SR 971 Lake Chelan Rock Slide Closure Update

Lake Chelan Rockslide
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SR 971, South Lakeshore Drive, remains closed this morning following a massive rockslide yesterday morning. The slide, which measures 30-feet deep in places, occurred Thursday around 5:30 am according to officials with the Washington State Department of Transportation. Cleanup could take several days according to officials.

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The Slide does not affect travel to Chelan but residents living uplake from the slide area between MP 9 and MP 11 will have to use a detour, Navarre Coulee Road. There is no estimated time for reopening the highway.