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US 30 to be closed for weeks after rockslide, officials say

A large rockslide Sunday night has forced state transportation officials to close the Columbia River Highway near the Rowena Crest Viewpoint, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation. 13 more words

The Oregonian

Heavy rains cause flooded roads, landslide on Historic Columbia River Highway

Sunday’s aqueous deluge is starting to take a toll.

The heavy rain caused a landslide on the Historic Columbia River Highway near the Stark Street Bridge, the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office reported. 12 more words

The Oregonian

Congress awards $30M in grants 

The Federal Lands Access Program has awarded the Oregon Department of Transportation more than $30 million to improve access to federal lands in the Columbia River Gorge. 54 more words

Dept. Of Transportation

Warren Falls: A Postscript (Part 2 of 2)

The first part of this article focused on the missed opportunity to restore Warren Falls as part of construction of the most recent phase of the Historic Columbia River Highway (HCRH) State Trail. 4,018 more words

Natural History

Feds grant $28M for Mitchell Point crossing 

Oregon Department of Transportation has found a light at the end of the tunnel in its endeavor to fully restore the Historic Columbia River Highway as a single trail. 47 more words

Dept. Of Transportation

The Majestic Waterfalls of the Historic Columbia River Highway in Oregon

Route 30, or the Columbia River Highway, was originally constructed in the early twentieth century as a more automobile-friendly alternative to  the steep and winding route Oregon Trail wagon routes that bordered the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge. 700 more words

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