ODOT said ‘metering’ has been lifted for southbound traffic, but there will still be extended delays.
Ashland, Ore — For more than 12 hours south bound Interstate 5 was a parking lot between Ashland and the California-Oregon border.
Blizzard conditions near the Siskiyou Summit prompted ODOT and CalTrans to shut down the highway.
Hundreds of cars and trucks were lined up along I-5–bumper to bumper
I-5 re-opened in both directions on Wednesday around 10:30 a.m.
Cars and semi-trucks are being checked for chains and being let through at a rate of one-per-minute.