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Originally published August 14, 2014 at 8:57 AM | Page modified August 14, 2014 at 9:08 AM

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US Highway 12 reopens after mudslide cleared

Washington state Transportation Department officials say a large mud and rock slide that shut down more than 30 miles of U.S. Highway 12 between White Pass and the Highway 410 intersection has been cleared.


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WHITE PASS, Wash. —

Washington state Transportation Department officials say a large mud and rock slide that shut down more than 30 miles of U.S. Highway 12 between White Pass and the Highway 410 intersection has been cleared.

Mud and tree debris reportedly blocked both lanes along a 40-yard-long swath of highway for nearly seven hours. The highway reopened at 10 p.m. Wednesday.

No injuries were reported.



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