Jefferson County 9-1-1- operators confirm an accident involving a semi truck that is hauling paper.
Apparently the paper is on fire and it's impacting traffic in that area.
It's north of Madras on highway 97. Emergency crews are closing the highway there in both directions-
it's at milepost 83 - which is roughly 8 miles north of Madras.
Lane closures and detours Mt. WA Dr at Shevlin Park Road North to Regency (7/11-11/30)
Road closures along Roosevelt Ave >< Silver Lake Blvd -Chamberlain St. 7a-5p (9/6-11/20)
Valhalla Sewer Relocation Project, Mt. Washington Drive at Shevlin Park Road intersection and North to Regency Street. Nighttime closures with detours marked during roundabout construction. Daytime closures for construction towards Regency Street. 7 p.m. – 7 a.m., July – November.