Gales Creek, Highway 6, Traffic

Road camera in Gales Creek now live

A photo taken by Washington County's, now ODOT's, first traffic camera in Gales Creek.

It's no April Fool's Day joke. After several weeks of anticipation, the first road camera in Gales Creek, located at the Junction of Highway 6 and 8 went live Thursday.

The camera, facing east with views of Highway 6 and 8, takes photos every few minutes, pushing a still image of the junction to the state's public-facing trip planning website known as Tripcheck

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