Crash, Highway 47, News

Highway 47 closed at Nowakowski Road for jackknifed semi

A jackknifed semi has resulted in the closure of Highway 47 at Nowakowski Road between Buxton and Tophill, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office said.

The closure follows a separate closure of Highway 26 just south of the area at Staley’s Junction in Buxton.

Icy road conditions continue in the area, according to ODOT’s Tripcheck.com.

Chas Hundley is the editor of the Banks Post and sister news publications the Gales Creek Journal and the Salmonberry Magazine. He grew up in Gales Creek and has a cat.

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