Traffic Closures

Road closures in Oregon due to flooding: US 101 will remain closed indefinitely to pedestrians, bicyclists, and all but emergency vehicles approximately 12 miles north of Florence in Lane County (MP 177) where heavy rains, an active landslide, and a failing retaining wall have resulted in damage to the roadway. OR 229 (Siletz Hwy) is … Continue reading »

Hwy 101 Closed Near Heceta Head

FLORENCE, Ore. — Highway 101 is closed in both directions about 12 miles north of Florence.  A retaining wall at an active slide lo cation has been compromised by heavy rain. The highway will be closed all weekend. Northbound traffic will be turned around at Sea Lion Caves. Southbound traffic will be turned around at the Carl … Continue reading »

Civil War to Bring Heavy Traffic

CORVALLIS, Ore. —  Saturday marks the 118th edition of the Civil War football game, and that means heavy traffic. The Oregon Department of Transportation expects more than 15,000 extra vehicles will be on Interstate 5 and other roads between Eugene and Corvallis on Saturday. Crews are already setting up equipment around Reser Stadium to control … 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 on 10th St. between 4 to 6 inches in some places. Crews say S. 10th St. is closed to traffic between … Continue reading »

Delta Highway Closures Continue

EUGENE, Ore. – Another round of closures is scheduled the week on Delta Highway as construction of a new bridge at Goodpasture Island Road continues. The northbound lanes from the Goodpasture Island Road off-ramp to the on-ramp will be closed Tuesday night from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Northbound traffic can get around the construction … Continue reading »

Back-to-School Traffic Safety Blitz

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Wednesday marks the first day of school for many districts across the state – and that also means lower speed limits in school zones – including in Corvallis, where police are patrolling as part of its annual back-to-school traffic safety blitz. Drivers may be used to the 35 miles-per-hour zones surrounding many … Continue reading »

EPD Reminds of Safety in School Zones

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Traffic Enforcement Unit would like to remind motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, and skateboarders to use extra caution as children head back to school. EPD says to budget extra time and be patient with delays, watch out for pedestrians, obey crossing guards, follow crosswalk laws, drive the speed limit and stop … Continue reading »

Crash Blocks Hwy 99 Near Milliron Rd

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Police say one lane was blocked early Thursday morning due to a motor vehicle crash. The first calls came in just after 6:45 a.m. and both lanes were open by 8 a.m. This happened near Highway 99 S and Milliron Road in Junction City. There was no word on injuries.

Eugene Police Traffic Sting

EUGENE, Ore. – EPD says in just three and half hours Monday, 47 citations were issued to drivers in the MLK Boulevard and Coburg Road area. Of the citations: 11 were failure to obey a traffic device, 11 cell phone violations, and seven for seat belt infractions. Another sting will be held in the same … Continue reading »

EPD Traffic Sting

EUGENE, Ore. – Eugene Police will be on the lookout for traffic violators Monday. Patrols will be out near the intersection of MLK Boulevard and Coburg Road citing people not following the law. EPD is cracking down on speeding, cell phone use and even uninsured drivers. It’s part of a month’s long traffic operation.

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