GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore. -- Heavy snow, high winds and low visibility caused numerous jackknifed commercial vehicles in the area of Mt. Hood Monday, according to the Oregon State Police.
At 5 p.m., a 7-mile section of Hwy 26 was closed wstbound at milepost 60 and Eastbound at milepost 67. It was reopened around 6:15, but officials were still discouraging travel in that area.
The biggest trouble spot wasjust east of Highway 35 toward the Timothy Lakes junction.
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Troopers, ODOT and tow companies were very busy trying to remove problem vehicles, according to OSP.
Trooperswere asking motorists to delay unnecessary travel over Mt. hooddue to winter weather conditions.
At least a dozen crashes were also reported on Santiam Pass on Monday due to hazardous conditions. More: 10 crashes at Santiam
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