City of Bend Road Conditions

Alerts!

Grand Ronde Valley, Wallowa Co., North Blue Mnts, South Blue Mnts, John Day Basin, Ochoco-John Day Highlands; Weather Alert
Flash Flood Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 5/21/2015 09:39:00 AM Significant downpours with thunderstorms today and Friday ... . Scattered thunderstorms will develop today across eastern Oregon. These storms will be slow moving and will bring significant downpours in some locations. Flash flooding or debris flows are possible in areas near steep terrain. ... Flash Flood Watch in effect from 3 PM PDT this afternoon through Friday evening ... The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for portions of central Oregon and northeast Oregon Including the following areas ... In central Oregon ... John Day basin and ochoco-john day highlands. In northeast Oregon ... Grande ronde Valley ... Northern blue mountains of Oregon ... Southern Blue Mountains of Oregon and Wallowa county. * From 3 pm PDT this afternoon through Friday evening * Thunderstorms that develop today will bring heavy rain Expect rainfall rates of one half to one inch of rain per hour with some storms. This will threaten areas of central and northeast Oregon with flash flooding or debris flows. Although storms will taper off overnight ... Another round of thunderstorms bringing heavy downpours is forecast again on Friday. * Expect standing water along roadways where thunderstorms develop Especially in areas that have poor drainage. The main threat will be debris flows in areas of steep terrain. Sharp rises along river and streams are also possible. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should Monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.

Road Conditions by Route

US20 MP .93

Informational only; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) 1 Lane (Eastbound) 1 Lane
Comments: Signal changeover scheduled for May 27. No lane closures on Memorial Day but work will be occuring that night off the travel lanes. Traffic will be controlled by flaggers with closure of 8th where it intersects US97 while paving. Operations Sun-Thurs nights, 8PM to 6AM.This project will replace aging signals and poles at the intersection, reconstruct the corners at the intersection, upgrade pedestrian ramps to meet current ADA standards, restripe crosswalks, correct drainage problems, and repave the intersection.
Updated: 05/22/2015 09:48 am

US97 MP 136.44 to 137.5

No to Minimum Delay; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Southbound) 1 Lane
Comments: 3rd Street and Division Street bridges will be resurfaced. Single lane closures from 7:30 PM to 6:00 AM, Sunday through Thursday nights. Work will not start until 10 PM on Memorial Day.Traffic will be controlled by flaggers and pilot cars to protect construction workers and motorists. Oregon State Police will be monitoring traffic. Delays of up to 20 minutes with heavy congestion are possible. The resurfacing work is expected to take two weeks to complete. All work is weather dependent.
Updated: 05/22/2015 09:47 am

US97 MP 136.48 to 136.96

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: US97 (Bend Parkway) MP 136.44 to MP 136.98 NB & SB (Bend) Effective April 22, 2015, this section of US97 (Bend Parkway) will be restricted to 10 feet 00 in. in width on Sunday through Thursday nights between the hours of 8 PM & 6 AM. Estimated date of completion is June 12, 2015.
Updated: 05/22/2015 10:00 am

US97 MP 136.96

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: US97 (Bend Parkway) SB Exit 137 to Revere Ave (Bend) Effective April 23, 2015, the ramp from US97 (Bend Parkway) southbound Exit 137 to Revere Ave will be intermittently closed on Sunday to Thursday nights between the hours of 8 PM & 6 AM. Estimated date of completion is June 12, 2015.
Updated: 05/22/2015 10:00 am