ODOT Moving Ahead - September 2010

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ON OUR COVER Collaboration with community groups and individual citizens sets the stage for eye-catching bridge projects at Interstate 5 exits 14 and 19 in Ashland.

I-5 Climbing Lanes Two new projects address congestion on steep climbs ready yet

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Ashland Bridge Projects Construction ramps up at I-5 exits 14 & 19

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OTC Commissioner David Lohman Transportation needs require dramatic steps

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Truck Safety Inspectors Latest crash records show declines in injuries, deaths

EDITORIAL DIRECTORS Jared Castle, (541) 957-3656 jared.b.castle@odot.state.or.us

CONTRIBUTORS Kristine DeVries Publication Supervisor

Gary Leaming, (541) 774-6388 gary.w.leaming@odot.state.or.us

Bret Jackson Graphic Design

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Steve Johnson Photography Jyll Smith Writing

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INSIDE COVER Motor Carrier Safety Inspector Leslie Elbon inspects a truck at the Ashland Port of Entry. On average, the Port weighs 1,000 to 2,000 commercial trucks per day.

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