Friday, January 20, 2012

Oregon Highway Status Report

The Oregon Department of Transportation offers the following information regarding highways in the state:

ODOT: Oregon Highway Status Report
11:30a 1/20/2012

You must carry chains with you in ALL mountain passes; please be prepared to use them.

Be alert for fallen trees, debris, mudflows and landslides; be prepared for delays and road closures.

* I-5 (Pacific Highway) northbound right lane at exit 299A CLOSED and exit ramp closed due to landslide on exit ramp

* OR 43 (Oswego Highway; SW Macadam Ave.) Right southbound lane CLOSED due to sinkhole

* OR 281 (Hood River Highway) CLOSED between Hood River and Odell (mp 10—14) due to downed trees and power lines North/Central coast, Central Willamette Valley

* U.S. 101 remains RESTRICTED to single lane 4.5 miles south of Newport; flaggers controlling traffic

* OR 18 (Salmon River Hwy) RESTRICTED to single lane intermittently through the Van Duzer Corridor (MP 6.5-21); expect intermittent 10-20-minute delays

* OR 34 (Alsea Highway) CLOSED east and west of Alsea (mp 22 and 44) due to landslides

* OR 36 (Mapleton-Junction City Highway) CLOSED west of Triangle (mp 25) due to a landslide; no estimate on reopening

* OR 99W RESTRICTED to one lane at the OR 34 South Bypass (mp 84.95), due to high water; semi-trucks only are being allowed through; detour in place

* OR 126 (McKenzie Highway) CLOSED between Vida and Blue River due to landslide; no estimate for reopening

* OR 153 (Bellevue-Amity Highway) CLOSED due to high water; no detour

* OR 180 (Eddyville-Blodgett Hwy) CLOSED at milepost 7 due to landslide

* OR 213 CLOSED one mile north of Marquam in Clackamas County due to road erosion; short detour; no estimate for reopening

* OR 229 (Siletz Hwy) CLOSED between mileposts 9 and 15 due to high water Southern Oregon

* OR 38 will reopen this afternoon; expect minor delays

* OR 241 (Coos River Highway) will reopen this afternoon

* OR 255 (Carpenterville Highway) remains CLOSED; detour in place; expect 10-15-minute delays Central Oregon All state highways OPEN; chains required on all vehicles on I-84 east of The Dalles Eastern Oregon All state highways OPEN; extremely icy conditions in Umatilla and Morrow County area. Chains required on all vehicles on I-84 east of The Dalles to Pendleton, and on I-82, OR 11 and OR 204 in Umatilla County

For more information, contact:, 5-1-1, 800-977-6368

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