Engineers with the Oregon Department of Transportation plan to recommend tearing down a nearly completed $12 million overpass on Highway 97 in La Pine after a geotechnical investigation found the underlying soil is unstable.
local | NW Life | Environment | NewsDaily Astorian | Sept. 24, 2017 10:09 a.m.
“I saw a problem that I didn’t feel anyone else was doing anything about,” said Raymond Furr.
local | Environment | NewsThe Register-Guard | Sept. 24, 2017 8:58 a.m.
The Oregon Department of Transportation closes the road — Highway 242 — every winter when snowdrifts build up. Officials say it's unlikely it will reopen before it starts snowing this winter.
Nation | local | Politics | News | Think Out LoudOPB | April 17, 2017 noon
We hit the road — literally — to see how a pothole is filled and find out how that kind of routine road maintenance fits into the huge transportation package lawmakers are putting together.
Oregon State Police are continuing Wednesday evening’s investigation into a single-vehicle fatal crash on Highway 26 in Clatsop County caused by the severe windstorm.
local | Transportation | NewsThe Register-Guard | Jan. 9, 2016 10:58 a.m.
The slide occurred at one of the stretches that had been straightened, and that roadwork may have helped trigger the slide, the state has said.
local | News | OPB News BlogOPB | Feb. 6, 2015 7:45 a.m. | Portland
Headlines for Friday, Feb. 6: The third University of Oregon student thought to have meningococcemia has been cleared; Oregon WinterFest has been canceled; Medford police and fire chiefs received a salary increase; and more.
local | News | OPB News BlogOPB | Jan. 14, 2015 7:45 a.m. | Portland
Headlines for Wednesday, Jan. 14: Burns will host the second annual Harney County Coyote Classic to see who can kill the most coyotes over the weekend; air cannons will be used on the Interstate 5 Bridge to shoo nesting birds; former Portland Mayor Sam Adams is leaving Portland for a job in Washington, D.C.; and more.
local | News | OPB News BlogOPB | Oct. 28, 2014 9:15 a.m. | Portland
The Oregon Department of Transportation plans to launch a voluntary program statewide to test the pay-per-mile road tax. The first phase, which will include 5,000 Oregon drivers, is slated to start July 1.
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Top Stories: ODOT Seeks Drivers To Test Pay-Per-Mile Road Tax Program, Oregon Visitor Monitored For EbolaOPB | Oct. 28, 2014 8 a.m. | Portland
Headlines for Tuesday, Oct. 28: The Oregon Department of Transportation seeks drivers to test new pay-per-mile road tax program; a visitor from West Africa is being monitored for Ebola in Multnomah County; last week's storm caused at least $1 million in damages at port of Port Orford; and more.