ODOT: PDX, Mt. Hood - From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, March 11, ODOT crews will remove eight trees along OR 99E, SE McLoughlin Boulevard, at SE Bybee in Portland that are rotten and in immediate danger of falling into the roadway. Tree felling work requires intermittent traffic stops lasting five minutes and a right lane closure of OR 99E. Travelers should expect delays and consider avoiding the area.
ODOT: Valley, No. Coast - U.S. 26 remains closed in both directions at the Quartz Creek Bridge (milepost 24) 4 miles east of Elsie following a multi vehicle crash. A vehicle fire has been extinguished but the road could remain closed indefinitely for cleanup and to assess any damage to the bridge. A detour for westbound and eastbound traffic has been set up using OR 47 and OR 201. Multiple readerboards have been set up on both sides of the crash warning motorists of the closure and detour. Motorists should avoid the area or expect delays. UPDATE