Construction work on Medford's south interchange on Interstate 5 will force drivers into single traffic lanes tonight and Sunday from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following days.

Construction work on Medford's south interchange on Interstate 5 will force drivers into single traffic lanes tonight and Sunday from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following days.

Workers will be installing the permanent center barrier, said Gary Leaming, Oregon Department of Transportation spokesman, in a media release.

Final paving at the interchange begins Monday and should be finished by next Friday morning.

The northbound slow lane will be paved from 7 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. Monday night through Tuesday morning. The northbound on-ramp will be closed from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.

The northbound fast lane will be paved from 7 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.

The southbound fast lane will be closed for stripe removal at the same times.

The southbound slow lane will be paved from 7 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. Wednesday night and Thursday morning.

The southbound off-ramp will be closed from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.

The southbound fast lane will be paved from 7 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. Thursday night and Friday morning.

— Bill Kettler