Highway closed by 30 vehicles having trouble with ice
Highway 34 west of Philomath near milepost 53 reportedly closed to traffic for unknown period due to an estimated 30 vehicles having trouble with traction on icy conditions.
Section affected about a three mile section in the Marys Peak area - Traffic update information may be available on ODOT's website www.TripCheck.com <
http://www.TripCheck.com> . UPDATE
ODOT/Willamette Valley, No. Coast: Extremely icy roads and numerous crashes have closed two highways in Benton and Linn counties. OR34 (Alsea Hwy) is closed from mile post 0 at Waldport to mile post 55, near Philomath. Hwy 228 (Halsey-Brownsville Hwy) is closed for its entire length. UPDATE
What a way to start a beautiful weekend on the Oregon coast
Patch, our cat is waiting for breakfast as he enjoys the Sun in Lowell while the Valley and Eugene has a blanket of fog. A 13 mile drive to Lowell east of I-5 and you can escape the fog that Eugene residents put up with. It is worth the short commute to live out of the fog for most of the winter.
A short 13 mile drive east to Lowell and you can escape the Valley fog. 95% of the time that Eugene is socked in with fog there is blues skies in Lowell.