|PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS |
||All across Oregon, ODOT is making an impact. Take a Scenic Byway drive into history, ride our new passenger trains and watch our safety crews learning how to keep it safe on the highway.|
Saving wildlife earns Oregon DOT national honors. Plus traveling our Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway with its million of birds and the most bald eagles in the lower '48, moving huge loads across our highways and John Craig's McKenzie Pass Highway in Winter.
La Pine, Oregon, puts the strongest man in the world, Olympic decathlon gold medalist Ashton Eaton, on the map; seatbelt enforcement is up; find out about the biggest public works project in Central Oregon for 2013...plus our tribute to bridge builder Conde McCullough.
|Jan - Feb 2013
Crews of the Oregon Department of Transportation are on the job 24/7, from Mt. Hood to Lake of the Woods keeping winter highways safe for travel. See how we take care of your winter travel across the Oregon Cascade Mountains.
100 years of ODOT, safety on snowy mountain passes and more.
ODOT makes the grade. Plus...kids say the darndest things...on Central Oregon Highways. And we'll tell you what the Oregon Department of Transportation is doing to get ready for winter.
Bicycles, bicycles, bicycles...all across Central Oregon and at school too. Find out what ODOT does for cyclists from ages 6 to 60. Plus our summer '12 construction season is wrapping up and we'll tell you why GPS sometimes leads down the wrong path.
One person's "run" to keep you from texting and driving at the same time; ODOT's new path to the Mountain; Why smooth pavement turns noisy
||Bicycles, quilts, charging stations, and more.|
||See the beauty of Oregon's Old McKenzie Pass Highway; Learn how ODOT helps with the Sisters Rodeo parade; Cycling in the Columbia River Gorge; Answers to commonly asked questions|
||ODOT swept Bend's Pole Pedal Paddle race; Snow cleared away on a historic highway; Keeping US97 deer-friendly|
||ODOT's helping break ground for jobs here in Central Oregon. Plus, talking the future of US97 and plowing our way into the past|
||Old trucks and the new semi's that ride Central Oregon's highways; One of the old rigs that helped plow the way for them; How ODOT brings high-tech to the high-way to make your driving better. |
||High school students try to text and drive at the same time; Watch ODOT engineers teach middle school students in The Dalles; More about seatbelts; The new transportation commissioner from Deschutes County tell us about her plans as ODOT heads into the future. |
||Mother nature threw a big punch at Oregon during January…put our crews to the test to keep our highway’s open and safe; ODOT is gearing up to build a system of charging stations for electric cars.|
||How ODOT keeps you safe on winter highways; The Region's most remote outpost; Driving doggies on during winter; An update on our development plans north of Bend on US 97.|
||Over, under, around and through...that's what our bridge inspectors do; Bridges, bats and a B-1 bomber.|
||Joystick operated road graders; Making mole hills out of mountains for driving safety; 100 years of railroad in Bend.|
||New 4-lane US 97 highway project near Sunriver ready to go; People speak out about proposed US 97 project north of Bend |
||Cascade Cycling Classic on the McKenzie Highway; Sisters Quilt Show; Highway and pedestrian improvements in Sisters; latest on the first of its kind in Oregon wildlife crossing; Classic cars driving a classic highway|
||One lane of McKenzie Highway plowed; World's largest wind farm continues to grow; Summer construction projects |
||Oversized loads present moving challenges; McKenzie Highway still under snow; Pedestrian improvements on the Bend Parkway; ODOT's participation in Bend's Pole, Peddle, Paddle race|
||The future of ODOT; New technology for pedestrian crossings; Update on the Lava Butte Project south of Bend; Journey Through Time Scenic Byway|
||US 97 Lava Butte Project update; The engineers of the future; McKenzie Pass Highway received historic designation; Bridge inspection high above the Crooked River Gorge|
||What's ODOT doing to keep you safe on the highway during winter weather...lot's!; the Traffic Operations Center has never been busier|
|December 2010/ Janaury 2011
||The price to pay for driving under the influence|
||ODOT shop crews get winter gear in top shape for season's demands; ODOT Director Matt Garrett praises cooperation between Agency and Klamath Tribes; Safety project uncovers Klamath history and paves the way for a safer highway|
||Bicycle safety; Bend area traffic signals...a cooperative effort; A trip along the Paulina Highway; Construction season update|
||ODOT's maintenance academy...with a twist; Satellite road construction; Traveling the Barlow Road; Thrashing wheat in Dufur; Construction season update; Cherry picking in The Dalles|
||Lava Butte project reaches milestone; What goes down must come up; ODOT helps make Cascade Cycling Classic a success; Antlers in Adel|
||ODOT helps with summer events; Commute Options; WWII Highway dedication; Construction season update|
||Spring training for ODOT; Fifth place at Pole, Pedal, Paddle; Construction season update; Geo-Tourism project|
||New technology to help speed you along your morning commute or shopping trip; Big steps made in building the new four lane highway south of Bend; Making the grade at the ODOT academy on the only unpaved state highway in the entire state |
||ODOT works behind the scenes; Ride the road less traveled; TripCheck.com celebrates 10 years |
||Eagles on guard over US97; Engineering an "Aha!" moment in Mitchell; ODOT recommends railroad alignment for US97 north of Bend|
||Sno-Park care; ODOT Outpost in Adel; Deer undercrossing examined; Outback Scenic Byway discoverer; Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway update|
||Dangers of driving while texting; Bend visits Oregon Transportation Commission with Juniper Ridge plan |
||New signals save drivers time; proper tire chain installation; wildlife crossing on US97|
||OSP on patrol in Central Oregon 24-7; winter car care; winter driver training; safe routes to school|
||Wagon train rolls through Central Oregon; Construction season 2009 - McKenzie Highway re-opens; Scenic Byway sights; Wetlands win high marks |
||Construction season 2009 (the big bang, check it out); ODOT creates a pedestrian mall in Sisters for the quilt show; ODOT turns over State Highways to local cyclists; ODOT's Highway 31 takes center stage for the Paisley Mosquito Festival |
||On patrol against highway litter; Opting for new commutes; Highway 20 welcomes Sisters Rodeo; Highway history comes to life|
||Klamath Falls cleans up Central Oregon Highways; ODOT's Elite finish at the Pole, Pedal, Paddle race; ODOT makes new home for steelhead trout; Maintenance Academy Rocks|
||Workzone Safety; 2009 Construction Season Update; Wind Turbines on Highways; Crooked River Scenic Byway/Friends Tour; Safe Routes to Schools; Child Seat Safety |
||Work zone safety; 2009 Construction Season; Flaggers class; John Craig Ski Race; Klamath Tribes, return of the fish; Rod and Custom Show |
||Stimulus Package update; ODOT Engineers in Class x 2; US 97 Bend North Corridor; Tunnel Inspection; New Bridge/New Bobcat; Horse Ridge |