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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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U.S. 101 work at Lake Crescent could mean minor delays

Traverlers heading to the north end of the Olympic Peninsual should be aware that road work has started on a 12.2-mile stretch of U.S. 101 along the southern edge of Lake Crescent. Crews will be doing road repairs today through June 18.

The work will be done weekdays between 6 a.m.-6 p.m., and includes measuring sections of the road in preparation for further repairs and chip-seal later this summer. There will be no roadwork performed this coming weekend and June 12-13.

While the repairs are being completed, motorists should expect delays of up
to 15 minutes.

Motorists may also

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