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CLEARED: SR 410 east of Chinook Pass closed for mud, snow slide

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on June 10, 2012 at 3:48 pm with No Comments »
June 10, 2012 7:57 pm

UPDATE as of 7:55 p.m.

Avalanche work has been completed and the road has been cleared of mud and snow.

INITIAL POST:

A section of state Route 410 just east of the Chinook Pass summit will be closed until at least 8 p.m. tonight due to a mud and snow slide, according to the state Department of Transportation.

The slide is covering the roadway at milepost 72, two miles east of the pass summit. Workers are trying to remove debris from SR 410 and do avalanche control.

Officials will assess the safety of reopening the area at 8 p.m.

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