Washout keeps White Pass closed

October 3, 2013 

The Washington Transportation Department said Wednesday that U.S. Highway 12 over White Pass will remain closed for a second night due to a washout on the road.

A 45-mile stretch of the highway was closed Tuesday from near the State Route 410 junction west of Naches to the State Route 123 junction east of Packwood.

Officials have not estimated when it might reopen.

They say the road is washed out just east of the summit.

The Associated Press

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