City of Eugene Road Conditions

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East Curry Co. & Josephine Co., Curry Co. Coast; Weather Alert
Flash Flood Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 9/20/2017 02:42:08 AM The flash Flood Watch continues for * A portion of southwest Oregon, including the following areas, Curry county coast and eastern Curry county and Josephine county. * Until 11 am PDT this morning. * Moderate to occasionally heavy rain will bring the chance for debris flows and flash flooding in and downstream from drainages in the Chetco bar wildfire burn scar * Detailed map of hazard: http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr 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. 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.

Douglas Co. East Foothills; Weather Alert
Flash Flood Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 9/20/2017 02:42:08 AM The flash Flood Watch continues for * A portion of southwest Oregon, including the following area, eastern Douglas county foothills. * Through this afternoon * Moderate to occasionally heavy rain will bring the chance for rockfall and debris flows along a portion of highway 138 that borders the north Umpqua complex wildfire burn scar. * Detailed map of hazard: http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr 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.

North Cascades, WA-South Cascades; Weather Alert
Winter Weather Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 9/20/2017 02:02:36 AM The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow, which is in effect until 2 PM PDT this afternoon. * Timing Until 2 PM PDT this afternoon. * Snow level Around 5000 feet in the southwest Washington Cascades and 5500 feet in the north Oregon Cascades. * Snow accumulations ... 3 to 7 inches in the southwest Washington Cascades and mainly around Mount Hood in the north Oregon Cascades. * Impacts Roads above 5500 to 6000 feet will be snow covered and slick. Use chains or traction devices. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

North Cascades, Lane Co. Cascades; Weather Alert
Flash Flood Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 9/18/2017 05:26:14 PM The flash Flood Watch continues for * Fire burn areas in portions of northwest Oregon, including the following areas, Cascades in Lane county, central Columbia river gorge, northern Oregon Cascades, and western Columbia river gorge. This flash Flood Watch includes but is not limited to the Eagle Creek burn area, the whitewater burn area, the separation burn area, the rebel burn area, and the avenue burn area. * Through Wednesday morning from one to three inches of rain is forecast for burn areas in this area through Wednesday morning, with the heaviest rain later Tuesday night. The lack of vegetation and the burn scarring will likely result in enhanced runoff, debris flows, mudslides, and landslides in and downstream of the drainages affected by the fires and in the steep terrain. * For the Eagle Creek fire, this could affect communities between latourell and Hood River, and possibly interstate 84. For the whitewater fire, this could affect close to Breitenbush and also close to state highway 22. For the separation fire, this could affect highway 242 east of Belknap Springs. For the rebel fire, this could affect the road south of Cougar reservoir. 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.

I-84, Troutdale MP 17 - 62; Closure
EB I-84 is closed from exit 17 in Troutdale to MP 62 in Hood River due to a wildfire in the area. Trucks use US-26 to OR-35 as an alternate route. Ramps Affected.
Updated: 09/18/2017 3:57 pm

ORE242, 1 mile East of Intersection with McKenzie Highway ORE126 MP 56; Closure
The highway is closed. Use alternate routes.
Updated: 09/19/2017 1:00 pm

ORE242, 5 miles West of Sisters MP 87; Closure
The highway is closed due to a wildfire in the area. Use alternate routes.
Updated: 09/18/2017 12:02 pm

Road Conditions by Route

I-5 MP 194 to 195.7

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Southbound) Median , 3 Lanes , Shoulder (Northbound) Median , 3 Lanes , Shoulder
Comments: Road construction is occurring causing less than 20 minute delays, use caution. Work will be done at night Sept. 5 thru 7, 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM. Ramps Affected. There will be rolling slow downs on Sept. 6 and 7 on highway 569 eastbound near I-5 to remove existing bridge structure. Speed limit is 45 miles per hour thru construction zone. There will be single lane closures eastbound and westbound.
Updated: 09/07/2017 4:39 pm

ORE126 MP 1.34

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: OR126 Business MP 1.34 WB (Willamette River / Main St Bridge - Springfield) OR126 Business westbound crossing Willamette River / Main St 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.
Updated: 09/19/2017 7:01 pm

ORE569 MP 11.38 to 11.67

No to Minimum Delay; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) 1 Lane (Eastbound) 1 Lane
Comments: Road construction is occurring causing no to minimum delays. Watch for construction equipment and workers in roadway. Use caution. Building a new bridge over I-5 to accommodate a reconfigured onramp Building a sound wall south of Beltline and east of Coburg Road Adding an additional lane on eastbound Beltline from Coburg Road to I-5 on ramp Extending the multi-use path for bike and pedestrian travelers. The multi-use path will be extended south, linking Harlow Road to North Garden Way Remarks: This is the last phase of a multi-year interchange project. Minimal delays during the day are expected. Travelers should expect distractions from off-road work in the area and be prepared for trucks entering and exiting the roadway. Night work is estimated to begin mid-August and may continue for several weeks, Monday through Thursday. Crews will be working on median barrier work and paving activities on Beltline. Motorists should expect single lane closures on eastbound and westbound Beltline during night work with crews present from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. The contractor will be constructing sound wall 3 and performing earthwork grading along eastbound Beltline. Drivers should use caution when traveling through the project site and pay attention to the 45 mph speed zone reduction on eastbound Beltline. Oregon State Police are enforcing the speed limit through the work zone area. This project is scheduled to be completed December 2017.
Updated: 08/06/2017 6:36 pm

ORE569 MP 12.79

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: OR569 EB to I-5 NB Ramp (Eugene) Effective September 18, 2017 the ramp from OR569 eastbound (Beltline Hwy) to I-5 northbound will be closed. Estimated date of re-opening is September 29, 2017.
Updated: 09/19/2017 7:01 pm

ORE569 MP 12.79

OFF RAMP
Closure with Detour; Maintenance Work
Comments: Road maintenance operations has closed the eastbound Beltline ramp to northbound I-5. A detour is in place. Ramps Affected. Use eastbound Beltline to Pioneer Parkway. Take a right turn on Q Street, merge onto Interstate 126 West, and take the I-5 Northbound on-ramp.
Updated: 09/18/2017 07:01 am

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