PORTLAND — A landslide has closed eastbound Interstate 84 east of Troutdale indefinitely. The slide covered the roadway about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday.
First responders from the Multnomah County Sheriff and the Oregon Department of Transportation are on the scene assessing the damage, but the landslide remains active as of 5 a.m. and could continue to grow. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for this area. Residents of the community of Dodson are being told to evacuate.
Crews are searching the area for anyone that may have been caught in the debris. Frontage Road and Ainsworth State Park are also closed due to this slide. Multnomah County Sheriff tweeted that the debris field is several feet deep in places. ODOT will be bringing heavy machinery into the area to clear the roadway once it’s safe to enter.
All eastbound traffic must exit at Troutdale, exit 17.
Detouring traffic will not be able to use state Highway 14 eastbound in Washington due to a slide blocking all lanes near Carson, Wash.
Both directions of state Highway 14 are closed about 7 miles east of Carson due to a slide blocking all lanes. The highway will remain closed at least through early Wednesday. There is currently no estimated reopening time.
A debris slide has closed all lanes of Northeast Burnside Road between Skyline Boulevard and Tichner Road. The slide is reportedly near the footbridge at Pittock Mansion turnoff. There is no estimate of when this slide will be cleared.
Fallen trees and debris have closed OR 219 south of Scholls at milepost 11. Travelers are asked to choose an alternate route.
OR 214 is closed in both directions between Silverton and Mt. Angel for downed power lines. A detour is available.
In Linn County, U.S. 20 is closed at its intersection with Albany/Lyons Highway OR 226, milepost 7 for power lines down.
As many as seven roads are closed in Washington County including Rock Creek Boulevard, Fern Hill Road, and Old Highway 47. Check the county website for an updated list and specifics on road closure areas: wc-roads.com
A slide has closed the eastbound lanes of U.S. 30 about two miles east of Cornelius Pass Road. Eastbound traffic is using one westbound lane to get around the slide. Expected delays in the area.
Widespread power outages have been reported in the Portland area. If you encounter a dark traffic signal, treat it as an all-way stop.