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According to the Oreogn Department of Transportation, six people died in a five separate fatal traffic crashes in Oregon during this year's reporting period.  Three people died last year.

 

A total of 64 peoiple have died in Oregon traffic crashes during this holiday period since 2000. The highest number reported was in 1979 when  thirteen people were killed.

 

DUII arrests for Oregon State Police troopers during the holiday period show 48 drivers arrested.  Last year, OSP troopers reported 64 DUII arrests.

 

In Bend, there were 5 arrests, the second highest nubmer in the state, behind Springfield at 8.  The Portland area command office tied with Bend and saw 5 DUII arrests.

Traffic

 

 

  • 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)