Moving Ahead Spring/Summer 2019

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Siskiyou Rest Area

Just in time for summer, the I-5 Siskiyou Safety Rest Area and Welcome Center is set to welcome visitors. Its opening marks a milestone more than 20 years in the making. It’s taken that long to go through the journey of finding the site and conduct the comprehensive planning efforts, including lengthy hearings

and appeals and conditions, as well as construction to get to the opening. “This has been a long and heavy lift to get this facility open and allow visitors to enter a modern rest area and welcome center,� said ODOT Area Manager Art Anderson.

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