City of Salem Road Conditions

Alerts!

North Cascades; Weather Alert
Winter Weather Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 11/23/2014 03:20:00 PM Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 6 PM PST this evening for the north Oregon Cascades above 3500 feet ... The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Winter Weather Advisory above 3500 feet for snow ... Which is in effect until 6 PM PST this evening. * Location Mainly north of Mount Jefferson ... Including Mount Hood and Government Camp. * Timing Now through 6 PM this evening. * Snowfall rates A brief period of heavy snow will produce accumulations of 1 to 3 inches per hour this afternoon. * Total accumulation ... 3 to 8 inches ... Heaviest on and near Mount Hood. * Impacts Heavy snowfall rates will cause rapidly deteriorating road conditions on highway 26 near government camp ... As well as timberline road. Near white-out conditions can be expected at times this afternoon. 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.

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: 11/21/2014 6:56 pm

Road Conditions by Route

I-5 MP 252

No to Minimum Delay; Crash/Hazard
Lanes Affected: (Southbound) 1 Lane
Comments: Hazardous debris is causing no to minimum delays, use caution.
Last Updated: 11/23/2014 4:57 pm

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

I-5 MP 258

Unconfirmed; Crash/Hazard
Comments: An unconfirmed report of high water has been received, use caution.
Last Updated: 11/23/2014 4:18 pm

ORE22 MP 25

Unconfirmed; Crash/Hazard
Comments: An unconfirmed report of high water has been received, use caution.
Last Updated: 11/23/2014 4:19 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: 11/23/2014 10:00 am

ORE99EB MP 5.1

Unconfirmed; Crash/Hazard
Comments: An unconfirmed report of high water has been received, use caution.
Last Updated: 11/23/2014 4:25 pm