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ODOT Last Update: April 21, 2019, 12:57 pm
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Salem-News.com (April 15,2019 16:20)
OR 34 Corvallis-Lebanon Highway Cleanup UnderwaySalem-News.com
The highway is open, but you should expect lane closures and delays
(CORVALLIS, Ore. ) -Crews began removing debris, clearing culverts and rebuilding shoulders today on OR 34, Corvallis-Lebanon Highway, between Colorado Lake Drive and Peoria Road. Read Full Article
Flood waters closed the road between Tuesday night and Friday morning. As of April 13, an eastbound lane remained closed at the OR 34 Bypass and the Bypass was closed between OR 99W and OR 34. Single lane closures should be expected for at least two weeks.
Salem-News.com (April 02,2019 22:17)
Hwy 18 at Dayton Closed for Hours Due to Crash into BridgeBonnie King Salem-News.com
The bridge crosses the Yamhill River, and is a main thoroughfare for travelers.
(DAYTON, Ore.) -A wood chip truck on its way from Willamina to Vancouver with a full load of chips crashed Monday morning near Dayton, closing Hwy 18 in both directions from 9 o'clock until after 4 p.m. Read Full Article
Travelers going south were detoured around the closure using Kreder Road which connects to 99W just north of Lafayette. Those traveling north were detoured through Lafayette, causing enormous back up for thousands of vehicles.
Salem-News.com (March 24,2019 22:06)
Serious Crash Injures 3 Near Grand RondeSalem-News.com
Hebo Hwy 22 was closed for over 2 hours
(GRAND RONDE, Ore.) -About 7 pm this evening, a serious accident happened when a single vehicle crashed into a tree on Hwy 22 near West of the Church of the Wildwoods at milepost 15.5.Read Full Article
Emergency crews found 2 people entrapped in the vehicle and one on the ground. Heavy extrication was needed, with crews removing the top of the vehicle.
Salem-News.com (March 06,2019 12:08)
Upcoming Time Change Expected to Cause Drowsy DriversSalem-News.com
Avoid drowsy driving, get extra rest now
(SALEM, Ore.) -This weekend, Oregonians will spring forward by setting clocks ahead one hour (officially at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 10), and safety advocates want to remind travelers that changes to sleeping patterns can result in drowsy driving.Read Full Article
Drowsy driving can be deadly just like driving impaired.
From 2013 – 2017 in Oregon, 58 people died in crashes involving a drowsy driver – and officials believe the real number is likely higher.
Salem-News.com (February 27,2019 11:40)
Hooskanadan Slide Continues Closure Hwy 101 MP344Salem-News.com Travel
Traffic is detouring using Carpenterville Highway.
(BROOKINGS, Ore.) -The Hooskanadan slide is still active this morning. Traffic is detouring using Carpenterville Highway. Freight restrictions are in effect and motor carrier enforcement officers are on both sides checking traffic.Read Full Article
Drivers are reminded that Carpenterville Highway is a long, narrow and winding road with steep grades and an elevation change of 1,700 feet.
Salem-News.com (February 26,2019 22:20)
OSP Seeks Public Assistance in CrashSalem-News.com
If you have any information related to this incident, please contact OSP or 800-442-0776 refer to Sr. Trooper Freitag
(SALEM, Ore.) -This morning at about 7:45, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a multi-vehicle crash on I-5 between mile posts 260-262 near Keizer. Read Full Article
The suspect ran four separate vehicles off the road before crashing into a tree. The male suspect was driving northbound on Interstate 5 in a white 2018 Chevy Silverado pickup bearing CA Lic# 65811L2 (see photo).
Salem-News.com (February 26,2019 16:46)
Winter Weather Advisory for Willamette ValleySalem-News.com Weather
Central Willamette Valley- Including the cities of Salem, McMinnville, Woodburn, Stayton, and Dallas
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -A winter weather advisory is in effect from 7 p.m. this evening through noon on Wednesday for the central Willamette Valley. Read Full Article
Snow is expected with accumulations of 1 to 2 inches. However, some spots closer to the Coast Range and towards the Cascades Foothills may see 2 to 4 inches. A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Plan on slippery road conditions.
Salem-News.com (February 25,2019 16:20)
Winter Storm Warning: Northern Oregon CascadesSalem-News.com Weather
Warning has been extended
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -Travel will be very difficult to impossible, especially over the passes. Gusty winds combined with heavy snowfall rates may cause white-out conditions at times.Read Full Article
Heavy snow is expected. Total snow accumulations of 12 to 24 inches expected. In addition, easterly winds may gust to 35 mph at times.
Salem-News.com (February 25,2019 15:40)
Oregon Snow Covered Highways and BywaysSalem-News.com Travel
Highway status as of 3 p.m.
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -I-5 traffic northbound is moving again at the MP 172 back-up, south of Cottage Grove. ODOT and utility crews are working to remove downed line across the southbound lanes. No ETO but it should be soon. Read Full Article
U.S. 101 is closed at MP 343, 12 miles north of Brookings due to sunken grade. No ETO. No detour.
Power is still out in much of Roseburg/Douglas County area.
Salem-News.com (February 23,2019 22:19)
Winter Storm Warning: Heavy Snow Predicted for Oregon Highways Salem-News.com Weather
ODOT snow removal teams are on a 24/7 work status across the state.
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -Weather forecasters are predicting tougher than normal driving conditions across central and northern Oregon highways between now and Tuesday, February 26. Heavy snow is expected, especially above 1500 to 2000 feet, now through late Monday night.Read Full Article
Central Oregon is currently predicted to receive the greater snowfall, but Interstate 84 through the Columbia Gorge is also expected to receive significant snowfall. Snow accumulations in the Northern Oregon Cascade Foothills and Northern Oregon Cascades of 10 to 20 inches is expected tonight through Sunday, though accumulations will be less below 2000 feet.