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White Pass Slide

Posted on 4th March 2014 at 17:47

A landslide closed White Pass between milepost 135 and milepost 151 for about five hours this morning, The State Patrol in Vancouver says that they were contacted by the Department of Transportation office in Yakima at about 2:45 this morning, reporting that a rock slide had come down onto the highway. WashDOT brought in heavy equipment to remove the rocks and other debris, and got both lanes of the highway open around 7:30 am. Traffic is moving in each direction, but traction devices are recommended, and oversized loads are prohibited.