City of Salem Road Conditions

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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.

HWY100, 2 miles East of Corbett MP 9 - 22; Closure
The highway is closed EB from Larch Mountain to Ainsworth. Use alternate routes.
Updated: 09/19/2017 3:55 pm

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

Road Conditions by Route

I-5 MP 255.95 to 256.97

Informational only; Commercial Vehicle Information
Details: I-5 MP 256 to MP 258 NB & SB (Salem) Effective June 19, 2017, this section I-5 will be restricted to 20 feet 00 in. in width between the hours of 9 PM & 5 AM. Estimated date of completion is September 15, 2017.
Updated: 09/19/2017 7:01 pm

ORE22 MP 25.9

Future Event: No to Minimum Delay; Maintenance Work
Expected Start Date: 9/26/2017 8:00:00 PM
Lanes Affected: (Westbound) 2 Lanes
Comments: Road maintenance operations are occurring causing no to minimum delays, use caution. Work will be performed at night. Work will take approximately one night. Oversized loads will be able to go through with minimal or no delay
Updated: 09/14/2017 10:04 pm

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