The Oregon State Police released additional details following a fatal crash that saw Highway 6 closed for about five hours on Friday.
ODOT has published a report detailing issues plaguing Highway 6, but cautions that no funding exists to tackle most of the work.
“How many wrecks and deaths will it take before ODOT gets serious about the dangerous condition of this road,” writes Tillamook property owner Ginny Van Loo in a letter to the editor.
People keep dying in crashes on Highway 6. ODOT’s got some (mostly) unfunded ideas to help. Check it out at an online open house.
The Oregon Department of Transportation is hosting an in-person and an online open house regarding the safety study of the Highway 6 corridor mandated by the Oregon Legislature in 2022.
Highway 6 is closed one mile west of the Highway 47 interchange following a crash, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation’s tripcheck.com.
Have an opinion on Highway 6? The Oregon Department of Transportation wants to hear from you by November 28 at an online open house as the state agency studies safety and road conditions on the highway.
Those using Highway 6 to travel should note that an Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) striping project from Banks to Tillamook begins Tuesday, and is expected to last three days.
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