City of Salem Road Conditions
North Coast, Central Coast, WA-South Coast; Weather Alert
High Wind Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 11/20/2014 08:49:00 AM High Wind Watch in effect from Friday morning through Friday evening for the south Washington and north and central Oregon coasts ... The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a High Wind Watch ... Which is in effect from Friday morning through Friday evening. * Winds: beaches and headlands ... South winds 35 to 45 MPH with gusts to 65 MPH. Coastal communities ... South winds 30 to 40 MPH with gusts to around 55 MPH. * Timing: winds will begin increasing late Friday morning and Friday afternoon ... And likely peak mid afternoon Friday through a good part of Friday evening. * Locations include: Lincoln City ... Newport ... Cape foulweather ... Yachats ... Florence ... Astoria ... Cannon Beach ... Tillamook ... Netarts ... Pacific City ... Raymond ... Long beach ... Cape disappointment. * Impacts: the winds may cause some tree damage along the coast ... Causing some Power disruptions. The winds will cause difficult driving conditions along the coast as well ... Especially for trucks ... Trailers ... And other high profile vehicles. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 MPH ... Or gusts of 58 MPH OR stronger may occur. Continue to Monitor the latest forecasts.
ORE224, 8 miles East of Estacada MP 31 - 36; Closure
Hwy closed from Promontory Park MP 31 to MP 38. Escorted access has been halted due to a landslide and there is no date for resuming the escorts., OR 224 closed indefinitely from Promontory Park (mp 31) to US Forest Service Road 57 (mp 38). There is no estimated time or day to reopen OR 224. The highway will remain closed until all hazard trees are addressed.
Updated: 11/19/2014 3:02 pm
Road Conditions by Route
I-5 MP 253 to 261
No to Minimum Delay; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Southbound) Median (Northbound) Median
Comments: Road construction is occurring in the highway median between the hours of 8:00 pm and 5:00 am, causing no to minimum delays, use caution. The scheduled work includes removal of the earthen berm and installation of cable barrier between mile post 253.83 and 258.92. Both the southbound left (fast) lane and northbound shoulder (northbound left lane may be closed sporadically) will be closed Sunday through Thursday nights from 8:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. to facilitate construction between mile post 253.83 and 258.92. The roadway shoulders along the median, both in the northbound and southbound directions, may be closed or have their width reduced at any hours of the day as required to facilitate the work. Drive through the area with caution. Oregon State Police will be enforcing the speed limit through the work zone area. The project is scheduled to be completed in February 2014.
Updated: 11/18/2014 4:29 pm
ORE22 MP 25.74 to 26.05
Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: OR22 MP 25.60 to MP 26.14 EB (Center St Bridge - Salem) Effective November 18, 2014, this section of OR22 eastbound will be restricted to 17 feet 05 in. in height. Estimated date of completion is February 28, 2015.
Updated: 11/20/2014 10:00 am