Just over one month remains until the November 8 General Election, and in a sure sign of the election season, the Oregon Department of Transportation is again reminding campaigners to keep their signs out of the right of way.
Completion of a project to replace the 85-year-old bridge over West Fork Dairy Creek just outside Banks city limits has been delayed without a known reopening date, ODOT said Thursday.
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.
Those who work and play in the Tillamook State Forest should be aware of a number of road and OHV closures this summer.
The Oregon Department of Transportation and Washington County Land Use and Transportation are once again asking people to stop putting election signs in state-owned rights of way.
With the ink barely dry on Governor Kate Brown’s signature on a bill requiring the Oregon Department of Transportation to study Highway 6 and make repair recommendations to the legislature no later than September 15, 2023, ODOT is already at work on their newly mandated task. “ODOT has issued a[Read More…]
One of two main routes into Timber has been cut off following a landslide between Strassel Road and Cochran Road, Washington County Land Use and Transportation said Monday evening. A precise location for the landslide was not immediately disclosed, but the area between the two roads—famously winding and steep—is known[Read More…]
Is change on the way for Oregon’s deadly Highway 6? One community leader pushing to raise awareness of the traffic fatalities on the rural highway stretching from Banks through Gales Creek to Tillamook says that a local elected official is finally pushing for change. Jesse Borough, founder of public awareness[Read More…]
The Oregon Transportation Commission wants Oregonians’ thoughts on how best to spend more than $400 million, available as part of the recent federal infrastructure law. Oregon will receive more than $3.4 billion for roads over the next five years, with $1.2 billion going directly to the state Transportation Department and[Read More…]
A bill introduced in the Oregon House of Representatives in advance of the upcoming short session beginning Feb. 1 would direct the Oregon Department of Transportation to study the Wilson River Highway (signed as Highway 6) and provide an assessment of the highway’s condition, deficiencies, and estimates to repair it.[Read More…]