Road conditions a wreck all over western Oregon
Known traffic problems as of 8:50 p.m. Friday.
Numerous slide-offs on:
Lane Co. Dispatch
Extremely Icy with cars off the roads in Veneta and Elmira
65 calls since 3p for Motor Vehicle ax and cars in ditch
Franklin & Old McVay Highway very slippery
Reports of Black Ice near Riverbend
Benton County Dispatch
Hwy 34 from Corvallis to Philomath is CLOSED due to a Gas Truck jack-knife
Hwy 34 at Botkin Road -- SHUT-DOWN with 30 cars stuck on road. Tow Truck on scene
Linn County Dispatch
All Albany roads are ice-covered. No major ax.
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.