Flooding on Tuesday, has caused several highways in eastern Oregon to close: U.S. 395, south of Pilot Rock is closed; OR 244 between Ukiah and I-84 Hilgard is closed; OR 237 between Cove and Union near MP 1 closing soon and expected to stay close through the night.
Crews are out removing debris and assessing damage, and based on what they find, there may be longer closures. Current updates: OR 244 – (Hilgard – Ukiah) MP 47 to 44, closed, and pilot cars will take traffic through later this morning; OR 237 – (La Grande – Cove) MP 2, closed, water over highway in places (local detour in place); OR 237 – (Cove-Union) MP 19, water over the highway in places and signs are out slowing traffic; OR 402 – MP 2-4, closed; OR 244 – MP 1-17, closed; U.S. 395 MP 15-17, closed. Other roads are experiencing high water.
Drivers are cautioned to be alert, and never drive through high water.
Road closures and delays can be found at: www.TripCheck.com