‘Blizzard conditions’ close I-5 southbound at Ashland


Drivers in snowy conditions (KOIN File)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – Southbound Interstate 5 will remain closed at Ashland exit 14 until Thursday morning due to “blizzard conditions,” at the request of California, ODOT said

ODOT is warned drivers that parking is not allowed at the exit, ramps or travel lanes.

Oregon 66, 273 and Dead Indian Memorial Roads are only open to local traffic — not detours.

Earlier, officials closed I-5 southbound at Weed as inclement weather led to disabled vehicles along the road south of Redding.

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I-5 northbound, north of Redding is also closed.

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Officials warn those driving to California to delay travel in the area.

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