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Murphy Road Project...a bridge to the future

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The new 3rd St. bridge is taking shape over the Parkway (US97) in Bend.


It soon will be carrying traffic.


Learn more about the Murphy Road project.


Click here.

Seasonal Road & Driving Information 

Fire along US 26 near Mitchell, Oregon.Wildfires are causing driving problems on Central Oregon highways.
US26 towards Mitchell was closed by fire and wildfire threatened US97 northeast of Madras.
(The highway has been reopened.)
Motorists are urged to be aware of wildfire hazards and check Tripcheck.com for up to date highway information.
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Highway Projects by County  

ODOT welcomes cyclists

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Old Time Fiddlers welcome
2,000 cyclists to ODOT's
Central Oregon Highways for
the 2014 Cycle Oregon event.

US20 - Sisters Project - Phase Two

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ODOT's project to restore the highway surface in Sisters is nearing the end...and ODOT lit up US20/Cascade Avenue in late August.
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.

 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.