Columbia River Highway Re-Opens After Rock Slide

Posted by Jeremy Scott on June 24, 2014
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TROUTDALE — It was a large job for crews to clear a massive rock slide on the Historic Columbia River Highway near the Stark Street Bridge that closed a quarter-mile of the road for nearly three weeks.

Workers hauled away about 4,400 cubic yards of rocks and debris that slid down the hillside on June 5th.  That’s about four times what was first …

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Day Four of Brutal Winter Storm

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on February 7, 2014
Snow plow on Hwy. 26 outside the tunnel

Snow plow on Highway 26 outside the tunnel

Update: 2/9/2014 4 :00 PM

Portland — Freezing rain arrived Saturday evening blanketing a thin layer of ice on top of the heap of snow that the area had already received. The icy conditions made road conditions treacherous and caused the MAX train system to stop running for the second time in the systems …

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