Columbia River Highway Re-Opens After Rock Slide

Posted by Jeremy Scott on June 24, 2014
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TROUTDALE — It was a large job for crews to clear a massive rock slide on the Historic Columbia River Highway near the Stark Street Bridge that closed a quarter-mile of the road for nearly three weeks.

Workers hauled away about 4,400 cubic yards of rocks and debris that slid down the hillside on June 5th.  That’s about four times what was first …

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Bridge Joint Causes I-205 Traffic Jam

Posted by Jeremy Scott on March 11, 2014
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TUALATIN — A bridge joint popped out of place on Interstate 205 southbound on the Tualatin River Bridge just before Stafford Road on Tuesday morning, backing up the commute for several miles well into the afternoon.

Traffic inched by in part of the right lane and on the shoulder for five hours while a crew from the Oregon Department of Transportation …

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Day Four of Brutal Winter Storm

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on February 7, 2014
Snow plow on Hwy. 26 outside the tunnel

Snow plow on Highway 26 outside the tunnel

Update: 2/9/2014 4 :00 PM

Portland — Freezing rain arrived Saturday evening blanketing a thin layer of ice on top of the heap of snow that the area had already received. The icy conditions made road conditions treacherous and caused the MAX train system to stop running for the second time in the systems …

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Snow Causing Severe Traffic Problems, Closures

Posted by Jeremy Scott on February 6, 2014
Jackknifed semi on I-5 in Albany

Jackknifed semi blocks Interstate 5 near Albany

PORTLAND — Snow first hit south and then north before moving right into the heart of downtown in time for the afternoon on Thursday.  It didn’t take long for freeways to turn into a parking lot.  Students went home early and the snow called off many activities.

Full list of closures, cancellations, early releases and …

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Christie Going on Offensive Over Accusation

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on February 1, 2014
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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is going on the offensive after a former loyalist said he has evidence the Republican governor knew more than he has admitted about an apparently politically motivated traffic jam ordered by one of his staffers last year.

The governor’s political team sent an email Saturday to donors, along with columnists and pundits …

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