The Oregon State Police released additional details following a fatal crash that saw Highway 6 closed for about five hours on Friday.
Highway 6 is closed east of Tillamook due to a fatal crash, the Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office said Friday morning.
ODOT has published a report detailing issues plaguing Highway 6, but cautions that no funding exists to tackle most of the work.
“How many wrecks and deaths will it take before ODOT gets serious about the dangerous condition of this road,” writes Tillamook property owner Ginny Van Loo in a letter to the editor.
People keep dying in crashes on Highway 6. ODOT’s got some (mostly) unfunded ideas to help. Check it out at an online open house.
An electric charging station somewhere between Seaside and Mountaindale, perhaps in Manning or Buxton.
New guardrails in Glenwood and Gales Creek.
Better lighting and (another) new crosswalk in Banks.
Highway 6 is closed following a vehicle crash and fire.
The Oregon Department of Transportation is hosting an in-person and an online open house regarding the safety study of the Highway 6 corridor mandated by the Oregon Legislature in 2022.
A crash near the summit of the Coast Range on Highway 6 Saturday has resulted in a closure at milepost 33 until law enforcement and road crews can clear the crash and ODOT deems the highway safe to travel on.
Have an opinion on Highway 6? The Oregon Department of Transportation wants to hear from you by November 28 at an online open house as the state agency studies safety and road conditions on the highway.