Southwest Oregon Road Conditions

Alerts!

North & East Klamath Co. & West Lake Co.; Weather Alert
Winter Weather Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 3/22/2017 11:04:00 PM Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 11 PM Thursday to 11 AM PDT Friday ... * Snow accumulations ... 2 to 5 inches. * Elevation Above 5000 feet. * Timing Snow will begin around 5 PM, but the heaviest accumulations will occur between 11 PM and 11 AM before lightening. * Locations include Us highway 97 between Chemult and Chiloquin. * Impacts Heavy wet snow will make travel difficult for vehicles. Be prepared for snow covered roads. * View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard precautionary/preparedness actions ... * Slow down and allow extra time to reach your destination be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities. * See weather Gov/Medford/cams for latest road conditions. * A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause travel difficulties if you must travel, keep tire chains, a flashlight, blankets, food, water, medications, and a fully charged phone with you. &&

South Central Cascades; Weather Alert
Winter Weather Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 3/22/2017 11:04:00 PM Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 11 PM Thursday to 11 AM PDT Friday ... * Snow accumulations ... 6 to 9 inches. * Elevation Above 5000 feet. * Timing Snow will begin around 5 PM, but the heaviest accumulations will occur between 11 PM and 11 AM before lightening. * Locations include Crater Lake rim ... Highway 62 ... Highway 232. * Impacts Heavy wet snow will make travel difficult for vehicles. Be prepared for snow covered roads. * View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard precautionary/preparedness actions ... * Slow down and allow extra time to reach your destination be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities. * See weather Gov/Medford/cams for latest road conditions. * A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause travel difficulties if you must travel, keep tire chains, a flashlight, blankets, food, water, medications, and a fully charged phone with you. &&

Central & East Lake Co.; Weather Alert
Wind Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 3/22/2017 03:08:00 PM Wind Advisory in effect from 2 AM to 5 PM PDT Friday ... The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a wind advisory ... Which is in effect from 2 AM to 5 PM PDT Friday. * Winds Southwest 25 to 35 MPH with gusts to 50 MPH. * Timing Winds will increase late Thursday night and peak Friday morning. Winds will decrease late Friday afternoon. * Locations include Highway 31 between Summer Lake and Paisley. * Impacts Strong crosswind will make driving difficult for high profile vehicles. * View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard precautionary/preparedness actions ... A wind advisory means that winds of 35 MPH are expected with higher gusts possible. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution. &&

South Central Coast, Curry Co. Coast; Weather Alert
High Wind Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 3/22/2017 03:08:00 PM High Wind Watch in effect from Thursday afternoon through late Thursday night ... The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a High Wind Watch ... Which is in effect from Thursday afternoon through late Thursday night. * Winds South 30 to 40 MPH with gusts to 60 MPH. * Timing Winds will pick up late Thursday morning and peak Thursday afternoon before decreasing late Thursday night. * Locations include Southern Oregon coast from cape blanco to Brookings ... Including highway 101. * Impacts Gusty winds will make handling of vehicles more difficult, especially high profile vehicles. Loose items could be blown about. * View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard precautionary/preparedness actions ... A High Wind Watch means a hazardous high wind event is possible. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 MPH OR gusts of 58 MPH OR more can lead to property damage. Travel may be impacted, especially for high profile vehicles. &&

Road Conditions by Route

I-5 MP 0 to 4.3

SISKIYOU SUMMIT NB; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Snow Flurries
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 32 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 03/23/2017 12:17 am

I-5 MP 4.3 to 0

SISKIYOU SUMMIT SB; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Snow Flurries
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 32 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 03/23/2017 12:17 am

I-5 MP 10 to 12.5

No to Minimum Delay; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Northbound) 1 Lane , Shoulder
Comments: Work continues, weather permitting, on the Siskiyou Rest Area Welcome Center. Expect trucks entering and exiting the work site from Crowson Rd. All work is during the week, during daylight hours. Expect traffic controlled by flaggers on Crowson Road, with minor delays. This part of the project is building a gated access road for the facility staff.
Updated: 03/21/2017 1:33 pm

