Construction Project Limits Business

PHOENIX, Ore. — The Fern Valley interchange construction project is putting the hurt on local businesses in the area. With the road being blocked off, and construction taking place just feet from the Shops at Exit 24 strip mall, shops said they are not seeing the business they used to. While some said their “regulars” … Continue reading »

Rain-Delayed I-5 Construction Resumes

PHOENIX, Ore. – Construction on I-5 near Phoenix has resumed after roughly a week-long delay. The construction, part of an ongoing I-5 interchange project at Exit 24, continued Sunday evening at 7:00. Representatives from the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) say it will cut traffic to one lane in either direction, causing delays up to … Continue reading »

I-5 Traffic Slows to 50 mph for 25 Days

PHOENIX, Ore. — Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) analysts say drivers should expect delays on Interstate 5 for the next few weeks. Starting Monday, ODOT will drop travel down to one lane in each direction at exit 24 near Phoenix. This change will allow crews to install a storm water pipe below the highway. It’s … Continue reading »