Mt. Bachelor snowfall underscores traffic problems


More snow means more traffic congestion for Bend drivers.

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A greatly improved snow year has Central Oregon residents and visitors flocking to the mountains, exacerbating traffic issues along Century Drive on the edge of Bend.

Although neither the city nor the Oregon Department of Transportation, which maintains the road outside of city limits, have any recent traffic data for Century Drive, representatives of both agencies said the number of vehicles traveling the route appears to be on the upswing this year.

(READ MORE: Bend Bulletin)

Read the OB article on ski traffic here.

 


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