Expexct major traffic slow downs and congestion due to eclipse related traffic along the entire length of Highway 97 from now through the middle of this week. Conditions have been described as jam packed for Highway 97 from the Bend Redmond area to the Highway 26 junction north of Madras at times. You will need to add at least an hour to your estimated trip time just to be safe incase traffic is heavy. You are strongly advised to fill up your tank wherever the opportunity presents itself. Do NOT let your tank get below a quarter tank. Gas supplies have been running out in some towns in Central and Eastern Oregon leading to stranded motorists out of gas and with no timely fillups available.
WEED, CALIFORNIA TO OREGON STATE LINE
No issues with travel being reported
Highway 97 webcams Weed to Oregon State line
Grass Lake Summit - http://tripcheck.com/RoadCams/cams/GrassLake_pid610.jpg?rand=1480452960623
Mt. Hebron Summit - http://tripcheck.com/RoadCams/cams/MtHebron_pid612.jpg?rand=1480452994366
Dorris / Oregon State line - http://tripcheck.com/RoadCams/cams/Dorris_pid609.jpg?rand=1480453033718
OREGON STATE LINE TO BEND, OREGON
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Work is being done on a re paving project 29 miles north of Klamath Falls from mile post 245 to mile post 247. Traffic is being controlled by signs and a pilot car. Expect delays of 20 minutes or less.
Construction is occurring nightly between from Sunday through Friday nights from 5 pm to 9am the following morning from mile post 201 to mile post 222. Expect delays of up to 20 minutes in this area.
Spring Creek Grade - http://tripcheck.com/RoadCams/cams/US97%20at%20Spring%20Creek%20(Top%20of%20Grade)_pid1726.JPG?rand=1480453186883