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Traveler inclement weather alert I-5 south of Salem, Oregon

Posted on: December 6th, 2013 by Madeline MacGregor in News & Press | No Comments

Oregon State Police urge extreme caution

Multiple motor vehicle crashes have been reported on I-5 between Salem and Eugene due to the winter weather and hazardous road conditions. Motorists should seek alternate routes and or except significant delays.

If you are nervous about your vehicle’s operation or your experience driving in icy or snowy conditions, consider stopping at OTE’s north or southbound Santiam rest area, north of Albany. Our rest area staff might be able to help you find alternative driving routes.

OSP encourages all motorists to drive cautiously and plan ahead for winter weather driving conditions. For traffic updates contact www.tripcheck.com.

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