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

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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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