NORTHBOUND I-5 AT EXIT 27 HAD TO BE CLOSED YESTERDAY MORNING. ACCORDING TO MEDFORD POLICE, A MAN CLIMBED THE OVERPASS FENCING AND WAS PREPARING TO JUMP INTO THE TRAFFIC BELOW. POLICE AND COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH OFFICIALS WERE ABLE TO TALK THE MAN DOWN. THE FREEWAY WAS CLOSED FOR ABOUT 15 MINUTES.