Whilamut Passage Bridge Opens

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Drivers traveling near the I-5 Franklin Boulevard interchange can expect some delays. Thursday night, ODOT contractors will switch northbound I-5 traffic to the new northbound lanes of the Whilamut Passage Bridge. Workers are also reopening the northbound Franklin off-ramp after a closure that lasted two years. There will also be a temporary … Continue reading »

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 »

Whilamut Passage Bridge Opens

EUGENE/SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) celebrated the completion of the Interstate-5 Whilamut Passage Bridge on Friday. ODOT said the event marked both the bridge’s completion, as well as, celebrated the savings of up to $12 million dollars, about four months of time and more importantly, the culmination of years of collaborative … Continue reading »