I-5 MP 14.96

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: I-5 MP 14.96 NB (Ashland) Effective April 3, 2017, this section of I-5 northbound will be restricted to 15 feet 00 in. in width between the hours of 7 PM & 7 AM. Loads wider than 15 feet 00 in. in width may be accommodated on a case-by-case basis. Contact the Over-Dimension Permit Unit for information. Estimated date of completion is August 31, 2017.
Updated: 03/22/2017 7:00 pm

I-5 MP 24

No to Minimum Delay; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Southbound) 2 Lanes , Shoulder (Northbound) 2 Lanes , Shoulder
Comments: Finish work continues throughout the project area, with occasional lane closures. Ramps Affected.
Updated: 03/21/2017 1:33 pm

I-5 MP 27 to 34

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Maintenance Work
Lanes Affected: (Southbound) 1 Lane
Comments: Road maintenance operations are occurring causing no to minimum delays, use caution.
Updated: 03/23/2017 01:11 am

I-5 MP 57.06

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: I-5 MP 57.06 NB & SB (Grants Pass) Effective April 3, 2017, this section of I-5 will be restricted to 15 feet 00 in. in width between the hours of 7 PM & 7 AM. Loads wider than 15 feet 00 in. in width may be accommodated on a case-by-case basis. Contact the Over-Dimension Permit Unit for information. Estimated date of completion is August 31, 2017.
Updated: 03/22/2017 7:00 pm

I-5 MP 69.08

SEXTON MT PASS; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Partly Cloudy
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 40 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: Roadside Snow:
Comments:
Last Updated: 03/22/2017 8:17 pm

I-5 MP 73.81

SMITH HILL SUMMIT; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Partly Cloudy
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 40 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: Roadside Snow:
Comments:
Last Updated: 03/22/2017 8:17 pm

I-5 MP 79.78

STAGE ROAD PASS; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Partly Cloudy
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 40 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: Roadside Snow:
Comments:
Last Updated: 03/22/2017 8:17 pm

I-5 MP 87 to 100.95

CANYON CREEK PASS; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Partly Cloudy
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 42 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: Roadside Snow:
Comments:
Last Updated: 03/22/2017 8:40 pm

I-5 MP 101.53

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: I-5 MP 101.54 NB & SB (Myrtle Creek) Effective April 3, 2017, this section of I-5 will be restricted to 15 feet 00 in. in width between the hours of 7 PM & 7 AM. Loads wider than 15 feet 00 in. in width may be accommodated on a case-by-case basis. Contact the Over-Dimension Permit Unit for information. Estimated date of completion is August 31, 2017.
Updated: 03/22/2017 7:00 pm

I-5 MP 104.85

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: I-5 MP 104.85 Chadwick Ln crossing over I-5 (near Riddle) Chadwick Ln crossing over I-5 is restricted to the following weights: 20,000 single axle, 34,000 lbs. tandem axle - 80,000 lbs. GVW. Weight Table 1.
Updated: 03/22/2017 7:00 pm

I-5 MP 119 to 120

OFF RAMP
Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Construction Work
Comments: Expect road construction at Exits 119 and 120 I-5 interchanges, and the Hwy 42 overpass at Exit 119. Flaggers as needed on the ramps as needed. Ramps Affected. This project will install a traffic signal at the intersection of Old Hwy 99 and the SB I-5 ramps at Exit 120, as part of an interchange improvement project. It will also include adding a NB auxiliary lane between both I-5 interchanges, and an additional WB lane on Hwy 42 over I-5 at Exit 119. This project is scheduled through September, 2017. On Old Hwy 99 expect lane closures near the SB I-5 ramps at Exit 120, with flaggers as needed.
Updated: 03/21/2017 1:04 pm

ORE42 MP 17.1

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) 1 Lane (Eastbound) 1 Lane
Comments: Hwy 42 traffic is limited to one lane each direction, watch for traffic control devices. This project is still in winter shutdown. Traffic control will remain the same throughout winter, and construction will resume in the spring. This project will replace the Gray Creek culvert, which crosses under Hwy 42 and Norway Rd. Norway Rd is closed to through traffic at Gray Creek.
Updated: 03/21/2017 12:33 pm

ORE42 MP 34

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Maintenance Work
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) 1 Lane (Eastbound) 1 Lane
Comments: Road maintenance operations are occurring, use caution.
Updated: 03/20/2017 7:32 pm

