TRAFFIC ALERT: I-84 closure from wildfire extends to Pendleton area


UPDATE at 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 1: Closures to eastbound lanes of I-84 have extended to the Pendleton area as high-speed winds create hazardous firefighting conditions for crews combatting the blaze.

According to ODOT, the closure was extended to Exit 216, which is six miles east of Pendleton. Westbound lanes have also been shut down from Ontario to Baker City due to harsh conditions and poor visibility.

TRAFFIC ALERT: I-84 wildfire closure extends from Pendleton to Ontario

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