Author Topic: Northern Tier: SR20/North Cascades Hwy across the Cascades FINALLY OPENS!  (Read 862 times)

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Offline adventurepdx

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Just got the "official" word:


DATE/TIME: May 25, 2011, 12:05 p.m
DESCRIPTION: SR20, the North Cascades Highway, has been opened.
LOCATION: SR 20 from milepost 171 to milepost 148 North Cascades Highway
START: May 25, 2011, 12:05 p.m.
Est. END: Unknown
CONTACT: NCTMC  (509) 667-2802

Wednesday’s noon reopening of the North Cascades Highway marks the second latest since the highway opened 39 years ago.  The latest ever was June 14, 1974, and the next latest, surpassed by this year, was in 1976 when it reopened on May 21.