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Construction on Delta/Beltline interchange halted after workplace injury

They tell KEZI 9 News construction is on hold in the wake of the accident until Sunday night.

Posted: Jan 18, 2020 9:21 PM
Updated: Jan 19, 2020 10:20 AM

EUGENE, Ore. -- ODOT officials say a construction worker was injured at the Delta Highway and Beltline interchange Saturday morning, halting all work on the project.

An official from the Eugene Springfield Fire Department described the injury as serious. Dispatch records show someone was taken to Riverbend hospital just before 11 a.m.

An ODOT spokesperson said further information about the condition of the worker would be provided by the contractor, Hamilton Construction.

RELATED: CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN SOON ON DELTA HIGHWAY AND BELTLINE INTERCHANGE

ODOT says lane closures are still expected to end by 6 a.m. Monday morning. 

This is a developing story.

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