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January 16, 2013

Dangerous highway is getting new signs

BAKER CITY, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Department of Transportation is installing a new reader board and snow zone signs on Interstate 84 in the Blue Mountains, the same general stretch of freeway where a bus plunged down a ravine last month, killing nine passengers.

The Oregonian reports the variable message board west of Baker City will alert eastbound travelers of upcoming road conditions and winter chain requirements.

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