different way to get from 18th to 19th avenues. It’s only a one-block stretch, but throughout the day the street has constant traffic. “We’re having a … Continue reading »