City of Medford Road Conditions

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South Central Cascades; Weather Alert
Winter Storm Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 4/23/2017 02:07:00 AM Heavy snow over the high Cascades tonight and Monday ... . A very wet and cool spring system will bring heavy, wet snow to the high Cascades tonight and Monday. Strong westerly flow will enhance snowfall over the west facing slopes including much of Crater Lake national park. The highest elevations, such as crater Lake rim, will be the hardest hit with over a foot of snow. Strong winds will also create blowing snow and white out conditions over exposed areas. ... Winter Storm Watch in effect from this evening through Monday evening ... The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Winter Storm Watch ... Which is in effect from this evening through Monday evening. * Snow accumulations ... 12 to 18 inches. * Winds West winds of 20 to 30 MPH will create areas of blowing and drifting snow and significant reductions to visibility at times. * Elevation The heaviest accumulations will occur above 5500 feet, although snow will fall as low as 4500 feet at times. * Timing Snow will begin this evening and become heavy at times overnight into Monday. The heaviest snow will fall Monday morning. * Locations include Crater Lake national park. Although most of the snow will occur inside the park, higher portions of highway 62, 138, and 230 May be affected at times. * Impacts Travel will become difficult or impossible due to heavy, wet snow. Travelers planning to visit the park early this week should be prepared for very hazardous winter-like conditions. Do not be caught off guard by recent mild weather, winter weather is still occurring in the high country. * View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard precautionary/preparedness actions ... A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant snow, sleet, or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to Monitor the latest forecasts. &&

I-5, Interstate 84 MP 301 - 299; Closure with Detour
I-5 SB is closed from I-84 to the Marquam Bridge until Monday at 5 a.m. Through traffic use I-405 SB to I-5 SB. I-84 and Moda Center exits are open., The on ramp to I-5 SB from the Moda Center is closed.
Updated: 04/22/2017 11:36 pm

I-84, Portland, Intersection with Lloyd Blvd MP 1; Closure with Detour
The ramp from I-84 WB to I-5 SB is closed until Monday at 5 a.m. I-5 SB traffic use I-5 NB to I-405 SB to join I-5 SB. Use caution and expect delays. Ramps Affected.
Updated: 04/23/2017 11:59 am

I-84, Portland, Intersection with Lloyd Blvd MP 1; Closure with Detour
Roadwork has the ramp from I-84 WB to I-5 SB closed. Use alternate route.
Updated: 04/22/2017 8:24 pm

Road Conditions by Route

I-5 MP 30.09

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: I-5 NB Exit 30 ramp to OR62 (Medford) Effective April 23, 2017, the ramp from I-5 northbound Exit 30 to OR62 will be closed between the hours of 7 PM & 7 AM. Estimated date of completion is April 25, 2017.
Updated: 04/23/2017 10:00 am

ORE62 MP .05 to .89

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: OR62 MP 0 to MP 1 EB & WB (Medford) Effective April 17, 2017, this section of OR62 will be restricted 17 feet 06 in. in width between the hours of 7 PM & 7 AM. Estimated date of completion is April 28, 2017.
Updated: 04/23/2017 10:00 am

ORE62 MP .7 to 5.7

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) Median , 3 Lanes , Shoulder (Eastbound) Median , 3 Lanes , Shoulder
Comments: Weather permitting, expect night lane closures, 7 PM to 6 AM, for paving the new EB lane. Watch for signs and use caution. Agate Road at Hwy 62 is permanently closed. Traffic that normally uses the intersection will need to use Ore 62 and Leigh Way, near Coastal Farm Supply to access Agate Rd. There are changes to access into local businesses, along with traffic pattern shifts. During the day workers and equipment will be working off the roadway. All lanes will be open on Hwy 62 between 6 AM and 7 PM, Mon-Thur, and 6 AM to 10 PM Friday-Sunday.
Updated: 04/18/2017 11:59 am

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