Interstate 5 in California, Cottage Grove, Sutherlin closed due to Winter storm in Coos County, Oregon


    In Oregon – Traffic alert for explorers making a beeline for Southern Oregon on Interstate 5 in California, Sutherlin, Cottage Groove and segments of the interstate are shut because of substantial snow, the winter storm and hazardous conditions in Coos County, Oregon.

    Here’s additional from ODOT: Updating with new conclusion: Interstate 5 among Sutherlin and Cottage Grove.

    Travel is disheartened because of snow and soaked soils in Douglas and Coos Counties. Serious conditions have cut down trees and electrical cables.

    Interstate 5 in California

    Winter conditions in southern Oregon have shut down the accompanying thruways, Various thruways in southwest Oregon were shut Monday morning because of dangerous conditions.

    As indicated by the Oregon Department of Transportation, travel in the influenced zones is debilitated because of snow and soaked soils, especially in Douglas and Coos Counties, where serious climate has cut down trees and electrical cables.

    The Oregon Department of Transportation asked individuals in Coos and Douglas districts to simply remain put.

    “Travel is disheartened because of snow and soaked soils in Douglas and Coos regions,” ODOT said at 8:44 a.m.

    “Extreme conditions MADE US TO cut down trees and electrical cables.”

    As of 10:00 a.m. Monday, ODOT said the following highways were still closed:

    I-5 between MP 136 (Sutherlin) to Cottage Grove (MP 174) due to heavy snow, downed trees and powerlines
    Oregon 42S between Coquille and Bandon due to a landslide (MP 9)
    Oregon 138 West between Sutherlin and Elkton (MP 11-24)
    Oregon 38 west of Elkton between MP 29-37
    U.S. 101 south of Bandon at Four Mile (MP 282)
    Oregon 138 East between MP 17 and 60 (just east of Glide to West Toketee)
    Expect delays due to small slides on Oregon 42 in Coos County
    In addition to the ODOT closures, the Mt. Ashland Ski Road was closed due to hazardous weather conditions.