City of Portland Road Conditions

Alerts!

North Cascades; Weather Alert
Winter Storm Warning, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/7/2016 02:00:00 PM Corrected headline for the central Oregon coast segment ... Significant winter weather expected over much of southwest Washington and northwest Oregon Thursday and Thursday night ... . An unusually strong winter storm will bring mixed precipitation across much of southwest Washington and northwest Oregon that will have significant impacts spreading north over the area Thursday ... Continuing in the northern areas into Thursday night and into the Columbia river gorge into Friday. This is the strongest storm of this type in quite a while. ... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 7 AM Thursday to 4 AM PST Friday for the north Oregon Cascades for the north Oregon Cascades ... The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a winter Storm Warning ... Which is in effect from 7 AM Thursday to 4 AM PST Friday. * Timing A mix of snow ... Sleet ... And freezing rain beginning in the south around sunrise and spreading north through the morning ... Turning to mostly rain or snow later Thursday night and Friday. * Snow accumulations ... 5 to 10 inches. * Ice accumulations Local ice accumulations of one tenth of an inch. * Snow levels Snow levels will rise to around 4500 feet late Thursday and Friday night. * Impacts Travel will be very difficult as roads become snow covered and icy. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet, and ice are expected or occurring. Strong winds are also possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

Northwest Coast Range, Lower Columbia, Portland Metro, North Cascade Foothills, WA-Willapa Hills, WA-Lower Columbia & I-5 Cowlitz Co., WA-Vancouver Area, WA-South Cascade Foothills; Weather Alert
Winter Storm Warning, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/7/2016 02:00:00 PM Corrected headline for the central Oregon coast segment ... Significant winter weather expected over much of southwest Washington and northwest Oregon Thursday and Thursday night ... . An unusually strong winter storm will bring mixed precipitation across much of southwest Washington and northwest Oregon that will have significant impacts spreading north over the area Thursday ... Continuing in the northern areas into Thursday night and into the Columbia river gorge into Friday. This is the strongest storm of this type in quite a while. ... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 8 AM Thursday to midnight PST Thursday night for the greater Portland and Vancouver metro areas ... The interstate 5 corridor and lower Columbia region of southwest Washington and extreme northwest Oregon ... The north Oregon coast range ... The Willapa hills of southwest Washington ... The north Oregon Cascade foothills ... And the south Washington Cascade foothills ... The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Winter Storm Warning ... Which is in effect from 8 AM Thursday to midnight PST Thursday night. * Timing Snow will begin mid to late morning on Thursday ... Continue through much of the day Thursday in the inland areas but start to change to freezing rain in the coastal mountains in the afternoon and in the inland areas around 4 PM. Freezing rain will then continue inland until midnight ... Especially near the gorge. * Snow accumulations Generally 2 to 4 inches ... But locally 3 to 6 inches in areas such as far eastern Clark county ... On the foothills of the Cascades and in the coastal mountains. * Ice accumulations Up to a quarter inch of ice is possible later Thursday and Thursday night. * Wind Strong east winds locally gusting 40 to 50 MPH across the eastern Portland and Vancouver metro area will lead to areas of blowing snow ... As well as cold wind chills. * Impacts Travel will be difficult ... Especially from late morning through Thursday evening. Power outages are possible. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet, and ice are expected or occurring. Strong winds are also possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

North Coast, WA-South Coast; Weather Alert
Winter Storm Warning, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/7/2016 02:00:00 PM Corrected headline for the central Oregon coast segment ... Significant winter weather expected over much of southwest Washington and northwest Oregon Thursday and Thursday night ... . An unusually strong winter storm will bring mixed precipitation across much of southwest Washington and northwest Oregon that will have significant impacts spreading north over the area Thursday ... Continuing in the northern areas into Thursday night and into the Columbia river gorge into Friday. This is the strongest storm of this type in quite a while. ... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 8 AM to 8 PM PST Thursday for the south Washington and north Oregon coasts ... The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Winter Storm Warning ... Which is in effect from 8 AM to 8 PM PST Thursday. * Timing A mixture of snow ... Sleet and freezing rain is expected to begin after sunrise Thursday and continue into the early evening Thursday. The bulk of the precipitation will be freezing rain. The precipitation may change to all rain by 4 PM in the south but near and north of Astoria may take until mid evening Thursday. * Snow accumulations Snow and sleet accumulations are expected to be relatively light ... With the best chance of an inch of snow in the northern sections toward Astoria and Long Beach. * Ice accumulations Up to a quarter inch of ice is possible. * Impacts Travel will be difficult as roads become icy. Some Power disruptions are possible. A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet, and ice are expected or occurring. Strong winds are also possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible. &&

