‘Expect lengthy closures’ on Oregon interstate for flooding

ODOT says that the interstate will be shut down for at least 24 hours.

I-84

The Oregon State Police have issued a warning to drivers about an interstate closure due to rising flood waters.

On Friday morning, Oregon State Police shared a Facebook post that reads,

Important #TrafficAlert information 

I-84 in several areas from Hermiston to Ontario are closed due to flooding.  Oregon Department of Transportation is expecting lengthy closures.

These photos are from I-84 milepost 187 at Hermiston this morning.

www.tripcheck.com for updates

The Oregon Department of Transportation says that the closure will last for at least a day: “I-84 ODOT CLOSURE: I-84 WB WILL BE CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING FROM ID BORDER TO 187 FOR AT LEAST 24 HRS. EB TRAFFIC CLOSED FROM MP182-188.”

Update from Oregon Department of Transportation:I-84 ODOT CLOSURE: I-84 WB WILL BE CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING FROM ID…

Posted by Oregon State Police on Friday, February 7, 2020
Flooding caused ODOT to close I-84 eastbound near Hermiston and I-84 westbound near La Grande.

Flooding caused ODOT to close I-84 eastbound near Hermiston and I-84 westbound near La Grande. This is a live shot of I-84 near Echo Meadows Road. http://bit.ly/3blXfTG

Posted by KATU News on Friday, February 7, 2020