Boulder Blocking Hicgway Two in Tumwater Canyon Friday Night

January 15, 2010

A large

boulder came down onto roadway about 1 mile up Tumwater canyon at about 4:30 pm Friday. The massive rock damaged

the guardrail and pavement, and was large enough to block both lanes of traffic. The boulder was too be to be

moved out by a loader, so avalanche control crews from Stevens Pass will blow up the rock and clear it away. That

means Highway Traffic should detour through Plain for now. Jeff Adamson with the WSDOT said the boulder will be

clear Friday night, but it could take several hours. There were no injuries or vehicles



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