[3/14/17] Crews Work To Clear Mudslide Debris- With Some Blasting Expected

Posted in Feature, Transportation

UPDATE:

The Blasting, originally scheduled for today, has been postponed for several reasons, including heavy overnight rain.

 

Original Story:

Washington State Department of Transportation officials say efforts began yesterday in clearing debris from South Lakeshore Road after a mudslide completely blocked the roadway on Wednesday of last week.

Maintenance Supervisor for the DOT, Rob Swygard, says crews are on scene clearing the roadway- and warns that some blasting will take place today…

031417 WSDOT Rock Slide 1 :40 “…by the chelan airport.”

Over the weekend, Swygard says, crews were stabilizing the hillside…

031417 WSDOT Rock Slide 2 :35 “…going to be working.”