Road Crews Prepare For Snow

MEDFORD, Ore. — On Wednesday, crews with the Oregon Department of Transportation were treating and plowing the Siskiyou Pass on Interstate 5, as they have all winter. If a storm is severe and more crews are needed, the Central Point O-DOT crew is called in as back-up near the Siskiyous or north of Grants Pass. … Continue reading »

Thousands Still Without Power

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore .– Snow continued to fall in Josephine County Saturday leaving those who are already without power searching for a place to warm up. As of Saturday evening, more than 7,000 residents of Jackson and Josephine Counties are still without power. “You don’t realize how much you miss that first hot cup of coffee … Continue reading »

Winter Weather Keeps ODOT Crews Busy

NEAR ASHLAND, Ore. — As snow fell on I -5 Saturday morning near the border of Oregon and California, workers with the Oregon Department of Transportation were in full force making sure the roads were safe and clear for drivers. “We’ve started pre-treating for the last couple days. In anticipation with these storms coming in,” … Continue reading »