Massive flooding in Oregon: This is what hydroplaning looks like

It’s shaping up to be a dangerous week on Portland-area roads. After a near-record rainfall in recent days, parts of Oregon and southwest Washington are under a flood watch. The torrential rain has already resulted in a landslide, multiple road closures, and flooded streets. Standing water in streets is dangerous: not only does it conceal… Learn More »

Portland’s Pothole Problem

An audit of Portland’s street conditions and road management is surprisingly dramatic. The Portland Bureau of Transportation audit finds that the city has “not adequately protected the condition of street pavement…”, noting preventative maintenance has just not been a city priority. More than one-third of the city’s streets are in “poor condition” About 10% are… Learn More »