Oregon storms affect trans-pacific traffic

Lucy Lynch llynch at civil-tongue.net
Tue Dec 4 23:33:10 UTC 2007

On Tue, 4 Dec 2007, Lynda wrote:

> Mark Newton wrote:
>> On 05/12/2007, at 9:29 AM, John Savageau wrote:
>>> If there is anything we at One Wilshire can do to assist any network ...
>> SCCN have carried out a temporary repair, and services are now restored
>> (ours are, in any case -- Two of our six unprotected STM-4's on SCCN  were
>> affected by this, but they're now back)
>> Sounds like things are pretty bad at Portland, Oregon.  Repair took over
>> 24 hours because flooding prevented the splicing crews from getting to
>> the worksite.  Ouch.
> Normally I'd be quiet, but realize that not all news travels, even when it's 
> bad. I don't know whether it's been restored, but last I heard, traffic on 
> I-5 between Portland and Seattle was completely cut off, and traffic was 
> being routed through Yakima (making a 3 hour trip into a 7 hour trip). Oregon 
> is very hard hit. Here's the Washington map; it's bad enough here.
> http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/traffic/
> http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/traffic/trafficalerts/

Lynda -

things are grim on the oregon coast: http://www.tripcheck.com/

Lincoln City camaras are off line, but Florence and Newport give you some

- Lucy

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