One lane of traffic on South River Road reopened the morning of Thursday, Feb. 1, and the road is expected to fully open in the afternoon. Crews spent the week evaluating and removing debris from a Sunday rock slide.
The City of Salem hopes to eliminate pedestrian and road deaths in the next decade. Its goal to lower speed limits and develop a “Vision Zero” plan was recently awarded $2.8 million by the federal government.
A hydroplaning car on Interstate 5 Tuesday afternoon in south Salem collided with a semi-truck, which crashed and rolled over. Both drivers were hospitalized with injuries.
The Salem-Keizer Area Transportation Study’s survey, closing Monday, April 3, asks residents to identify roads and intersections of concern to help shape future local policy.
City crews had planned to begin the work on Tuesday but will now have to await a stretch of dry, warm weather.
The city has begun transforming the one-way Northeast Court Street in downtown into a two-way street. Beginning Thursday, Feb. 16, two lanes of traffic will close to build a new median.
Northeast Center Street will close between Northeast Park and Vineyard Avenues on Dec. 10 and 11 for the installation of a sewer line.
The construction and closure is expected to last about a month.
Police say at least one person was killed in the crashes, which occurred over a 1-mile stretch on the freeway and involved at least seven commercial vehicles.
Downtown streets will be closed starting March 2, 2020 for street and traffic changes around the new Salem Police headquarters (Courtesy/City of Salem) Expect more traffic in downtown Salem starting Monday as the City of Salem finishes construction on the new downtown police station. Liberty Street Northeast will be closed[Read More…]