Moving Ahead Spring 2018

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Oregon 62 Directional Interchange

Whittle Road

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LANDMARKS

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Del Taco

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All RV Needs

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Hubbard’s Hardware

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Starbucks

Rogue Valley Expressway

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any driving lanes, even if the traffic behind you is stopped. This is to avoid a secondary collision, as well as to not impede traffic flow.

Signs directing motorists to move their vehicles off the highway after a fender bender-type crash are making a difference along the Oregon 62 corridor.

“Minor crashes are defined as when “We’ve seen an the vehicles are improved response The mild drivable and the from citizens, law winter weather people are without enforcement, injuries,” said fire and tow really helped the Griffin. “Motorists operators,” said construction work are required to Griffin. “First — ODOT Project Manager move their vehicles, responders are Tim Fletcher either to the highway quick to think about shoulder or to a nearby moving the vehicle parking lot, and away to get the road open from the and traffic moving in a travel lanes.” congested construction zone.”

Oregon law requires you to stop after a minor collision and pull out of

If you are the front car in a collision, motion to the other driver to follow

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