ORE42 MP 48 to 62

CAMAS MTN; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Partly Cloudy
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 41 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: Roadside Snow:
Comments:
Last Updated: 03/22/2017 8:40 pm

ORE62 MP .7 to 5.7

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) Median , 1 Lane , Shoulder (Eastbound) Median , 1 Lane , Shoulder
Comments: Expect night lane closures, 7 PM to 7 AM, near Corey and Agate roads, for Avista utility work. Watch for signs and use caution. Agate Road at Hwy 62 is permanently closed. Traffic that normally uses the intersection will need to use Ore 62 and Leigh Way, near Coastal Farm Supply to access Agate Rd. Expect night work with single lane closures on Hwy 62 near Corey Rd, for pipe installation. Corey Road access to Hwy 62 will be closed during the installation. There are changes to access into local businesses, along with traffic pattern shifts. During the day workers and equipment will be working off the roadway. All lanes will be open on Hwy 62 between 6 AM and 7 PM, Mon-Thur, and 6 AM to 10 PM Friday-Sunday. The Medco Haul Rd is closed to all traffic , including bicyclist and pedestrians.
Updated: 03/21/2017 1:32 pm

ORE62 MP 45.74

PROSPECT; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Intermittent Showers
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 36 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 03/22/2017 8:18 pm

ORE62 MP 65.45

UPPER CRATER LAKE BDRY; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Snow Flurries
Pavement Condition: Slush, Snow Pack Breaking Up
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 31 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: Roadside Snow: 45 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 03/22/2017 8:18 pm

ORE66 MP 15.65

GREEN SPRINGS SMT; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Partly Cloudy
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 36 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 40 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 03/22/2017 8:17 pm

ORE99 MP 0 to 12

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Maintenance Work
Lanes Affected: (Southbound) , Shoulder
Comments: Road maintenance operations are occurring, use caution.
Updated: 03/22/2017 11:26 pm

ORE99 MP 19.09

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: OR99 MP 19.09 SB (Ashland Creek Bridge - Ashland) Effective June 12, 2015, OR99 southbound crossing Ashland Creek Bridge is restricted to 20,000 lbs. single axle, 34,000 lbs. tandem axle, 105,500 lbs. GVW., Weight Table 2. Effective January 14, 2016, 5-axle single unit vehicles will be limited to 58,000 lbs. GVW, 6-axle single unit vehicles will be limited to 64,000 lbs. GVW, 7-axle single unit vehicles will be limited to 72,000 lbs. GVW.
Updated: 03/22/2017 7:00 pm

ORE138 MP 86

Informational only; Weather Impact
Comments: The North Entrance to Crater Lake National Park is closed for the winter Season. Access to the Park is at the South entrance off Highway 62.
Last Updated: 03/18/2017 07:05 am

ORE138 MP 86.01

E DIAMOND LAKE SMT; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Snow Flurries
Pavement Condition: Slush, Snow Pack Breaking Up
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 31 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: Roadside Snow: 100 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 03/22/2017 8:18 pm

ORE140 MP 36.96

LK OF THE WOODS; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Snow Flurries
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 32 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: Roadside Snow: 29 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 03/22/2017 8:26 pm

ORE140 MP 53.71

DOAK MT SUMMIT; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Partly Cloudy
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 34 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow:
Comments:
Last Updated: 03/22/2017 8:26 pm

ORE230 MP 0 to 23.8

W DIAMOND LAKE SMT; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Snow Flurries
Pavement Condition: Slush, Snow Pack Breaking Up
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 31 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: Roadside Snow: 105 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 03/22/2017 8:18 pm

ORE234 MP .04

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: OR234 MP 0.04 (Rogue River Bridge - west of Gold Hill) OR234 crossing Rogue River Bridge west of Gold Hill is restricted to 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: 03/22/2017 7:00 pm

ORE238 MP 13.79 to 38.75

JACKSONVILLE HIGHWAY; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Partly Cloudy
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 50 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: Roadside Snow:
Comments:
Last Updated: 03/22/2017 8:20 pm

ORE255 MP 339.2

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Northbound) 1 Lane (Southbound) 1 Lane
Comments: Watch for daytime lane closures throughout the work area. Watch for flaggers, workers, and equipment along the shoulders and travel lanes. This is for slide repairs.
Updated: 03/21/2017 12:47 pm

