Northeast Oregon Road Conditions

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John Day Basin, Ochoco-John Day Highlands; Weather Alert
Flash Flood Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 9/4/2015 11:16:00 AM Rain on the Canyon creek wildfire area may cause flash flooding and debris flows ... . A low pressure area will move across central and northeast Oregon tonight and Saturday producing widespread rain. ... Flash Flood Watch in effect from 3 PM PDT this afternoon through Saturday evening ... The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for a portion of central Oregon Including the following John Day basin and ochoco-john day highlands. * From 3 pm PDT this afternoon through Saturday evening * Rain amounts of 0.25 to 0.75 inches are possible over the Canyon creek wildfire area tonight through Saturday and it is possible that a few areas could see amounts near 1 inch. * The rain may result in flash flooding or debris flows on the recently burnt areas Especially along Canyon creek above Canyon city and John Day. 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.

Baker Co., Malheur Co.; Weather Alert
Flash Flood Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 9/5/2015 04:44:00 AM Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until noon MDT /11 AM PDT/ today ... The flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of northeast Oregon and southeast Oregon This includes the following in ... Northeast Oregon ... Baker county. In southeast Oregon ... Malheur county. * Until noon MDT /11 am PDT/ today. * Moderate rainfall from showers through midday today may be sufficient to trigger mudslides/landslides in burn scar areas. The main burn scars impacted will be the cornet/windy ridge and the eldorado. * mudslides/landslides may occur suddenly and with surprising force ... Blocking roads and potentially burying automobiles rapidly. Highways in the burn scars ... Including us 26 and state highway 245 ... May become dangerous in periods of moderate to heavy rainfall during the watch period. 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

I-84 MP 229

No to Minimum Delay; Maintenance Work
Comments: Road maintenance operations are occurring, use caution.
Updated: 08/31/2015 4:29 pm

I-84 MP 245.85 to 260.67

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) 1 Lane (Eastbound) 1 Lane
Comments: Single lane traffic EB and WB is in place with two passing lane opportunities WB and the speed limit is reduced to 45 MPH. Lane restrictions are in effect 24/7 until November 1. I-84 closed to bicycles within the work zone. Please use the alternate route or free shuttle bus provided. To arrange a ride on the shuttle you can call 541-429-7519.
Updated: 08/27/2015 12:13 pm

I-84 MP 247.38 to 249.26

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: I-84 MP 245.85 to MP 252.40 EB (west of La Grande) Effective March 30, 2015, this section of I-84 eastbound will be restricted to 13 feet 00 in. in width, 80 feet 00 in. in trailer length (inclusive of tongue), and 120 feet 00 in. in overall length. Mobile homes with eaves are allowed, provided the base width does not exceed 13 feet 00 in. in width. Loads that do not exceed legal width (8 feet 06 in.) will be allowed up to 160 feet 00 in. in overall length, and the trailer length is not limited. Estimated date of completion is November 1, 2015.
Updated: 09/04/2015 7:00 pm

I-84 MP 247.38 to 249.15

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: I-84 MP 252.40 to MP 245.85 WB (west of La Grande) Effective March 30, 2015, this section of I-84 westbound will be restricted to 15 feet 00 in. in width, 80 feet 00 in. in trailer length (inclusive of tongue), and 120 feet 00 in. in overall length. Mobile homes with eaves are allowed, provided the base width does not exceed 15 feet 00 in. in width. Loads that do not exceed legal width (8 feet 06 in.) will be allowed up to 160 feet 00 in. in overall length, and the trailer length is not limited. In addition, all overwidth loads (over 8 feet 06 in. in width) must stay in the right lane between MP 251.5-250 and MP 248-246; passing other vehicles through these areas is strictly prohibited. Estimated date of completion is November 1, 2015.
Updated: 09/04/2015 7:00 pm

I-84 MP 256.4

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: I-84 MP 256.42 Upper Perry Interchange crossing over I-84 (Perry) Upper Perry Interchange crossing over I-84 is restricted to the following weights: 20,000 lbs. single axle, 34,000 lbs. tandem axle, 105,500 lbs. GVW, Weight Table 2 for divisible loads; 21,500 lbs. single axle, 43,000 lbs. tandem axle - 98,000 lbs. GVW., Weight Table 3 for non-divisible loads.
Updated: 09/04/2015 7:00 pm

