Highway 47, Stub Stewart, Tophill

Highway 47 will gain two traffic cameras near Stub Stewart State Park

The entrance to Stub Stewart State Park. Photo: Chas Hundley

Two traffic cameras are expected to go live near Stub Stewart State Park sometime in March or April, a spokesperson for the Oregon Department of Transportation said.

"Most major electrical work has been completed," said Lou Torres, a public information officer for ODOT in an email to the Banks Post. Work still to be done includes installation of wiring and configuration of the devices.

"Both cameras will include weather information," Don Hamilton, also a public information officer with ODOT, said. "This information typically includes temperature, surface temperature, elevation (helpful for the mountain cameras), wind speed, precipitation and humidity. And when ready, both will be part of the TripCheck camera network."

The cameras aren't the only traffic cameras to be installed in the region recently. A camera and weather . . .

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