NEW PILOT CAR ADDED TO OR 22E SCHEDULE STARTING TODAY
Posted on FlashAlert: September 30th, 2020 6:23 PM
SALEM--Starting on Thursday, October 1, the Oregon Department of Transportation is adding a new pilot car to the schedule to allow residents to get back into the Santiam Canyon later in the day. The new pilot car will run at 6 p.m. from Gates to Detroit/Idanha. The new pilot car schedule is:
7:30 a.m. Detroit to Gates
9 a.m. Gates to Detroit
11 a.m. Detroit to Gates
1 p.m. Gates to Detroit
5 p.m. Detroit to Gates
6 p.m. Gates to Detroit
ODOT is also moving one of the road blocks from milepoint 50.5 to approximately 46.7 to allow for access into Mongold State Park for bathroom and other facilities starting at 7 p.m. on Thursday. We will also be using the state park to stage those folks wanting to get into the pilot car line.
ODOT continues to use pilot cars in the Santiam Canyon to safety move residents through numerous work zones where hazard trees are being removed.