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Interstate 84 eastbound closed at Troutdale

A landslide at Lyle the morning of Feb. 13,, and a head-on fatal crash at the Bridge of the Gods, briefly blocked Washington SR 14, the alternate route through the gorge with the closure of Interstate 84 Thursday night. Transportation officials believe saturation from snow and rainfall contributed to the slides.

Adam Lapierre, Hood River News
A landslide at Lyle the morning of Feb. 13,, and a head-on fatal crash at the Bridge of the Gods, briefly blocked Washington SR 14, the alternate route through the gorge with the closure of Interstate 84 Thursday night. Transportation officials believe saturation from snow and rainfall contributed to the slides.



Why Troutdale closure?

Safety, amenities and traffic flow all played a role in decision. http://www.thedal...">READ MORE

You may want to think twice about travel plans through the gorge this weekend — or at least give yourself plenty of extra time and patience to reach appointments...

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