I-84 MP 270 to 271

No to Minimum Delay; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Eastbound) 1 Lane
Comments: Eastbound traffic on I-84 will be restricted to one lane, and westbound lanes restricted intermittently. Use caution. Ladd Creek Culvert Replacement - The project will be replacing an existing culvert under I-84 at EXIT 270. EB traffic on I-84 will be restricted to one 19 ft wide lane between MP 270 and 271 beginning May 26th and remaining in place until September 30. The restriction has been approved by motor carrier. WB traffic will be restricted to one lane intermittently during this same time period. The existing EXIT 270 WB On Ramp will be closed beginning May 26 and remain closed until Sept 18. A temporary EB on-ramp at EXIT 270 will be in place allowing traffic from EXIT 270 intending to go WB to detour on I-84 EB to EXIT 273 to return to I-84 WB. EXIT 270 will be signed “Closed to Trucks” “Local Access Only” from May 26 to Sept 18.
Updated: 08/27/2015 12:25 pm

I-84 MP 270

ON RAMP
Closure with Detour; Construction Work
Comments: The westbound on ramp at MP 270 is closed; a detour is in place. Use an alternate route. Ramps Affected. The existing EXIT 270 WB On Ramp will be closed beginning May 26 and remain closed until Sept 18. A temporary EB on-ramp at EXIT 270 will be in place allowing traffic from EXIT 270 intending to go WB to detour on I-84 EB to EXIT 273 to return to I-84 WB. EXIT 270 will be signed “Closed to Trucks” “Local Access Only” from May 26 to Sept 18.
Updated: 08/27/2015 12:25 pm

I-84 MP 270.64

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: I-84 WB ramp from Ladd Creek Rd (east of La Grande) Effective May 26, 2015, the ramp from Ladd Creek Rd to I-84 westbound will be closed. Estimated date of completion is October 31, 2015.
Updated: 09/04/2015 7:00 pm

I-84 MP 270.64 to 270.87

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: I-84 MP 271 to MP 270 WB (east of La Grande) Effective May 11, 2015, this section of I-84 westbound will be restricted to 19 feet 00 in. in width. Estimated date of completion is October 31, 2015.
Updated: 09/04/2015 7:00 pm

I-84 MP 270.74 to 270.87

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: I-84 MP 270 to MP 271 EB (east of La Grande) Effective May 11, 2015, this section of I-84 eastbound will be restricted to 16 feet 00 in. in width. Estimated date of completion is October 31, 2015.
Updated: 09/04/2015 7:00 pm

I-84 MP 285.68 to 289.17

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: I-84 MP 285.68 to MP 289.17 EB & WB (North Powder) Effective June 9, 2015, this section of I-84 will be restricted to 20 feet 00 in. in width. Estimated date of completion is November 27, 2015.
Updated: 09/04/2015 7:00 pm

I-84 MP 285.68 to 289.17

No to Minimum Delay; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) 1 Lane (Eastbound) 1 Lane
Comments: Bridge work is occurring during daytime hours, use caution. Lanes will be restricted in each direction and speeds reduced.
Updated: 09/04/2015 4:07 pm

ORE203 MP 16.02

No to Minimum Delay; Crash/Hazard
Comments: There is a wildfire in the area. Watch for increased fire traffic. Use caution.
Last Updated: 09/01/2015 07:49 am

ORE244 MP 28 to 20

No to Minimum Delay; Weather Impact
Comments: Winter conditions are occurring causing no to minimum delays, use caution.
Last Updated: 09/05/2015 07:01 am

ORE339 MP 2.76

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: OR339 (Freewater Hwy) MP 2.76 (West Crockett Branch Bridge - Milton-Freewater) OR339 (Freewater Hwy) crossing West Crockett Branch Bridge is restricted to 21,500 lbs. single axle, 43,000 lbs. tandem axle, 60,000 lbs. tri-axle, Weight Table 4.
Updated: 09/04/2015 7:00 pm

ORE339 MP 3.16

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: OR339 (Freewater Hwy) MP 3.16 (East Fork Little Walla Walla River Bridge - Milton-Freewater) OR339 (Freewater Hwy) crossing East Fork Little Walla Walla River Bridge is restricted to 21,500 lbs. single axle, 43,000 lbs. tandem axle, 60,000 lbs. tri-axle, Weight Table 4.
Updated: 09/04/2015 7:00 pm

ORE339 MP 3.31

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: OR339 (Freewater Hwy) MP 3.31 (West Fork Little Walla Walla River Bridge - Milton-Freewater) OR339 (Freewater Hwy) crossing West Fork Little Walla Walla River Bridge is restricted to 21,500 lbs. single axle, 43,000 lbs. tandem axle, 60,000 lbs. tri-axle, Weight Table 4.
Updated: 09/04/2015 7:00 pm

US395 MP 1.24

No to Minimum Delay; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Northbound) 1 Lane (Southbound) 1 Lane
Comments: Installation of pedestrian improvements are occurring at 13th & Frazer. Expect occasional lane closures, flaggers, and minor delays.
Updated: 08/27/2015 11:08 am

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