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New survey says majority of Americans support usage fees to fix crumbling roads

New survey says majority of Americans support usage...

Posted by Kerry Clines on May 02, 2016

A newly published survey reports that nearly two-thirds of Americans would support roadway user fees to help fix the country's ...

Family of road worker killed by dump truck is suing for $7.9 million

Family of road worker killed by dump truck is suing for...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 31, 2015

The family of a longtime supervisor for a road construction company who died after being run over by a dump ...

Drunk driver wrecks into Oregon construction zone, nearly falls into pit with active gas line

Drunk driver wrecks into Oregon construction zone,...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 02, 2015

A drunk driver in Oregon barely avoided a potential disaster after he crashed into a construction site and found himself ...

Vandals use dozer, backhoe and even a fire truck to cause $100k+ damage to trees, roads other equipment in Oregon

Vandals use dozer, backhoe and even a fire truck to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 21, 2015

An Oregon construction company is looking at a hefty price tag for the damage done by someone who broke into a jobsite ...

Truck hauling excavator pulls down 4 power poles, leaves hundreds without power in Oregon

Truck hauling excavator pulls down 4 power poles,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 18, 2015

A driver hauling an excavator along a two-lane road in Banks, Oregon, recently ran into a bit of trouble—literally. According to a ...

Study shows Portland highways are either at capacity or nearly there

Study shows Portland highways are either at capacity or...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 17, 2015

Drivers in Oregon probably noticed their commute has been getting significantly more lengthy this year, and a new study found ...

Oregon DOT develops work zone awareness infographic to educate motorists

Oregon DOT develops work zone awareness infographic to...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 21, 2015

The Oregon Department of Transportation has developed an infographic designed to educate and bring awareness of work zone dangers for ...

OReGO partners with three businesses to manage accounts, collect road user fees

OReGO partners with three businesses to manage...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 28, 2015

Three private businesses—Azuga, Sanef and Verizon Telematics—are now “technically certified” to manage Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) OReGO accounts, collect road ...

Oregon DOT starts second year of U.S. 26 Mount Hood Safety Project with blasting (VIDEO)

Oregon DOT starts second year of U.S. 26 Mount Hood...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 27, 2015

A blasting near Government Camp, Ore., April 21 began the second year of work on the Oregon Department of Transportation’s ...

Oregon names its voluntary pay-as-you-drive highway usage tax. Meet OreGo

Oregon names its voluntary pay-as-you-drive highway...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 23, 2015

Oregon’s Road Usage Charge Program (RUC) is officially titled OreGo and will start implementation July 1 this year. Created by Oregon Senate ...

Residents of small Oregon town use bulldozer, snow to fight and contain large fire

Residents of small Oregon town use bulldozer, snow to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 08, 2015

With no fire department of their own, the residents of a small town in central Oregon banded together in sub-zero ...

More states ban ET-Plus guardrail system

More states ban ET-Plus guardrail system

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 24, 2014

The list of state department of transportations to have removed the controversial guardrail end-terminal model (ET-Plus) from its approved highway-products ...

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