Central Willamette Valley; Weather Alert
Winter Storm Warning, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/7/2016 02:00:00 PM Corrected headline for the central Oregon coast segment ... Significant winter weather expected over much of southwest Washington and northwest Oregon Thursday and Thursday night ... . An unusually strong winter storm will bring mixed precipitation across much of southwest Washington and northwest Oregon that will have significant impacts spreading north over the area Thursday ... Continuing in the northern areas into Thursday night and into the Columbia river gorge into Friday. This is the strongest storm of this type in quite a while. ... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 6 AM to 4 PM PST Thursday for the central Willamette Valley ... The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a winter Storm Warning ... Which is in effect from 6 AM to 4 PM PST Thursday. * Timing Beginning around sunrise Thursday and continuing through most of Thursday afternoon. Precipitation should turn to mainly freezing rain between 10 AM and noon. * Snow accumulations Up to 1 or 2 inches Thursday morning ... With the greatest accumulations north of Salem. * Ice accumulations Up to a quarter inch of ice accumulation is possible later Thursday morning and Thursday afternoon. * Impacts Travel will be difficult on Thursday. Some Power disruptions are possible. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet, and ice are expected or occurring. Strong winds are also possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

West Coast Range, South Willamette Valley, Lane Co. Cascade Foothills; Weather Alert
Winter Storm Warning, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/7/2016 02:00:00 PM Corrected headline for the central Oregon coast segment ... Significant winter weather expected over much of southwest Washington and northwest Oregon Thursday and Thursday night ... . An unusually strong winter storm will bring mixed precipitation across much of southwest Washington and northwest Oregon that will have significant impacts spreading north over the area Thursday ... Continuing in the northern areas into Thursday night and into the Columbia river gorge into Friday. This is the strongest storm of this type in quite a while. ... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 4 AM to 2 PM PST Thursday for the south Willamette Valley ... The central Oregon coast range ... And the south Oregon Cascade foothills ... The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Winter Storm Warning ... Which is in effect from 4 AM to 2 PM PST Thursday. * Timing Beginning just before sunrise Thursday morning and continuing into mid afternoon Thursday. Precipitation should mainly be freezing rain by around 10 AM. * Snow accumulations ... 1 to 2 or 3 inches of snow is possible Thursday morning in the foothills and coast range ... Light accumulations of a trace to less than an inch in the south Willamette Valley. * Ice accumulations Up to one quarter of an inch of ice is possible Thursday morning ... Perhaps lasting into the early afternoon. * Impacts Travel will be difficult as some brief snow accumulations change to sleet and then freezing rain and roads become snow and ice covered and slick. Some Power disruptions are possible. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet, and ice are expected or occurring. Strong winds are also possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

Lane Co. Cascades; Weather Alert
Winter Weather Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/7/2016 02:00:00 PM Corrected headline for the central Oregon coast segment ... Significant winter weather expected over much of southwest Washington and northwest Oregon Thursday and Thursday night ... . An unusually strong winter storm will bring mixed precipitation across much of southwest Washington and northwest Oregon that will have significant impacts spreading north over the area Thursday ... Continuing in the northern areas into Thursday night and into the Columbia river gorge into Friday. This is the strongest storm of this type in quite a while. ... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 4 AM to 1 PM PST Thursday for the Lane county Cascades ... The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Winter Weather Advisory ... Which is in effect from 4 AM to 1 PM PST Thursday. * Timing A mix of snow ... Sleet ... And freezing rain beginning before sunrise Thursday and continuing into the early afternoon. * Snow accumulations ... 3 to 6 inches. * Ice accumulations Up to one or two tenths of an inch of ice. * Snow levels Rising to 6000 feet or higher by early Thursday afternoon. * Impacts Travel will be difficult as roads become snow covered or icy. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet, or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

Central Coast; Weather Alert
Winter Weather Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/7/2016 02:00:00 PM Corrected headline for the central Oregon coast segment ... Significant winter weather expected over much of southwest Washington and northwest Oregon Thursday and Thursday night ... . An unusually strong winter storm will bring mixed precipitation across much of southwest Washington and northwest Oregon that will have significant impacts spreading north over the area Thursday ... Continuing in the northern areas into Thursday night and into the Columbia river gorge into Friday. This is the strongest storm of this type in quite a while. ... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 4 AM to 1 PM PST Thursday for the central Oregon coast ... The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Winter Weather Advisory ... Which is in effect from 4 AM to 1 PM PST Thursday. * Timing Freezing rain ... Possibly mixed initially for a short time with sleet or a little snow ... Beginning a little before sunrise then continuing as mostly freezing rain into the early afternoon. Precipitation should mainly be rain around or just after noon on Thursday. * Snow accumulations From a trace to less than an inch. * Ice accumulations Up to one or two tenths of an inch of ice. * Impacts Travel will be difficult at times as roads become icy. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet, or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

