MADRAS, OR -- The Madras DMV Field Office will be open Tuesdays through Thursdays, instead of five days a week, starting March first.
The office will be open Monday, Feb. 29, but closed Friday, March 4. It will be closed Mondays and Fridays from then on. Business hours will remain the same: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., closing from 12:30-1:30 p.m. for lunch.
Officials say the change will help rebalance staff levels to better match customer volume at DMV’s Central Oregon locations, primarily Bend and Redmond. Oregon's DMV constantly monitors wait times and volumes across its 60 field offices and occasionally adjusts hours and staff assignments.
Several small offices with only one or two staff members are open fewer than five days a week, such as La Pine, which is open only on Thursdays.