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Mudslide Closes Part of Highway 99-E Near CanbySalem-News.com
The Oregon Coast has several roads blocked due to downed trees and power lines.
(SALEM, Ore. ) - A mudslide has CLOSED two lanes on Highway 99E near Canby, north of South End Road. Starting today through Sunday one northbound lane and one southbound lane on Highway 99E will be open near the site of the mud slide.
ODOT crews discovered more rock and debris above the roadway near the near the mudslide that must be removed to prevent future slides.
Intermittent highway closures in Clatsop, Tillamook and Lincoln counties.
ODOT has issued a travel advisory for Highways 26, 53 and 229 due to downed power lines and trees.
There will be intermittent closures as crews work to clear the affected areas.
OR 229 is currently closed at mile post 13, south of Lincoln City because of a downed power line.
A detour has been established. Motorists are encouraged to travel with caution.
Motorists can check www.tripcheck.com or call 511 for the latest road conditions.
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