Highway 227 conditions - 3/3
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HIGHWAY 227 IS NOT A VIABLE ALTERNATIVE TO I 5 DUE RESTRICTIONS FOR LONG LENGTH LOADS. THERE IS A LENGTH LIMIT ON THE JACKSON COUNTY SIDE. EVEN PICKUPS TOWING LONGER TRAVEL TRAILERS CANNOT SAFELY NEGOTIATE THE TURNS. SEE THE INFORMATION DOWN BELOW. DO NOT RELY ON NAVIGATION DEVICES TO FOOL YOU ONTO THIS ROUTE. YOU WILL WIND UP WITH A TOW BILL IN THE THOUSANDS. And that is if you are lucky.
Bare pavement. Carry chains as required by law.
This highway is a paved logging road essentially. CLOSED to commercial trucks over 35 feet, (except logging trucks hauling by permit), from Trail in Jackson County to Tiller in Douglas County. There are number of SHARP hairpins that standard 53 foot commercial trailers will never be able to safely negotiate. Even longer length travel trailers producing a combined vehicle lenghth over 30 feet have extreme diffuclty negotiating the haripins.