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State Route 302 near Victor reopens

The state Department of Transportation has reopened state Route 302 east of Victor after it was closed March 1.

According to a news release, heavy rainfall triggered roadway settlement and sloughing. An 80-foot section of highway settled more than 6 inches.

WSDOT crews ground off and replaced damaged asphalt, according to WSDOT spokesman Doug Adamson and shown in the picture above.

“SR 302 passes over a slow-moving landslide that is occasionally retriggered by rain,” Adamson said in an email to the Journal. “It’s been a chronic issue for years. Maintenance t...

 

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