PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Icy weather continues to hold its grip on the Portland metro area and across the region, causing power outages, fallen trees and crashes.
Road closures are popping up around the area, leading to delays and sometimes cutting off travel altogether. Find a list of closures and crashes that have affected traffic below.
Multnomah County/Hood River County
After closing Thursday, Interstate 84 from Troutdale to Hood River reopened Saturday afternoon.
Another closure happened Saturday morning on Interstate 84, between Pendleton and La Grande, which ODOT said was caused by multiple spin-outs and the icy conditions on the road. That stretch of road has since reopened.
TripCheck reported just after 4 p.m. on Friday that Highway 101 was closed in both directions near the Oregon and Washington border. No details on what specifically led to the closure have been released.
Meanwhile, in downtown Portland, flooding on Southwest 1st Street due to a broken water main led to traffic delays that lasted for several hours.
Several crashes in the areas have authorities reminding people to stay off the roads unless absolutely necessary.
Washington County/Clackamas County
A crash rollover crash on Interstate 5 near Wilsonville sent one individual to the hospital around 2 p.m. on Friday, according to Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue.
Earlier Friday, a car was struck by a train in Oregon City after it became stuck on the railroad tracks near 10th Street and Singer Hill. The Clackamas Fire District said that the car became trapped on the tracks at approximately 8 a.m. after the driver failed to make it up the icy hill.
Another family woke up on Friday morning to find a car on its side abandoned in their driveway, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.
All lanes of Highway 30 were closed three miles east of Astoria as of 10:30 a.m. on Friday. TripCheck reports the closure is due to downed power lines.
After a brief reopening, ODOT says the Astoria-Megler Bridge has closed for the second time on Friday, before reopening at 6:30 p.m.
Cowlitz County crews rescued a truck driver on Friday his semi-truck slid off the road, near milepost 36 Interstate 5 Southbound in Kelso around 1:45 p.m. The driver was uninjured.
KOIN 6 News will continue to update this article with new information throughout the day, but check TripCheck for the latest updates via the link above.