Lincoln County Highway Update
–OR 18 (Salmon River Hwy) will be restricted to a single lane of travel intermittently today through the Van Duzer Corridor (MP 6.5-21) as commercial loggers continue to remove trees from near the highway. Motorists should expect 10-20 minute delays. The highway will return to two lanes of travel at 4:30 p.m., or earlier, and remain fully opened. A previous work schedule that included single lane restrictions during weekdays has been cancelled.
–US 101 remains restricted to a single lane of travel 4.5 miles south of Newport. Flaggers will control traffic. A construction project to rebuild the eroded southbound lane could begin as early as this weekend. There is no need to completely close the highway at this time.
–US 20 (Corvallis-Newport Hwy) is open between Corvallis and Newport. There will be short term single lane restrictions two miles east of Newport as crews remove a tree from the roadway.
–OR 34 (Alsea Hwy) remains closed east and west of Alsea (mileposts 22 & 44) due to landslides. Crews are working to clear the slides and are attempting to reopen the highway today.
–OR 180 (Eddyville-Blodgett Hwy) is open and passable, however there is standing water and slide debris on the highway.
–OR 229 (Siletz Hwy) the highway remains closed between mile post 9 and 15. The Siletz Highway is open from Toledo to Siletz.