Highway 66 Road Conditions, and also conditions for Dead Indian Memorial Road, and the Howard Hyatt Road - 11/28 - 7 am
Highway 66 reports no winter driving conditions
HOWEVER!! Snow will be falling today. Expect impacts to travel may develop.
Winter driving season has begun. Studded tires legal for use in both Oregon and California. Snow Zones with chain laws in effect.
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Highway 66 has limited maintenance in the winter months. It is NOT ADVISED AS AN ALTERNATE ROUTE when other roads close. Use caution during storms. Semi-truck traffic NOT advised during winter storms. Chains REQUIRED when conditions are adverse.
Additionally, Highway 66 has VERY tight twisting turns on the west slopes in Jackson County east of Ashland. It has length restrictions. Semis with 53 foot trailers cannot negotiate those turns. Additionally, Dead Indian Memorial Road and the Howard Hyatt Roads are NOT alterantive routes for semis, or even longer length trailers behind pick ups. DO NOT RELY ON NAVIGATION DEVICES TO FOOL YOU ONTO THESE ROUTES. YOU WILL WIND UP WITH A TOW BILL IN THE THOUSANDS. And that is if you are lucky.
FOR DEAD INDIAN MEMORIAL ROAD AND THE HOWARD HYATT ROAD
Snowing, light snow pack on the road surface, and slick conditions. Plows and sanders working. Use caution.
These roads have LIMITED WINTER MAINTENANCE AFTER DARK. These routes not NOT ADVISED AS AN ALTERNATE ROUTE when other state highways close due to weather such as snow. Motorists should use caution, especially during active winter storms. These are high elevation, remote mountain roads.
Dead Indian Memorial Road webcam @ mile post 13/summit. This camera updates continuously in real time. Conditions shown here are frequently what you will encounter on nearby Highway 66 - https://tripcheck.com/RoadCams/cams/Dead%20Indian%20Memorial%20Rd%20W_pid2558.JPG?rand=1612153492120