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.

Fatal Crash Blocks Hwy 38

UPDATE — All lanes of Hwy 38 are open. SCOTTSBURG, Ore. — One person was killed in a head-on crash on Hwy 38 near Scottsburg, early Saturday morning. The highway is blocked in both directions and the closure may last several hours. Police say they received calls just after 6 a.m. Saturday, reporting a crash … Continue reading »

Springfield Bridge to be Repaired

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The historic Willamette River Bridge in Springfield is about to get a facelift, and ODOT wants to let drivers know about some scheduled closures and delays coming up. Commonly called the Springfield bridge, it’s located on the west end of Springfield, and is part of Main Street and OR 126B. Repair work … Continue reading »

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