Road Plowing Questions Answered

EUGENE, Ore. — Almost a week after snow covered the Willamette Valley viewers are wondering why many roads haven’t been plowed. KEZI 9 News took viewer questions to the Eugene Public Works Incident Commander, Chris Girard. Girard says crews have been working 12-hour shifts to clear priority routes. He says the extreme cold weather is … Continue reading »

Eugene Makes Best Drivers List

EUGENE, Ore. — A new report shows drivers in Eugene, are some of the safest in the country. The Allstate Insurance Company came out with its 9th Annual Best Drivers Report. The report ranks America’s 200 largest cities on who has the safest drivers. Eugene ranked 10th on the list. The report found the average … Continue reading »

Major Road Construction This Week

EUGENE, Ore. — The week of June 16th is a busy week for construction. Here’s a full list of where you can expect delays: Construction of 5th Avenue from Blair Boulevard to High Street begins. Lincoln Street to Washington Street will be closed for reconstruction. 10th Avenue from Jefferson Street to Olive Street will also be … Continue reading »

Old Asphalt Used for New Roads

EUGENE, Ore. — Green technology is helping construction crews use our old roads to pave the way for the new ones. This is part of the project to rebuild Lorane Highway in south Eugene. Crews tear up the old road, and then they add new concrete to the ground-up surface, which makes the road stronger. … Continue reading »