ODOT NEWS RELEASE: Expect 30 minute delays Friday morning on I-5 south of Cottage Grove

February 28, 2019




DRAIN — I-5 motorists should expect 30 minute delays Friday morning, March 1, between Cottage Grove and Rice Hill as utility workers rehang a downed power line near the Drain interchange (Exit 162).

From 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., ODOT will conduct rolling slowdowns in the southbound direction from Cottage Grove to Drain (milepost 174-162) and northbound from Rice Hill to Drain (milepost 148-162). Flaggers will hold traffic at each interchange on-ramp in the rolling slowdown area.

The line, which is maintained by Bonneville Power, was damaged during the snowstorm on Monday.

For more information, contact Dan Latham, ODOT Public Affairs, 541-957-3601 or Dan.Latham@odot.state.or.us.