ODOT/Willamette Valley: Crashes have restricted travel at several locations in Lane County as a mix of rain and freezing rain continues to fall.
Currently, there is a crash at I-5 northbound at mile post 174 near Cottage Grove. Hwy 99S at River Road near Cottage Grove is closed due to a crash.
Hwy 99 at Airport Road north of Eugene is restricted to one lane of travel due to a crash.
Freezing rain continues to fall in various areas while some areas are now receiving rain. Forecasts call for freezing rain through the night. If you have to travel, be prepared for extreme winter road conditions.
For more information, contact: Rick Little, ODOT PIO, 541-505-2069 TripCheck.com, 5-1-1, 800-977-6368
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