Communities recovering after winter storm

KEZI 9 News is tracking the latest closures and delays.

EUGENE, Ore. -- Many communities in the Willamette Valley are still recovering from the snowstorm, which caused power outages, road closures and hazardous driving conditions.

Roads are gradually reopening after crews worked over the past few days to remove trees and other hazards. Highway 138E is now open, and Highway 58 is scheduled to reopen to all traffic at 6 p.m. Friday, Oregon Department of Transportation officials said.

U.S. 101 is expected to be closed for a few more days, officials said Thursday. Ground movement is setting back repairs to the roadway near Brookings.

Some schools have started announcing their plans going forward after the storm:

DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOLS

  • North Douglas School District: AM/PM buses on snow routes Monday and Tuesday

LANE COUNTY SCHOOLS

  • Lane Community College: Opening at 9 a.m. March 2; all Eugene locations will resume classes and events; Florence and Cottage Grove centers remain closed

FRIDAY, MARCH 1

LANE COUNTY SCHOOLS

  • Creswell School District: AM/PM buses on snow routes
  • Emerald Christian Academy: Closed; no day care
  • Eugene School District 4J: AM/PM buses on snow routes
  • Fern Ridge School District: AM/PM buses on snow routes
  • Head Start of Lane County: No classes; staff report at 10 a.m.
  • Junction City School District: Two-hour delay
  • Lane Community College: Closed
  • Lowell School District: Closed
  • Oak Hill School: Closed
  • Oakridge School District: Closed 
  • Pearl Buck Center: West 1st Avenue facility closed for clients; community services open
  • Pleasant Hill School District: Closed
  • South Lane School District: Closed
  • Springfield Christian Kindergarten & Preschool: Closed
  • Springfield School District: Closed
  • Willamalane: Early Start, Kids Club, all preschools and Two50 canceled

DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOLS

  • Riddle School District: Closed
  • Roseburg School District: Closed
  • South Umpqua School District: Closed 
  • Sutherlin School District: Closed

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