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  • Central Oregon Highways TV Program

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    Travel to Oregon's "7 Wonders" including the Painted Hills and more...
    See ODOT handle 100 ton giants with kid gloves. 
    You'll learn a lot.  Watch Central Oregon Highways.
    Click here to watch Central Oregon Highways.


  • Central Oregon Highways - Dec. '13

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    Take a look at some of Oregon's spectacular bridges.  While you are at it, virtually travel the Journey Through Time Scenic Byway.


    They're both featured in a "Best Of" edition of Central Oreogn Highways TV program for this month.


    Click here to watch the program.

Important Public Information Current Topics

Murphy Road Project...a bridge to the future

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The new Murphy Road bridge is taking shape over the Parkway (US97) in Bend.


Learn more about the project.


Click here.

Seasonal Road & Driving Information 

plowing light snow.jpgODOT mainteance crews take to the highways to keep you safe.
Click here to learn about our winter highway priorities and more.
For winter car care tips, click here.

(ODOT keeps the Old McKenzie Pass open until about 6 inches of snow builds up in the Fall.  At that time, we'll close the gates until next Spring)

Region 4 Newsroom
Highway Projects by County  

US20 - Sisters Project - Phase Two

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Construction in downtown Sisters on US20 is well underway.
ODOT contractor Knife River has paved the first three blocks of the project and already has moved on to repairs to the second three blocks.
Learn more about the project.
Click the link here

Volunteers Lend ODOT A Helping Hand


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Volunteers help keep our highways clean.
Just an hour or two of time can make a big difference.


Click here to see the video.

ODOT's Beautiful Bridges

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From the Crooked River High Bridge to the Dry Canyon Bridge in the Gorge and up and down the Coast, Conde McCullough has left a legacy of beautiful bridges for Oregonians.   
Click here to see video. 
Isaac Lee Patterson Bridge
over the Rogue River
at  Gold Beach 

Central Oregon Celebrates 100 Years Of ODOT​

From the cry of "Get Oregon Out Of The Mud" to construction of the High Bridge, Redmond Reroute and more.
Click here to learn about the history of the Oregon Department of Transportation in Central Oregon​

 ODOT's Journey Through Time Scenic Byway  

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Travel through 50 million years in less than a day along the Journey Through Time Scenic Byway.   


Modern life co-exists with fossils from millions of years ago along a highway like no other.


Click here to see a video of the Journey Through Time Scenic Byway.


OR218 passes by the Clarno Unit Palisades of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.