Total Eclipse of the Sun hits Oregon on August 21st

Oregon could experience a cosmic traffic jam if one million people expected to travel into the path of totality to view the Aug. 21 eclipse in Oregon donít properly plan ahead and come prepared.

Many Oregon state agencies, including ODOT, are working hard to help everyone be prepared.

All construction and non-emergency maintenance on state highways in the path of totality will be stopped Aug. 18-22, when eclipse watchers are here. Construction work could be curtailed in other parts of the state depending on traffic impact.