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I-84 WESTBOUND freeway open at Ontario and Baker City - 03/04/19

I-84 WESTBOUND opened at Baker City and Ontario (Exits 302 and 374) around 12:30 a.m. Portions of the freeway had been closed since around 6:50 p.m. due to a truck crash spilling load of metal beams across all WB lanes near MP 253. The EASTBOUND lanes were not impacted. Travelers are reminded to drive with extra caution. For update highway conditions check TripCheck.com or call 511 / 800-977-6368. Outside Oregon call 503-588-2941.

Trucks chaining up, I-84 WB, MP 280
Trucks chaining up, I-84 WB, MP 280
Expect I-84 congestion west of North Powder at truck chain area (Photo) - 02/26/19

Travelers in eastern Oregon are advised to expect congestions at the many truck chain-up and chain-off areas along I-84 and other routes. This morning dozens of commercial vehicles are stopped at the MP 280 westbound truck chain area, located about 5 miles west of North Powder. Motorists can expect slow travel through this area and all drivers are cautioned to watch out for each other. Slow down, drive according to conditions of road, give room for vehicles pulling in or out of the chain site and BE KIND. Commercial vehicle operators, remember that the chain up sites are only for installing or removing chains and not for parking. For update highway conditions check TripCheck.com or call 511 / 800-977-6368. Outside Oregon call 503-588-2941.

TripCheck camera for Clover Creek
TripCheck camera for Clover Creek
I-84 WESTBOUND now open throughout eastern Oregon (Photo) - 02/25/19

I-84 WESTBOUND is now open at Baker City and Ontario (Exits 302 and 374). Portions of the freeway had been closed since 11 a.m. due to multiple trucks spun out and blocking lanes near MP 247 and a disabled truck near MP 267. Travelers are reminded to expect winter conditions, drive with extra caution and chain up when required. For update highway conditions check TripCheck.com or call 511 / 800-977-6368. Outside Oregon call 503-588-2941.

Attached Media Files: TripCheck camera for Clover Creek
truck crash image 02
truck crash image 02
I-84 WESTBOUND closed between Exit 374 and MP 255 (Photo) - 02/24/19

I-84 is closed WESTBOUND between Exit 374 in Ontario to MP 255 (6 miles west of La Grande) due to a truck crash near La Grande. Passanger vehicles may be allowed to continue on freeway between Ontario and Baker City, but will need to exit by Exit 302. If you used alternate routes, drive with extra caution and expect winter conditions. OR 201 between Weiser and I-84 and OR245 between US26 and OR7 are not open as alternate route for freeway traffic. EASTBOUND lanes are open at this time. Check TripCheck.com or call 511 / 800-977-6368 for update conditions. Outside Oregon call 503-588-2941.

I-84 MP 254 EB Truck crash
I-84 MP 254 EB Truck crash
I-84 EB closed between Pendleton and La Grande due to truck crash (Photo) - 02/21/19

I-84 remains closed EASTBOUND between MP 216 (7 miles East of Pendleton) to MP 254, (7 miles west of La Grande) due to semi truck crash containing glass near MP 254. ODOT anticipates this closure could last several hours before route can be cleared of hazardous debris. Use alternate route if available. The WESTBOUND freeway is open. Check TripCheck.com or call 511 / 800-977-6368 for update conditions. Outside Oregon call 503-588-2941.

I-84 now open both EB and WB in eastern Oregon, slow down for fog - 02/21/19

I-84 is now open both EASTBOUND and WESTBOUND between Exit 216 (7 miles east of Pendleton) and Exit 265 in La Grande. Visibility has improved but dense fog remains in the Cabbage Hill and Meacham area. All motorists are remined to slow down and drive according to conditions of the road. Check TripCheck.com or call 511 / 800-977-6368 for update conditions. Outside Oregon call 503-588-2941.