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Beginning Friday, all lands in the Ochoco and Deschutes National Forests and the Prineville Bureau of Land Management will move to an Industrial Fire Precaution Level Three.

 

Lisa Clark with the Bureau of Land Management says there is a partial shutdown of cable yarding and power saws between the hours of 1 p.m. and 8 p.m.

 

Additionally, welding or cutting metal or other spark emitting operations have restrictions on the hours they can be used.

 

There are some exceptions and requirements with machinery in the forests.  You can contact the BLM office or their website for additional information. (www.fs.usda.gov/centraloregon)

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  • Click on the link for the latest conditions on the mountain passes.

 

  • I-84,Troutdale MP 17 - 62, in the Coumbia Gorge remains closed. The highway is closed EB at Exit 17 in Troutdale. Trucks use US-26 to OR-35 as an alternate route.

 

  • Construction at 27th Street . Northbound Lane Closed from Ferguson to Bear Creek.  Detour in place.

 

  • 27th and Bear Creek Rd intersection varying traffic control changes

 

  • O.B. Riley Road South-bound lane closed south of Mervin Samples Rd (12/17)