Highway 82 has reopened, and traffic is moving, according to tripcheck.com, after the road was closer earlier Wednesday, Oct. 21.

The highway had been closed in both directions near Minam due to a downed power line, according to a press release from the Oregon Department of Transportation. 

The closure, reported at 1:41 p.m., was located at milepost 28.5, six miles west of Minam, according to the release. An update to the website at 2:07 p.m. indicated there was no to minimal delay being caused by the power lines. 

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Highway 82 has been closed in both directions near Minam due to a downed power line, according to a press release from the Oregon Department of Transportation.

The closure, reported at 1:41 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, is located at milepost 28.5, six miles west of Minam, according to the release. It is unknown how long the road will be closed.

ODOT is advising travelers wait until the highway is open, or use an alternate route.

Editor's note: This post has been updated. 

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