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US101 reopens one lane of alternating traffic at Lake Crescent

A rock slide that closed U.S. Highway 101 at Lake Crescent Wednesday has been cleared to reopen one lane of the road to alternating traffic at mile 228, the Washington State Department of Transportation said at 6 p.m.

Geologists deemed the hillside stable, WSDOT said.

Workers have resumed a rock-scaling construction project at the site.

Only one lane of the road will be open until the project is finished.


Rock slides close section of Highway 101

A rock slide has forced the closure of Highway 101 near Lake Crescent.

Here’s the statement from Olympic National Park:

A rock slide at Milepost 228 has closed Highway101 along Lake Crescent. All through traffic has been detoured from the Lake Crescent area to Highway 112.

Temporary detour signs are being placed by Washington State Department of Transportation employees at the Highway 101-Highway 112 intersection at Laird’s Corner just west of Port Angeles and at the Highway 101-Highway 113 intersection at Sappho.

A rock scaling and cliff bolting project has been ongoing at Milepost 228 since October 5.  The rock slides began late yesterday and have

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Aramark takes over Lake Crescent Lodge management

Aramark Parks and Destinations, one of the biggest concessioners of the National Park Service, today announced it has been awarded a 10-year contract to run Lake Crescent Lodge in Olympic National Park.

Under the agreement, the company is now in charge of all management and operational functions at the lodge, as well as at the nearby Fairholme and Hurricane Ridge stores. That includes overnight accommodations, food and beverage services, retail, rentals and fuel sales.

Aramark already manages Kalaloch Lodge, Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort and Lake Quinault Lodge in the park.

During the last 25 years, Aramark has

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