Travelers should expect delays on Hwy 101 Pacific Coast Highway at milepost 169, five miles south of Yachats. A fully loaded chip truck is over the embankment. The highway will be open with flaggers as crews work to pull the truck up to the roadway, but expect lane closures and full highway closures throughout the morning.
Due to unsafe conditions related to a fire in the vicinity, SE 5th Street, and Bay Blvd, in Newport will be closed to through traffic between SE Fogarty and SE Moore Drive. Local access will be maintained via SE Moore Drive. The street closures are expected to remain until 5:00 p.m. today.