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Thompson Sanitary, which serves Newport area, will be delayed two hours today.
From ODOT: An overturned semi truck is partially blocking OR 126 (Florence-Eugene Hwy)approximately four miles east of Mapleton in Lane County (MP 18.5). Traffic is being flagged through the area. The highway may experience temporary closures as the semi is righted. Motorists should anticipate delays. In addition, motorists should be prepared for extreme winter travel conditions throughout the day on highways at all elevations in Lincoln,Linn,Benton, Lane and parts of Marion counties. ODOT has been plowing and sanding highways through the night but snow is expected to fall during much of the day. Motorists should consider delaying travel or be prepared to travel on snow and ice.
Community Services Consortium (CSC) on NE Avery Street in Newport will be closed today, Friday , December 6. Please call 541-265-8505 on Monday to reschedule appointments or stop by the office on Monday.
Report of a red pickup off the road on the East side of Canal Creek Road, Tidewater. Reporting party can see it from 270 East Bay Drive. Unknown if any injuries.
Newport Chamber of Commerce Luncheon CANCELLED TODAY, per Lorna Davis.
Traffic crash at NE Eads at Highway 20. Non injury. T-Boner.
Central Coast Fire and Yachats Fire are enroute to 465 Double Eagle Drive, Waldport. Homeowner says electrical wall socket has melted. No smoke or fire seen. Homeowner has turned off power to the house.
Lincoln County Transit is shut down. All services. If conditions improve they might relaunch. But at the moment, no buses are rolling. None.
NEWPORT SAT TEST TO BE RESCHEDULED
The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scheduled for Saturday, December 7, 2013, 8:00 a.m. at Newport High School will be rescheduled to Saturday, December 21st (same time and location). The College Board will attempt to contact all students involved to notify them of the changes. Students with questions should contact their high school Counselor on the next school day.