City of Salem Road Conditions


Central Willamette Valley, South Willamette Valley; Weather Alert
Dense Fog Advisory, *NOAA Issue Date: 1/26/2015 07:30:00 PM Dense Fog Advisory in effect for the central and southern Willamette Valley until 10 AM PST Tuesday ... The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Dense Fog Advisory ... Which is in effect until 10 AM PST Tuesday. * Visibility: a quarter of a mile or less. * Timing: through Tuesday morning * Locations include: Eugene ... Springfield ... Corvallis ... Albany ... Salem ... McMinnville * Impacts: visibility will be impaired on many roadways ... Making it difficult to see other vehicles ... Bicycles ... And pedestrians. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving ... Slow down ... Use your headlights ... And leave plenty of distance ahead of you.

US101B, 2 miles West of Astoria MP 5; Closure with Detour
The Lewis and Clark River Bridge will be closed starting December 1, 2014; a detour will be in place. Use an alternate route., The Lewis & Clark River Bridge is scheduled to be closed to facilitate construction activities starting December 1, 2014. This closure is anticipated to last until August 1, 2015. A detour route will be designated with signing during the length of the closure. The project is scheduled to be completed in November 2017.
Updated: 12/10/2014 10:31 am

Road Conditions by Route

I-5 MP 251.4 to 251.7

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Construction Work
Comments: Intermittent flagging with delays up to 20 minutes should be expected This project will upgrade the existing interchange to support the area's expansion. The project will upgrade the existing interchange by adding a westbound to southbound loop ramp and modifying an eastbound to southbound ramp and the existing southbound off ramp. Initial work is to clear areas for future improvements
Updated: 01/19/2015 2:37 pm

I-5 MP 253 to 261

No to Minimum Delay; Construction Work
Lanes Affected: (Southbound) Median (Northbound) Median
Comments: Construction in the area, use caution. This project consists of installing guardrail, concrete barrier, and cable barrier along the median of I-5 through the Salem area. The scheduled work includes 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 2014.
Updated: 01/09/2015 06:08 am

I-5 MP 256 to 259.4

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Maintenance Work
Lanes Affected: (Northbound) 1 Lane
Comments: Road maintenance operations are occurring, use caution.
Updated: 01/27/2015 03:45 am

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: 01/26/2015 7:00 pm

ORE22 MP 25.9

Estimated delay under 20 minutes; Maintenance Work
Comments: Road maintenance operations are occurring, use caution. Crews are working to install catch basin drains under the bridge. Watch for nighttime road work and lane closures. Work is expected to last until mid Feburary.
Updated: 01/23/2015 04:53 am