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
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A section of the historic Columbia River Highway is closed near The Dalles after a large rockslide on Sunday.
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
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