US26, 8 miles West of Intersection with Mount Hood Highway ORE35 MP 50; Closure
A crash has occurred near mp 49.5, all WB lanes and eb left lane are closed.
Issued: 12/07/2016 1:58 pm

Portland Metro, WA-Vancouver Area; Weather Alert
Wind Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/7/2016 11:34:00 AM Wind Advisory remains in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to 4 PM PST Thursday for the greater Portland and Vancouver metro area ... A Wind Advisory remains in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to 4 PM PST Thursday. * East metro and in the west hills: east winds 30 to 40 MPH with gusts to 55 MPH. * Elsewhere in the metro area: east winds 20 to 25 MPH with gusts 35 to 45 MPH. * Timing: increasing Wednesday afternoon and continuing through Thursday. Strongest winds likely to be Thursday morning. * Wind chill: mainly in the teens and 20s ... Though locally as low as 5 to 10 degrees east metro and in the west hills. * Impacts: the strongest east wind event so far this season ... Combined with expected snow and ice Thursday ... Will likely cause some tree damage and Power outages. The winds may make travel difficult at times ... Particularly on north-south bridges such as the interstate bridge along interstate 5 and the Glenn Jackson bridge along interstate 205. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be 31 to 39 MPH OR gusts will range between 45 and 57 MPH. Winds of these magnitudes may cause minor property damage without extra precautions. Motorists in high profile vehicles should use caution until the winds subside.

North & East Klamath Co. & West Lake Co., Central & East Lake Co.; Weather Alert
High Wind Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/7/2016 08:59:00 AM High Wind Watch remains in effect from Thursday afternoon through late Thursday night ... * Winds Southwest winds 30 to 40 MPH with gusts to 60 MPH. * Timing Thursday afternoon through late Thursday night. * Locations include Highway 31 between Paisley and summer Lake ... Highway 299 near cedar pass ... Highway 140 east of Lakeview and the higher terrain of the Fremont winema forest near and west of Summer Lake as well as the warner mountains. * Impacts Potentially hazardous driving conditions are expected ... Especially for lightweight and high-profile vehicles. Increased risk for downed trees and Power lines. Disruption of outdoor activities. Unsecured objects may be lost or damaged. * View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard Precautionary/preparedness actions... A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 MPH OR gusts of 58 MPH OR more can lead to property damage. Travel will be impacted ... Especially for high profile vehicles.

Road Conditions by Route

I-5 MP 288.51 to 294.21

Informational only; Construction Work
Comments: Road construction may occur nightly from 8 pm to 5 am. Single and double lane closure northbound and southbound may impact traffic.
Updated: 10/12/2016 11:47 am

I-5 MP 300 to 308

MARQUAM BRIDGE; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 30 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/07/2016 06:41 am

I-5 MP 300.271

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: I-5 SB ramp to I-405 NB (Portland) Effective December 16, 2016, the ramp from I-5 southbound to I-405 northbound will be closed between the hours of 9 PM & 5 AM. Estimated date of completion is December 18, 2016.
Updated: 12/07/2016 10:00 am

I-5 MP 303.47

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: I-5 SB Exit 302B ramp to I-405 SB (Portland) Effective December 4, 2016, the ramp from I-5 southbound Exit 302B to I-405 southbound will be restricted to 12 feet 00 in. in width between the hours of 9 PM & 5 AM. Estimated date of completion is December 15, 2016.
Updated: 12/07/2016 10:00 am

I-405 MP 0 to 4.2

FREMONT BRIDGE; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Clear, no precipitation
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 30 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/07/2016 06:41 am

I-405 MP 3.57

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: I-405 NB ramp to I-5 SB (Portland) Effective December 4, 2016, the ramp from I-405 northbound to I-5 southbound will be intermittently closed on Sunday to Thursday nights between the hours of 9 PM & 5 AM. Estimated date of completion is December 15, 2016.
Updated: 12/07/2016 10:00 am

I-405 MP 3.57

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: I-405 NB ramp to N Kerby Ave (Portland) Effective December 4, 2016, the ramp from I-405 northbound to N Kerby Ave will be intermittently closed on Sunday to Thursday nights between the hours of 9 PM & 5 AM. Estimated date of completion is December 15, 2016.
Updated: 12/07/2016 10:00 am

