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Offline Skyler_WA

Sierra Cascades Section 1 - Rainy Pass open again - Sep 2013
« on: August 12, 2013, 12:38:59 pm »
UPDATE 9/16/2013:  As Carla noted below, the land slides have been cleared and Rainy Pass has been open again since 9/12.

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UPDATE 9/6/2013:  More heavy rain has triggered more land slides, so Rainy Pass is closed again.

Ref: http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/traffic/passes/northcascades

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UPDATE 8/19/2013:  The land slides have been cleared and Rainy Pass is now open again.

Ref: http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/traffic/passes/northcascades

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Original closure report:

WA State Route 20 is closed indefinitely at Rainy Pass due to multiple land slides.

Nearest detour route is US Highway 2 over Stevens Pass to the south.

http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/traffic/passes/northcascades

http://www.flickr.com/photos/wsdot/sets/72157635037166187/with/9495958514/

http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20130811/NEWS01/708119885#Rock-mud-slides-close-North-Cascades-Highway
« Last Edit: September 16, 2013, 07:06:32 pm by Skyler_WA »

Offline Skyler_WA

Re: Sierra Cascades Section 1 - Rainy Pass closed again - Sep 2013
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2013, 07:47:12 pm »
bump -- see first post for 9/6/2013 update

Offline CMajernik

Re: Sierra Cascades Section 1 - Rainy Pass closed again - Sep 2013
« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2013, 05:44:45 pm »
It reopened on Sept. 12.
Carla Majernik
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