Drivers Going Too Fast Near Interchange

PHOENIX, Ore. – Several months after work began on the Fern Valley Interchange project, many drivers are choosing to ignore the reduced speed limit, according to Oregon State Police. The speed limit is posted at 50 miles per hour through the 2-mile stretch of Interstate 5 at Phoenix, in order to protect construction crews working … Continue reading »

Interstate 5 Work Postponed Due to Rain

PHOENIX, Ore. — The rainy weather forecast for this week has postponed work on Interstate 5 until further notice north of Phoenix which would have channeled traffic into a single lane. In a press release from the Oregon Department of Transportation, Project Manager Tim Fletcher said, “You cannot stripe when the weather is wet, it’s … Continue reading »

Two Accidents Block I-5 Northbound Lanes

ASHLAND, Ore. – Two unrelated accidents leave three drivers injured and stall afternoon traffic along I-5 Northbound. The first accident happened near mile marker 15 around 2:30 Saturday afternoon. State Police officials say the driver of a Honda Civic going Southbound became distracted and drove through the median at full speed into the Northbound lanes. … Continue reading »