City of Salem Road Conditions

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Lane Co.; Weather Alert
Flood Warning, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 12:26:00 PM Nw Oregon/sw Washington coastal rivers bulletin ... The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in Oregon ... Wilson river near Tillamook affecting Tillamook county Alsea river near Tidewater affecting Benton and Lincoln counties ... The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Oregon ... Siletz river at Siletz affecting Lincoln county Siuslaw river near Mapleton affecting Lane county river forecasts are based on observed and forecast rainfall and temperatures, and they include current and planned reservoir releases. For the latest river stages and forecasts, visit weather. Gov/Portland. The next update for these locations will be issued by 8 PM Sunday. The Flood Warning continues for the Siuslaw river near Mapleton. * At 12 pm Sunday the stage was ... 22.0 feet / 31530 cfs. * Flood stage is 18.0 feet and flood flow is 22400 cfs. * Forecast This river crested at 22.5 ft at 12/21 10:00 AM. This river is expected to fall below flood stage around 2 AM Monday and continue falling for the next couple days. * Impact Above 22 ft, expect widespread flooding of low-lying land. Several homes and structures in low areas of Mapleton start to flood. Numerous rural roads along and near the Siuslaw river will likely be flooded, and water begins to cover the lower sections of hwy 126 at this stage. Flooding may be exacerbated during high tide. &&

Lincoln Co.; Weather Alert
Flood Warning, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 12:26:00 PM Nw Oregon/sw Washington coastal rivers bulletin ... The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in Oregon ... Wilson river near Tillamook affecting Tillamook county Alsea river near Tidewater affecting Benton and Lincoln counties ... The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Oregon ... Siletz river at Siletz affecting Lincoln county Siuslaw river near Mapleton affecting Lane county river forecasts are based on observed and forecast rainfall and temperatures, and they include current and planned reservoir releases. For the latest river stages and forecasts, visit weather. Gov/Portland. The next update for these locations will be issued by 8 PM Sunday. The Flood Warning continues for the Siletz river at Siletz. * At 11 am Sunday the stage was ... 17.5 feet / 22330 cfs. * Flood stage is 16.0 feet and flood flow is 19000 cfs. * Forecast This river crested at 20.3 ft at 12/21 00:30 AM. This river is expected to fall below flood stage around 4 PM Sunday and continue falling for the next couple days. * Impact Above 18 ft, expect minor flooding of a small housing development near mile post 8 down stream from mack landing. Widespread lowland and pasture land flooding also occurs at this level. Flooding may be exacerbated during high tide. &&

ORE229, 9 miles South of Intersection with Oregon Coast Highway US101 MP 9; Closure
High water, use an alternate route.
Issued: 12/21/2014 11:34 am

US101, Tillamook MP 65 - 64; Closure with Detour
High water has closed the road; a detour is in place., Southbound 101 traffic can use Latimer Rd. N to Wilson River Loop. Follow Wilson River Loop to Hwy 6 and then back to Hwy 101. Northbound traffic can detour onto Wilson River Hwy (Hwy 6) and go east to Wilson River Loop. Take Wilson River Loop north to Latimer Rd. and then back to Hwy 101.
Updated: 12/21/2014 10:35 am

Benton Co., Polk Co.; Weather Alert
Flood Warning, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 10:25:00 AM Willamette tributaries bulletin lower Columbia tributaries bulletin ... The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in Oregon ... Sandy river near Bull Run affecting Clackamas and Multnomah counties ... The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Oregon ... Marys river near Philomath affecting Benton county Luckiamute river near Suver affecting Benton and Polk counties Clackamas river at Estacada affecting Clackamas county Clackamas river near Oregon City affecting Clackamas county river forecasts are based on observed and forecast rainfall and temperatures, and they include current and planned reservoir releases. For the latest river stages and forecasts, visit weather. Gov/Portland. The next update for these locations will be issued by 6 PM Sunday. The Flood Warning continues for the Luckiamute river near Suver. * At 5 am Sunday the stage was ... 25.8 feet / 6400 cfs. * Flood stage is 27.0 feet and flood flow is 7500 cfs. * Minor flooding is forecast forecast ... This river will rise above flood stage after 10:30 AM Sunday and is expected to crest at 28.5 ft around 10 PM Sunday. * Impact Above 29.0 ft, expect widespread flooding of the lowland agricultural lands upstream from Falls City and maple grove to the confluence with the Willamette river. Also expect flooding and possible closure of numerous secondary roads near the river. &&

Benton Co.; Weather Alert
Flood Warning, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 10:25:00 AM Willamette tributaries bulletin lower Columbia tributaries bulletin ... The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in Oregon ... Sandy river near Bull Run affecting Clackamas and Multnomah counties ... The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Oregon ... Marys river near Philomath affecting Benton county Luckiamute river near Suver affecting Benton and Polk counties Clackamas river at Estacada affecting Clackamas county Clackamas river near Oregon City affecting Clackamas county river forecasts are based on observed and forecast rainfall and temperatures, and they include current and planned reservoir releases. For the latest river stages and forecasts, visit weather. Gov/Portland. The next update for these locations will be issued by 6 PM Sunday. The Flood Warning continues for the marys river near Philomath. * At 9 am Sunday the stage was ... 20.4 feet / 5530 cfs. * Flood stage is 20.0 feet and flood flow is 5100 cfs. * Forecast This river is cresting. This river is expected to fall below flood stage around 5 AM Monday and continue falling for the next couple days. * Impact Above 20.5 ft, expect flooding of some homes in the southern part of Corvallis to begin, especially when the Willamette is also running high. In south Corvallis, a trailer park and light industrial areas, including evanite fiber plant, begin to flood. Flooding may begin in the vicinity of chapel drive and grange hall road on the south side of Philomath. Problems with the sewers have historically begun in Philomath at this and higher stages. &&

