Highway 26 near Warm Springs back open after jackknifed semis on icy road

Jacknife trucks Highway 26 Warm Springs
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Jackknife semis on icy Highway 26 closed a section of the highway west of Warm Springs Thursday morning. It was back open by late Thursday afternoon.

The Oregon Department of Transportation said the road was closed between mileposts 100 and 101. 

“Freezing rain is occurring throughout the area and is expected to continue. Delay travel if possible,” ODOT said in an alert. No injuries were immediately reported.

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Jefferson County 509J School District cancelled classes for the second straight day Thursday due to icy roads.

 

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