Are chains required on the Siskiyou Summit right now?
R2 – Chains or traction devices are required on all vehicles except four-wheel/all-wheel drive vehicles with snow-tread tires on all four wheels. R3 – Chains required – Chains or traction devices are required on all vehicles, no exceptions.
Is Grants Pass safe to drive?
More data shows Grants Pass is the deadliest city along the highway. July is the most common month for fatal accidents and Sunday is the most common day. Most fatal accidents happened between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Interstate 5 is also on the list.
Do I need chains for Grants Pass?
Extreme winter conditions on Interstate 5 Siskiyou Pass and the summits north of Grants Pass often require a conditional road closure – a requirement for all vehicles to use chains regardless of the type of vehicle or type of tire.
Where is Siskiyou Pass?
Siskiyou Pass is on Oregon Route 273 (“Old Highway 99”) just east of Siskiyou Summit on the southern end of Interstate 5 in Oregon (the “Pacific Highway”).
What happens if I report an inappropriate Grants Pass or forecast?
An inappropriate Grants Pass, OR report and/or forecast will be removed by a moderator.
How to get to the southbound I-5 ramp in California?
During this phase of construction, local motorists traveling to California will use the Old Siskiyou Highway to reach the southbound I-5 ramps at Exit 1. Expect single lane traffic with delays in various locations this construction season. For northbound traffic, the travel lanes will be closed with the truck travel lanes open.
What is being done about accidents on I-5?
Accidents have been occurring due to speeding vehicles going above recommended speeds. Douglas County – Oregon – Construction is occurring and re paving work is underway 7 miles south of Roseburg on Roberts Mountain. This project will pave five miles of I-5 and build climbing lanes on the northbound and southbound approach to Roberts Mountain.