I-405 MP 4.21

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: I-405 NB ramp to I-5 NB (Portland) Effective December 4, 2016, the ramp from I-405 northbound to I-5 northbound will be restricted to 15 feet 00 in. in width between the hours of 9 PM & 5 AM. Estimated date of completion is December 15, 2016.
Updated: 12/07/2016 10:00 am

ORE8 MP 6.45 to 6.75

Informational only; Construction Work
Comments: No traffic impacts. Speed increased to 35 mph on TV Highway through the construction workzone. Please be alert and look for traffic changes. Pedestrian signals are set to turn on automatically. Crosswalk buttons do not need to be pressed until ADA ramps are open. TriMet bus stop at SW 185th Avenue at TV Highway (heading north) has been temporarily moved. TriMet installed new bus shelters for eastbound and westbound riders. Go to TriMet.org or call 503-238-7433 to see schedule or bus stop location changes.
Updated: 11/28/2016 04:26 am

US26 MP .42 to 1.12

Informational only; Construction Work
Comments: No traffic impacts. Some nighttime and/or weekend lane closures will be necessary at a later time and will be noted here when scheduled. The Ross Island Bridge Rehabilitation Project is currently in the painting phase until 2017 after completing structural repair work in 2015. Crews will remove the existing paint and repaint the bridge’s steel structure the historic blue-green color it has worn since the 1960s.
Updated: 11/28/2016 04:23 am

US26 MP 1 to 1.8

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Construction Work
Comments: No traffic impacts. Sewer construction at SE 11th Avenue on the south side of Powell Boulevard will periodically close the southernmost turning lane on Powell between SE 10th and SE 11th Avenues. Two lanes of eastbound and westbound traffic will be maintained at all times. For more information: contact Matt Gough at 503-823-5352 or matthew.gough@portlandoregon.gov.
Updated: 11/28/2016 04:24 am

US26 MP 62 to 65

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Construction Work
Comments: Day shoulder closures on U.S. 26 west (Cornelius Pass Road to NW 185th Avenue). Bicycle detour is in place. A flagger will be present on Rock Creek Trail to assist users during pile driving activities.
Updated: 11/28/2016 04:22 am

US26 MP 62.12 to 64.75

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: US26 MP 62.02 to MP 65.13 EB & WB (Hillsboro) Effective October 31, 2016, this section of US26 will be restricted to 14 feet 00 in. in width on Saturdays from 1/2 hr before sunrise until 8 AM, and on Sundays from 1/2 hr before sunrise until 9 AM. Estimated date of completion is October 31, 2017.
Updated: 12/07/2016 10:00 am

US26 MP 62.12 to 64.75

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: US26 MP 62.02 to MP 65.13 EB & WB (Hillsboro) Effective October 31, 2016, this section of US26 will be restricted to 10 feet 00 in. in width between the hours of 10 PM & 5 AM. Estimated date of completion is October 31, 2017.
Updated: 12/07/2016 10:00 am

US26 MP 69 to 73

No to Minimum Delay; Construction Work
Comments: Periodic night lane closures on U.S. 26 in both directions (between OR 217 and the Vista Ridge Tunnel) from 8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. Shoulder closures in place for the same segment 24-hours a day.
Updated: 11/28/2016 04:22 am

US26 MP 71.19 to 71.82

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: US26 MP 71 to MP 72 EB (Portland) Effective October 31, 2016, this section of US26 eastbound will be restricted to 13 feet 00 in. in width on Sunday to Thursday nights between the hours of 10 PM & 5 AM. Estimated date of completion is May 22, 2017.
Updated: 12/07/2016 10:00 am

US26 MP 72.03 to 72.97

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: US26 MP 72 to MP 73 EB (Portland) Effective November 10, 2016, this section of US26 eastbound will be restricted to 13 feet 00 in. in width on Sunday to Thursday nights between the hours of 10 PM & 5 AM. Estimated date of completion is April 13, 2017.
Updated: 12/07/2016 10:00 am

US26 MP 72.56

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: US26 MP 72.63 EB (Portland) Effective November 10, 2016, this section of US26 eastbound will be restricted to 21 feet 00 in. in width on Sunday to Thursday nights between the hours of 10 PM & 5 AM. Estimated date of completion is April 13, 2017.
Updated: 12/07/2016 10:00 am

US26 MP 73.29 to 73.42

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Crash/Hazard
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) 1 Lane
Comments: Right lane closed at the Jefferson onramp due to landslide, use caution.
Last Updated: 11/29/2016 6:01 pm

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