The Roseville Mall in Roseville, Oregon, was closed on Monday due to the snowstorm, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation.
The Roseland Mall has been closed since early Tuesday.
The Roseville mall was located on the corner of NW 10th Avenue and NW 12th Street.
The mall was open to shoppers from 2:30 p.m. to 7 p.k. on Monday and had over 1,300 employees, according the Portland Business Journal.
A spokesman for the Portland City Council said the Roseville was closed because of the snow.
“The city will reopen on Wednesday morning at a different time and location,” spokesman Michael DeRosa said in an email.
The city is currently investigating whether to open the mall to the public, or reopen it as a parking lot, but the city said it would not reopen until a snowstorm is over.
The Rose Garden Mall in Portland, Oregon. “
Roseville will reopen as a retail mall in the evening on Monday.”
The Rose Garden Mall in Portland, Oregon.
The mall was closed Monday.
A Roseville spokeswoman said the mall has reopened as a public parking lot but is closed until further notice.
“This is an unprecedented snowstorm event that impacted Roseville.
Our priority is to ensure that the Rose Garden and surrounding areas are safe, while we continue to work to reopen as soon as possible,” spokeswoman Laura Jepson wrote in an emailed statement.
The Oregon Department the Portland Health District and the Portland Fire Department are assisting local authorities in the snow removal effort.
The agency is advising people to stay away from the mall due to potential health impacts and said that residents should not drive to Roseville unless they are prepared to be evacuated due to a downed power line.
A spokesperson for the Rosewood mall said the storm will not affect the mall or the surrounding areas.
The Portland Health district is advising residents to stay at home and stay away.
“Our main concern is for the health of the public and the safety of all who are impacted,” Rosewood spokeswoman Jennifer Meehan said in a statement.
“Our safety protocols have been updated and will continue to be updated throughout the week.”
The Oregon National Guard has begun the cleanup and declared a state of emergency for Roseville and surrounding communities.