Clackamas Co.; Weather Alert
Flood Warning, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/21/2014 10:25:00 AM Willamette tributaries bulletin lower Columbia tributaries bulletin ... The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in Oregon ... Sandy river near Bull Run affecting Clackamas and Multnomah counties ... The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Oregon ... Marys river near Philomath affecting Benton county Luckiamute river near Suver affecting Benton and Polk counties Clackamas river at Estacada affecting Clackamas county Clackamas river near Oregon City affecting Clackamas county river forecasts are based on observed and forecast rainfall and temperatures, and they include current and planned reservoir releases. For the latest river stages and forecasts, visit weather. Gov/Portland. The next update for these locations will be issued by 6 PM Sunday. The Flood Warning continues for the Clackamas river near Oregon city. * At 9 am Sunday the stage was ... 34.2 feet / 23090 cfs. * Flood stage is 39.0 feet and flood flow is 40000 cfs. * Minor flooding is forecast forecast ... This river will rise above flood stage around 5 PM Sunday and is expected to crest at 39.6 ft around 10 PM Sunday. * Impact Above 39.0 ft, expect minor flooding of low areas along the lower Clackamas river, including clackamette park, the Oregon City shopping center, and some agricultural land downstream of carver bridge. &&

ORE153, 1 mile East of Intersection with Salmon River Highway ORE18 MP 1 - 7; Closure
High water in the area has the highway closed at this location. Please find an alternate route
Updated: 12/21/2014 07:26 am

ORE180, 7 miles East of Intersection with Corvallis - Newport Highway US20 MP 7; Closure
High water in this area has the highway closed. Please find an alternate route.
Updated: 12/21/2014 07:26 am

North Coast, Central Coast, Northwest Coast Range, West Coast Range, Lower Columbia, Portland Metro, Central Willamette Valley, South Willamette Valley, North Cascade Foothills, North Cascades, Lane Co. Cascade Foothills, Lane Co. Cascades, WA-South Cascades, WA-Willapa Hills, WA-South Coast, WA-Lower Columbia & I-5 Cowlitz Co., WA-Vancouver Area, WA-South Cascade Foothills; Weather Alert
Flood Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 12/20/2014 09:39:00 PM Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday afternoon for southwest Washington and northwest Oregon ... The Flood Watch continues for * Portions of northwest Oregon and southwest Washington Including the following areas ... In northwest Oregon ... Cascade foothills in Lane county ... Cascades in Lane county ... Central coast range of western Oregon ... Central Columbia river gorge ... Central Oregon coast ... Central Willamette Valley ... Coast range of northwest Oregon ... Greater Portland metro area ... Lower Columbia ... North Oregon coast ... Northern Oregon Cascade foothills ... Northern Oregon Cascades ... South Willamette Valley ... Upper Hood river Valley and western Columbia river gorge. In southwest Washington ... Central Columbia river gorge ... Greater Vancouver area ... I-5 corridor in Cowlitz county ... South Washington Cascade foothills ... South Washington Cascades ... South Washington coast ... Western Columbia river gorge and Willapa hills. * Through Monday afternoon rain will continue to fall over northwest Oregon and southwest Washington through Monday. The rain over southwest Washington is expected to decrease in intensity late Saturday night and early Sunday. Over northwest Oregon expect rainfall to decrease in intensity during the day Sunday. * Flood warnings are in effect for some of the coastal rivers and Willamette tributaries There is a lesser risk for any flooding on the mainstem of the Willamette. There also remains a threat for flooding along the Hood river. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. Landslides and debris flows are possible during this flood event. People ... Structures and roads located below steep slopes ... In canyons and near the mouths of canyons may be at serious risk from rapidly moving landslides. You should Monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop. The next update for this watch will be issued by 6 PM Sunday.

US101, 12 miles North of Florence MP 177; Closure
The highway is closed at this location for an unknown amount of time. Please find an alternate route.
Updated: 12/20/2014 4:02 pm

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: 12/18/2014 4:19 pm

US101B, 2 miles West of Astoria MP 5; Closure with Detour
The Lewis and Clark River Bridge will be closed starting December 1, 2014; a detour will be in place. Use an alternate route., The Lewis & Clark River Bridge is scheduled to be closed to facilitate construction activities starting December 1, 2014. This closure is anticipated to last until August 1, 2015. A detour route will be designated with signing during the length of the closure. The project is scheduled to be completed in November 2017.
Updated: 12/10/2014 10:31 am

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 2015.
Updated: 11/20/2014 4:17 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: 12/21/2014 10:00 am