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Transportation

A School Bus Full of Young Athletes Crashes into Two Cars and a Semi

A school bus filled with Nordic ski racers from Bend lost control on an icy section of Hwy. 35 on Mount Hood January 14th and crashed into two vehicles, closing the highway for several...

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Crashes and Spin-Outs Pile up on Mount Hood’s Icy Roads

So how many accidents and spin-outs did you count on Hwy 35 between Government Camp and Mt. Hood Meadows Sunday morning, December 4th?...

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Introducing the New and Hopefully Improved Hwy. 26

The $25 million Mt. Hood Safety Project is just about complete, so expect fresh asphalt and a new concrete barrier to prevent cross-over head-on collisions. As for whether the improvements...

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The Final Step of the Hwy. 26 Safety Project will Involve Drilling, Blasting and a 1.6-Mile Concrete Barrier in the Middle of the Road

The final season of the $25 million Mt. Hood Safety Project on Hwy. 26 will start up once the snow has melted, with rock-blasting, road-paving and the construction of a 1.6-mile concrete...

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Here’s Why ODOT Has Absolutely No Plans to Add Another Westbound Lane on Hwy. 26

If you are waiting for design improvements to solve the traffic problems on Mount Hood, don’t hold your breath....

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How Can We Fix the Traffic Mess on Mount Hood?

If you are a Mount Hood regular, you are probably painfully familiar with the nine-mile drive from Mt. Hood Meadows to Government Camp, and the fact that this short trip can take three...

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Planners consider improvements and funding sources for the Mt. Hood Express bus service

The vast majority of the 4 million visits to Mount Hood each year are people driving their personal vehicles, generating congestion, parking problems, pollution and unsafe driving...

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Rock-blasting project on Hwy. 26 cranks up the volume

The big Mt. Hood Safety Project on Highway 26 is shifting into high gear with three nights of rock-blasting per week, plus plenty of truck traffic hauling debris....

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24-hour flagging and closures start next week on Mt. Hood’s Hwy. 26

Road work on Hwy. 26 will shift into high gear Monday, April 20 and continue through to October with periods of 24-hour flagging and highway and trail closures to protect travelers from...

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8 things you should know about the big Mt. Hood Safety Project on Hwy. 26

Be ready for delays and closures on Hwy. 26 from April through October, as road crews move into Year Two of the big Mt. Hood Safety Project....

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