ORE255 MP 345

No to Minimum Delay; Crash/Hazard
Lanes Affected: (Northbound) 1 Lane (Southbound) 1 Lane
Comments: The road surface has collapsed causing no to minimum delays, use caution. There are signs posted advising of rough road. Crews will be making repairs as weather permits.
Last Updated: 03/21/2017 06:08 am

ORE273 MP 7.5

MT ASHLAND SKI ROAD; Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Snow Flurries
Pavement Condition: Packed Snow
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 26 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 1 in.; Roadside Snow: 97 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 03/23/2017 12:18 am

US97 MP 236.66 to 253.9

CHILOQUIN; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Partly Cloudy
Pavement Condition: Spots of Ice
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 33 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 8 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 03/22/2017 8:25 pm

US97 MP 244.5

Estimated delay of 20 minutes - 2 hours; Crash/Hazard
Lanes Affected: (Northbound) 1 Lane (Southbound) 1 Lane
Comments: A crash has occurred, use caution.
Last Updated: 03/23/2017 12:20 am

US97 MP 253.9 to 280.16

KLAMATH FALLS; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Partly Cloudy
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 39 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 03/22/2017 8:24 pm

US97 MP 273.62 to 279.34

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: US97 MP 273.5 to MP 279.5 NB & SB (Klamath Falls) Effective January 18, 2017, this section of US97 will be restricted to 16 feet 07 in. in height northbound, and 19 feet 06 in. in height southbound, between the hours of 8 AM & 4 PM. Estimated date of completion is January 26, 2017.
Updated: 03/22/2017 7:00 pm

US101 MP 311

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Northbound) 1 Lane (Southbound) 2 Lanes
Comments: Work is expected to begin April 3. Watch for weekday lane closures, with flaggers for traffic control, use caution. Reinhart Creek Bridge rehabilitation project.
Updated: 03/21/2017 12:37 pm

US101 MP 311.4

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: US101 MP 311.4 NB & SB (south of Port Orford) Effective April 2, 2017, this section of US101 will be restricted to 14 feet 00 in. in width from Sunday at midnight to Friday at 3 PM. Mobile homes with eaves are allowed, provided the base width does not exceed 14 feet 00 in. in width. Estimated date of completion is August 5, 2017.
Updated: 03/22/2017 7:00 pm

US101 MP 311.4

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: US101 MP 311.40 (Reinhart Creek Bridge - south of Port Orford) Effective March 1, 2017, US101 crossing the Reinhart Creek Bridge is restricted to 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. Non-divisible loads exceeding these weights may cross the bridge if they stop oncoming traffic and straddle the centerline. Certified flaggers are required to stop oncoming traffic.
Updated: 03/22/2017 7:00 pm

US101 MP 336

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Crash/Hazard
Lanes Affected: (Southbound) 1 Lane
Comments: The southbound slow lane is closed from the bottom of the hill to the top due to repairs needed to this area of the roadway.Expect delays,use caution.
Last Updated: 02/28/2017 6:20 pm

US101 MP 338.1

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Northbound) 1 Lane , Shoulder (Southbound) , Shoulder
Comments: Intermittent, daytime traffic control with flaggers for slide repair, use caution. Watch for workers and equipment in the work zone.
Updated: 03/21/2017 12:43 pm

US101 MP 347

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Northbound) 1 Lane (Southbound) 1 Lane
Comments: Intermittent traffic control with flaggers, during daylight hours, weather permitting. Use caution and watch for workers. Thomas Creek Bridge rehabilitation project.
Updated: 03/21/2017 12:40 pm

US101 MP 349.5

No to Minimum Delay; Crash/Hazard
Lanes Affected: (Northbound) Median (Southbound) 1 Lane
Comments: Expect rough road conditions causing no to minimum delays, use caution. Odot is working throughout the area to make repairs.
Last Updated: 03/21/2017 06:08 am

US199 MP 16.1

HAYES HILL SMT; Weather Warning
Weather Condition: Partly Cloudy
Pavement Condition: Bare Pavement
Commercial Restrictions:
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 43 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 0 in.; Roadside Snow: 0 in.
Comments:
Last Updated: 03/22/2017 8:17 pm

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